EXECUTIVE SEARCH STATUS: COMPLETE

 POSITION: Chief Financial Officer

 NATURE OF BUSINESS: Multi-National: Machinery Support & Service

 JOB LOCATION: Johannesburg

 SUMMARY OF EXECUTIVE OPPORTUNITY:

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Administrative, financial and risk management operations of the company (includes the development of a financial strategy, metrics tied to that strategy and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve the company’s assets and report accurate financial results)

  • Company secretarial functions, legal matters, supply chain and the IT department

  • Provide cost control and measurement and assist in the commercial aspects of managing the business

  • Total Staff Responsibility: 500 employees

  • Financial Responsibility:    R1 billion

 

KEY EXECUTIVE ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED:

  • Preference will be given to CA qualification although similar professional qualifications will be considered

  • Additional post graduate qualifications would be desirable

  • At least 10 years of progressively responsible financial experience for a major company or division of a large corporation with operating turnover in excess of R700 million (with at least 5 years in a senior management role)

  • Multi-national company experience would be preferable especially with a strong reporting record

  • Experience in the management of IT, Supply Chain and company secretarial functions is important

  • Sound knowledge of GAAP, IFRS, King 3 Report, and relevant legislation (Tax, Company, Property, Insurance Law)

  • Good understanding of audit and risk assessment processes and principles

  • Must have service company experience and be able to demonstrate cost management achievements

  • Should have experience in partnering with, and adding commercial value to, an executive team and have a high level of written and oral communication skills

 

 

 

Note: 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.