Chief Financial Officer CA SA Banking Industry Exp Essential

Helen Wilson Recruitment

15th March 2021

Johannesburg, South Africa

10 to 15 years

1500000 - 2400000

Cost to company


Full Time


  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Health and Safety Compliance
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology (IT)
  • Management
  • Financial Management


  • Accounting
  • Banking
  • Finance

Job Description

CFO: Executive level

Sal 1,5million - 2million

Under the administrative direction of the Chief Executive Officer, The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) will provide
strategic direction in the formulation of the financial organisational business model and strategy, influencing
and enabling organisation wide adoption. In addition, the CFO will oversee, lead, and manage the
Shared and Support Services functions, systems, processes, and policies to support  a high performance

Experience and Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in business, commerce and management or finance, economics or Accounting.
  • Registered member of South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA).
  • At least 10 years’ experience in a Senior Financial Management position within the financial services
    or banking industry.
  • Relevant knowledge of payments systems and payments foundational principles.
  • Has an in-depth, experiential understanding and the ability to analyse trends and provide expert
    commentary and opinion on how ratios, trends, business and value drivers interact.


  • Oversees the financial management, tax implications and performance of service delivery mechanisms
    both internal and external and outsourced service agreements within the area of responsibility.
    Monitors and reports on financial management related matters, including taxation implications.
    Implements best practice management accounting techniques on departmental level.
  • Advise on strategic and tactical matters relating to budget management, cost benefit analysis,
    forecasting needs and securing funding opportunities.
     Determine strategy, establish financial policy, and advise on financial decisions, coordinating all
    aspects of the financial function.
  • Influence and ensure that the organisational strategy has adequate financial resources through the
    development and implementation of a requisite financial plan and strategically influence the
    implementation thereof across the organisation.
  • Develop and formulate medium - long term strategies and objectives, anticipating the future across a
    range of aspects (environ, tech, leg. and competitor).
  • Ensure the efficient functioning of all the Office shared services functions including hygiene
    office management functions, physical infrastructure and equipment, procurement processes,
    Information Technology (IT), Human Resources (HR), financial management, budgeting and
    monitoring as well as business continuity, resilience and occupational health and safety

If you fit ALL of the requirements please send your CV in a Word format

If you have not received feedback within two weeks please presume your application has been unsuccessful

Please do not apply if you do not fit all of the requirements.

Applications for this position closed on 13th July 2021
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