Chief Financial Officer/Financial Director

Location: Gauteng, Gauteng
Date Posted: 10-03-2018
We are looking for a BRILLIANT, DYNAMIC CA(SA) to join our Small to Medium sized JSE-listed AltX Financial Group client.  Your willingness to move to East London, combined with your previous experience either on the JSE and/or Financial Industry experience  will clinch this amazing opportunity. (Note:-  If you believe this is a perfect position for yourself, but you are definitely not able to move to East London, and can prove to EXCO that you can fulfill the role in Johannesburg - then we will definitely consider your application)

Broad overview of FD/CFO role:
The CFO/FD (“FD”) is responsible for accounting practises, overall financial management and budgeting, forecasting and financial reporting within the Client's Group and its subsidiaries  The FD is required to establish group-wide objectives, policies, procedures, processes, programmes and practices to assure the Group of a continuously sound financial accounting structure. The FD is responsible for helping ensure that the respective Board fulfills its responsibilities in respect of financial risk management and for determining and implementing the financial and investment strategy of the Group and developing appropriate metrics tied to that strategy.  

Principal requirements: 
  • Analytical and strategic thinker with attention to detail and the ability to provide sound business judgment and advice (will be required to undertake various psychometric type tests to assess this);
  • Strong financial management, risk, governance, analysis and modelling and costing skills;
  • Conceptual/ Big Picture thinking - The ability to integrate information from a variety of sources, discern complex underlying relationships and predict patterns for future growth;
  • Judgement & Decision-making - The ability to make firm, sometimes difficult, decisions fairly and compassionately based on facts, criteria and disciplined, logical thinking;
  • Strategic thinking - Applies long-term systemic thinking, utilising factual analysis, intuition and creativity to imagine new and different futures for the business area / organisation;
  • Drive for Results: The capacity to be a self-starter and originator who maintains high levels of activity and produces a consistent high quality output within agreed deadlines;
  • is prompt and proactive in driving for results and sets demanding goals for self and others;
  • Strong and effective leadership skills;
  • Excellent inter-personal skills;
  • Excellent presentation and financial reporting skills.
  • Computer literate (MS Office and Outlook and standard accounting packages);
  • Outcome orientated
  • Adaptable to change and able to manage change.
If you believe that you have what it takes, have the relevant experience in a similar role then please apply soonest.  This position will be filled quickly as EXCO is keen to get the interviewing and on-boarding process completed soonest.
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