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Group CFO (JB4479)

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Group CFO (JB4479)

Group CFO (JB4479)
Lichtenburg, North West
Competitive cost-to-company

A unique opportunity for a seasoned Chartered Accountant CA(SA) with a dynamic and innovative mindset to join a mid-market enterprise. This role is not simply operational but requires a strategic, big-picture-thinking individual with a passion for driving change and innovation.

In this crucial role, you will be responsible for supervising all aspects of the company’s financial health and supporting the GCEO in driving strategic growth initiatives. You will lead a high-performing team in issues that relate to finances, treasury, risk management, as well as information technology.

The culture within the organisation is a blend of the professionalism of a corporate environment with a team of down-to-earth, dedicated individuals who are passionate about their work. While the office environment is busy and dynamic, the pace slows down once you leave, offering an ideal balance for those looking to escape the chaos of city life.

Minimum Requirements:
Registration as a Chartered Accountant (SA) in good standing with the SAICA, with extended IFRS knowledge.
Five to ten years of experience in a senior financial role within the agricultural sector is crucial.
Extensive knowledge and experience in financial, purchasing, and risk management.
Proven career history in the preparation and management of strategic plans, business plans, and annual budgets.
The ability to implement internal systems and controls to ensure good financial management.
Proven oversight and experience regarding technology and information systems.
A proven record of success in the development and implementation of financial strategies that drive growth and profitability.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to translate financial data into executable insights.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong relationships at all levels of the company.
A strategic attitude with a passion for partnership with business leaders to achieve shared goals.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Financial Leadership and Strategy: Establishing a partnership with the GCEO and leadership team to develop and execute long-term financial plans, operational efficiency, as well as capital assignment strategies. To be a successful financial leader in this position, you must demonstrate high ethical values and integrity at all times.
Financial Operations and Reporting: Ensuring the accuracy, timeliness, and transparency of financial reporting, budgeting, and forecasts.
Risk Management and Internal Control Measures: Providing the necessary guidance and driving the implementation as well as maintenance of a robust framework for risk management and internal control measures.
Treasury and Capital Markets: Optimising capital structure, managing liquidity, and ensuring financing solutions.
Aligning Information Technology with Strategy: Driving and aligning the strategic direction of IT systems to support strategic goals to ensure optimal support for the internal functions and operations, as well as the supply of data for informed decision-making.
Business Savvy and Insights: Supplying insightful analyses and recommendations to support business leaders throughout the company.
Representation on Various Boards: Serving as a nominated director on the boards of various subsidiaries and joint ventures to drive and protect the company’s interests.

The company offers a comprehensive relocation package, including assistance with transport, packing, insurance, and property options. The standard benefits include a competitive cost-to-company (CTC) package, annual bonus, long-term incentives, 30 days of leave, and tailored medical aid options. Additionally, they support further development through funded studies.

Please do not apply using Scanned CVs, no supporting documentation is required at this point, this will be requested later.

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