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  • Type: SOS
  • Job #866

Our client is a growth stage FinTech startup working to help migrant workers in South Africa send money home. Since 2015 they have been providing reliable remittances, at a socially fair price, to those that need it most.

In order for them to continue to grow, they need to ensure there is a strong focus on financial management, optimization and growth investment. The Chief Financial Officer will be responsible for all financial strategy and operations and will be a sound body and a thought partner to the CEO for strategic decisions.

This role will be part of the senior management team. It will report to the CEO and will work closely with the co-founders of the business.

As Chief Financial Officer you will:

  •   Lead and develop the financial team: coach, mentor and guide by being a culture champion and driving excellence within the finance team and across the company.

  • Lead all financial functions: business planning, budgeting and forecasting, accounting and reporting, working capital optimisation, treasury management.

  •  Support on investment strategies and on organisation’s fundraising plans and capital structure by ensuring business plans and KPIs are robust.

  • Ensure the commercial development and decision making are supported by accurate commercial performance analysis.

  •  Ensure cash flow is appropriate for the organisation’s operations, including optimisation of our liquidity for payment partners

  • Manage the processes for financial forecasting and budgets, and oversee the preparation of all financial reporting

  •  Drive automation of key processes and work with our system and tech teams to champion internal efficiencies within the financial functions

  • Ensure optimal and compliant group and intra-company structures especially regarding intra-company pricing and tax

  • Have a massive impact and have a lot of fun! 🙂

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