POSITION: Chief Financial Officer

 NATURE OF BUSINESS: Empowerment Investment Holding Company

 JOB LOCATION: Johannesburg

 REPORTS TO: Chief Executive Officer



SUMMARY OF EXECUTIVE OPPORTUNITY: Lead and direct the company’s financial strategy encompassing an optimised capital structure, balance sheet management, investment finance, risk & assurance and financial stewardship. Take accountability for all statutory reporting and tax matters. The balance sheet amounts to R9 billion


  • CA(SA) (essential)

  • Master’s Degree in Taxation or MBA would be advantageous

  • Essential to have 10 to 15 years of financial management experience in an investment company  or within a large corporate environment

  • Useful to have Sub Saharan African experience

  • Useful to have listed company experience

  • Useful to have had prior investment strategy management exposure


  • Must have demonstrated expertise in the following fields: Financial Controlling and accounting principles; Internal controls and risk management; Tax management and compliance; Liquidity and Treasury; Consolidations and Governance

  • Sound knowledge of GAAP, IFRS, King 3 Governance Principles, and relevant legislation

  • Must have a good understanding of audit and risk assessment processes and principles

An appointment will be made in accordance with the client’s empowerment requirements for the opportunity


Send your details in confidence to:  haley.bacher@woodburnmann.co.za

Note: Woodburn Mann will verify the qualifications of candidates prior to client interview. Should you be interviewed by Woodburn Mann you will be asked to sign a consent form to permit us to verify your qualifications. Scanned copies of your degrees and diplomas may be asked for and can be sent to us when sending us your educational and career details.