POSITION: Group Chief Finance Officer (GCFO)
A reputable Ghanaian owned company with subsidiaries diverse industries, including alcoholic & non-alcoholic beverages, paper packaging real estate and commercial farming is seeking to recruit a dynamic and accomplished professional to lead and monitor the performance of the finance functions of the Group. The GCFO will report to theGroup Chief Executive Officer.
Provide oversight for the finance function.
Develop and implement financial and management accounting policies and procedures
Formulate and design financial recording and reporting formats/systems and monitor its implementation to ensure proper and timely submission of all financial reports from the Subsidiaries.
Develop comprehensive budget templates and guidelines for the Group and monitor its implementation at the Subsidiary level to ensure uniformity in budget preparation presentation and reporting.
Develop annual operating budget and monitor its implementation Oversee all accounts, ledgers and reporting systems within the Group to ensure completeness, accuracy and compliance with internaL external policies and generally accepted accounting principles and regulatory requirements
Provide technical support to the Finance Heads of Subsidiaries for effective and efficient financial management and reporting as well as ensure timely resolution of complex and challenging financial matters. Strategy & Policy Development
Participate as a member of the Executive/Senior Management in the development of strategic business plans that support the Group’s short, medium to long term vision and monitor its implementation to achieve
targeted objectives Define and develop policies, standard operating procedures (SOPs), measures, control systems and monitor its implementation to ensure prudent/sound
financial and investment management that will meet the Group’s goals and enhance shareholders’ value. Serve as the principal financial advisor to the Group CEO, Executive Management and the Board and to support the preparation Annual Financial, Operating and Strategic Plans.
Monitor to ensure successful execution of approved strategies within the Group.
Investment & Business Development
Develop financial and investment policies. Lead in the evaluation of investment prospects and conduct cost benefit analysis on identified investments/initiatives to determine their financial viability and tax consequences for Management
decision-making Lead in financial modelling and analysis to support the development of short, medium to long-term strategy
Master’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics. Must be a member of a recognised professional body: ICA, ACCA, CIMA, and CPA
Knowledge & Skills
Strong technical knowledge in financial management and reporting
Excellent working experience in financial and operational risk assessment and management.
Excellent strategic thinking, implementation and
monitoring Demonstrated ability in interfacing with other members of Senior Management Board members, different categories of staff, Government Officials, Regulatory and Statutory bodies as well as Financial Institutions
In-depth knowledge of the International Financial Reporting System (IFRS), Accounting and Auditing Standards and related regulations.
Excellent knowledge and understanding of enterprise wide accounting information systems. Excellent communication, presentation and report writing skills.
Excellent analytical, statistical and quantitative skills, Good knowledge in the use of Office Microsoft, Internet and other financial/accounting software tools.
Excellent Leadership, managerial, coaching, mentoring and interpersonal skills in a team setting.
HOW TO APPLY
Interested applicants should please send an email to:
for the attention of the Group Chief Executive Officer.
September 21, 2020.
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