CFO - IT Industry
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Exciting career opportunity in a well established global ICT company specialising in the ERP Sector for a dynamic Chief Financial Officer CA (SA), MBA highly desirable with 10+ years in financial leadership roles, preferably in gained in the IT Industry.
The ideal candidate should be an expert in their field with a strategic and innovative focus, excellent leadership and troubleshooting skills and the ability to play a lead role in developing new processes. Previous experience applying knowledge and skill across or in leading multiple projects/organisations is essential.
Reporting to the CEO the primarty responsibility will be for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial related activities and strategies for the business.
Provides leadership in the development for the continuous evaluation of short and long-term strategic financial objectives
Ensure credibility of Finance team by providing timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial trends and forecasts
Direct and oversee all aspects of the Finance functions of the organisation
Evaluates and advises on the impact of long range planning, introduction of new programs/ strategies and regulatory action
Overseeing the development, monitoring, evaluation and implementation of financial projects
Provide executive management with advice on the financial implications of business activities.
Manage processes for financial forecasting, budgets and consolidation and reporting
Provide recommendations to strategically enhance financial performance and business opportunities
Ensure that effective internal controls are in place as well as rules for financial and tax reporting
Global tax optimisation
Identifying, scrutinising and management of mergers and acquisitions to create value for the business
Development and implementation of a global cost recovery model to ensure that corporate costs are adequately recovered
Identifying and implementing the ideal corporate structures to optimise the financial flows across the global entities
Establishing and maintaining effective stakeholder relationships
Managing stakeholder consultations whereby financial advice is provided
Managing the Finance team and ensuring that all aspects are running effectively
Implementing effective and transparent systems for risk management
Monitoring and reporting on compliance
Promoting a culture of good governance
Supporting and implementation of codes of good conduct
Implementation of strategies and systems to support governance (i.e. ethical codes)
MBA highly desirable
10+ years in financial leadership roles, preferably in the IT Industry
Ability to manage tight deadlines
Problem solving and decision making
Strong interpersonal skills
Ability to work efficiently in a broad cultural spectrum
The ability to objectively interpret and translate complex information
Strategic planning and financial management
Market related and negotiable on experience