Group Chief Finance Officer Vacancy

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  • Nairobi

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Group Chief Finance Officer
Group chief finance officer
Full Time
Human Resources
KSh Confidential
2 days ago
Job Summary

Responsibility for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial-related activities of the group of companies.

Qualification Level: Bachelor
Experience Level: Management level
Experience Length: 15 years

Job Description

Lafayette Resources is founded on the philosophy of long lasting partnerships. We are Bold and Tenacious, we love to take on big challenges and win, and we always partner closely with our clients in providing sustainable and lasting solutions.

The Group Chief Financial Officer is a key member of the Executive Management team, and reports to the CEO and the Board.

The CFO will assume a strategic role in the overall management of the company. The CFO will have primary day-to-day responsibility for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial-related activities of the group of companies. This will include direct responsibility for accounting, finance, forecasting, strategic planning, job costing, legal, property management, deal analysis and negotiations, investor relationships and partnership compliance and private and institutional financing.

This is a highly demanding C Suite role in the Banking sector, that requires a seasoned finance leader and professional.

Let’s look at the Job, what is expected of you

You are a good abstract and conceptual thinker and an introspective person who will thoroughly think through issues and problems, and enjoys confronting and solving complex problems

You are highly reliable, very disciplined and precise and has the ability to evaluate facts in a logical and systematic way, are logical and analytical in your approach to issues. You have a strong tendency towards management and towards specialization

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Then let’s look at the key deliverables for the role

Provides leadership in the development for the continuous evaluation of short and long-term strategic financial objectives.
Ensure credibility of Finance group by providing timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial trends and forecasts.
Take hands-on lead position of developing, implementing, and maintaining a comprehensive job cost system.
Direct and oversee all aspects of the Finance & Accounting functions of the organization and subsidiaries
Evaluates and advises on the impact of long range planning, introduction of new programs/ strategies and regulatory action.
Establish and maintain strong relationships with senior executives so as to identify their needs and seek full range of business solutions.
Provide executive management with advice on the financial implications of business activities.
Manage processes for financial forecasting, budgets and consolidation and reporting for the group
Provide recommendations to strategically enhance financial performance and business opportunities.
Ensure that effective internal controls are in place and ensure compliance with GAAP and applicable regulatory laws and rules for financial and tax reporting.

Qualifications and Requirements:

A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
An MBA will place you in a highly favourable position
Must be a Certified Public Accountant (CPA)K
15+ years’ experience in progressively responsible financial leadership roles, preferably you have worked in any of the top 5 accounting firms at a senior level
Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of the organization and with staff at different locations is essential.
Strong problem solving and creative skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analyses.
High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation.

Method of Application

Interested candidates should send applications and remember to mention your current remuneration.

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