Chief Finance Officer

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Overview of role

The Chief Financial Officer position is accountable for the administrative, financial, and risk management operations of the company, to include the development of a financial and operational strategy, metrics tied to that strategy, and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve company assets and report accurate financial results.

Job description

  • Assist in formulating the company's future direction and supporting tactical initiatives
  • Monitor and direct the implementation of strategic business plans
  • Develop financial and tax strategies
  • Manage the capital request and budgeting processes
  • Develop performance measures that support the company's strategic direction
  • Participate in key decisions as a member of the executive management teams
  • Maintain in-depth relations with all members of the management team
  • Manage the accounting department
  • Manage any third parties to which accounting, or finance functions have been outsourced
  • Oversee the company's transaction processing systems
  • Implement operational best practices

Financial Information

  • Oversee the issuance of financial information, including reporting of monthly management reports.
  • Report financial results to the board of directors

Risk Management

  • Understand and mitigate key elements of the company's risk profile
  • Monitor all open legal issues involving the company, and legal issues affecting the industry
  • Construct and monitor reliable control systems
  • Maintain appropriate insurance coverage
  • Ensure that the company complies with all legal and regulatory requirements
  • Ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors and relevant government authorities
  • Maintain relations with external auditors and investigate their findings and recommendations


  • Monitor cash balances and cash forecasts
  • Arrange for debt and equity financing

Please download detailed job description below.

Requirements, Education and Experience

  • Qualified Chartered Accountant, CIMA, ACCA qualified, with min 5 years wrking experience. Experience in the Financial Services Industry will be a added advantage.
  • Vision and strategic thinking
  • Decision making
  • Influence and impact
  • Networking and relationship management
  • Developing and empowering others
  • Change management
  • Financial awareness
  • Team leadership
  • Integrity

Detailed information



Match criteria
  • Gaborone
Education level
  • Masters Level
  • Banking and insurance
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