The financial expertise and strong leadership of a Chief Financial Officer is sought by a forward-thinking FinTech company in Joburg where you will play a critical role executing growth plans and expanding the business in a lean environment.
You will also be hands-on, leading the Finance & Accounting functions and providing strategic and financial insights to promote the use of metrics to drive the business.
The ideal candidate must have 12+ years’ post-articles CA (SA) experience with at least 5 being in Financial Services, 3 years in an executive leadership position, have successfully raised capital through multiple series funding rounds, proven experience with merger & acquisition aims and implementations of new ERP and WMS systems.
DUTIES : Serve as a member of the executive team and will be an architect of the company’s strategy. You will be key in developing and driving operational and financial changes which to contribute to a scalable business.
Ensure and report on ROI in terms of engagement and deployment of resources across all departments in line with the strategy set.
Safeguard the future value of the business by critically examining the risks and expected returns on different strategy alternatives.
This can be a balance of challenging approaches while continuing to be viewed and valued as a growth and prudent risk-oriented team member.
Hire and manage A-players and teams. Support the COO and CEO and other stakeholders to raise capital to scale the business where applicable.
Work in close partnership with the CEO and other stakeholders to assist with merger and acquisition efforts of the business.
Drive the company culture and values across the business. REQUIREMENTS : 12+ Years of post-articles CA(SA) experience with a minimum of 5 years in Financial Services.
A minimum of 3 years in an executive leadership position. You have successfully raised capital through multiple series funding rounds.
Proven experience leading, driving, and executing on merger and acquisition aims. Have expertise defining the processes and implementing the infrastructure / systems needed to support substantial growth, including the implementations of new ERP and WMS systems.
Experience working in rapidly changing environments that required changes in resource allocation. ATTRIBUTES : Honest and have integrity You do not cut corners ethically.
You earn trust and maintain the confidence of clients and team members. Strategic in your thinking / visionary You can see and communicate the big picture in an inspiring way.
You determine opportunities and threats through a comprehensive analysis of current and future trends. Innovative You generate new and innovative approaches to problems.
Entrepreneurial You have experience creating new value within the business. Data-driven You have experience utilising data from across the business to drive insights and better decision making.
Digitally competent You are aware of the most relevant or common technologies and can decide upon the most appropriate technology according to the purpose or need at hand.
A good listener You let others speak and seek to understand their viewpoints. Assertive You move quickly and take a forceful stand without being overly abrasive.
Open to criticism and ideas You often solicit feedback and react calmly to criticism or negative feedback.