Chief Finance and Operating Officer

Recruiter
PwC
Location
Cairo/Mauritius
Salary
Tax-free salaries paid in USD
Posted
09 Jul 2018
Closes
23 Jul 2018
Ref
FFD 001
Position/Level
CFO, COO
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English

Our Client - Afreximbank (based in Cairo, Egypt), is a Trade Finance Bank established for the purpose of financing, promoting and expanding intra-African and extra-African trade. The Bank was established through an agreement signed by member states and multilateral organisations and a charter that governs its corporate structure. In addressing the gaps in intra-African trade, the Bank has set up an Investment Holding company (FUNFED) under its Equity Investment Programme.

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC Nigeria) has therefore been contracted by Afreximbank to recruit experienced and competent individuals to provide strategic leadership and direction to FUNFED. The various job roles are detailed below with their responsibilities and requirements:

Key Responsibilities: Overall administration of FUNFED’s and the Equity Funds’ finance functions. Maintain systems of internal controls and implement financial strategies for FUNFED. Develop appropriate operations strategy for FUNFED and ensure effectiveness of all internal and external processes. Oversee the Shared Services function (HR and Administration, IT Management, Procurement, Legal). Carry out company secretarial duties at commencement of FUNFED operations.

Requirements: Bachelor and Masters’ degrees in Accounting, Economics, Finance, Business or related subject with recognized professional certifications e.g. CPA, ACA, CFA, ACCA or its equivalent. Minimum of 15 years relevant experience in a financial leadership role with fund management knowledge in private equity. Experience of statutory financial reporting and knowledge of IFRS. Experience managing the operations of a private equity. Excellent analytical skills, high aptitude for quantitative reasoning and problem-solving.

*Contractual information: Permanent position and willing and able to relocate to Cairo / Mauritius. Tax-free salaries paid in USD.

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