Talent House Ltd
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Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

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About Talent House Ltd:

We are a leading recruitment and HR consulting firm that operates as a link between people and companies in achieving a shared purpose. We offer creative, effective and flexible solutions that not only help individuals discover their career paths but provide organizations with talent they can recruit, develop and retain.

About the role:

Our client is a multinational Fintech firm that is seeking a dynamic and experienced Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to join their executive team. The CFO will play a critical role in shaping the financial strategy of the firm, driving financial performance, and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements across all entities in countries of operation (Zambia, Namibia, South Africa and United States). The ideal candidate will have a strong background in finance, accounting, and investment management, along with exceptional leadership and communication skills.

Responsibilities

Financial Strategy and Planning:

Global – Overseeing different companies and entities in countries of operations Zambia, Namibia, South Africa, United States

Develop and execute the financial strategies of the firm, aligning with overall business objectives.

Oversee financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, and analysis to support strategic decision-making.

Evaluate investment opportunities and provide financial insights to guide investment decisions.

Team building and leadership of the finance function

Financial Reporting and Analysis:

Consolidate Annual financial statements

Preparation and sign off of management accounts

Preparation and sign off of financial statements

Compliance with all submissions to taxes, payroll and related bodies

Conduct comprehensive financial analysis, identifying trends, variances, and areas for improvement.

Present financial performance and forecasts to the executive team.

Risk Management and Compliance:

Implement robust internal controls and risk management processes to safeguard assets and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.

Stay abreast of regulatory changes and industry best practices to mitigate risks and maintain compliance.

Manage relationships with external auditors, tax advisors, and regulatory authorities.

Capital Management

Manage capital structure, liquidity, and cash flow to optimize returns.

Required skills and qualifications

Five or more years of experience in executive or leadership roles in finance

Master’s degree (or equivalent experience) in accounting, business accounting, or finance

Excellent analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex financial data and make strategic recommendations.

Proven experience in finance, accounting, or investment management

Strong understanding of financial markets, investment principles, and valuation techniques.

Personal attributes

Hands-on and proactive

Seasoned finance professional

Compensation:

The incumbent will receive a competitive salary commensurate with experience.

Application deadline
26 Jun 15:00