Chief Financial Officer Position in Malawi
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Foundation for International Community Assistance (FINCA)
FINCA International, a leading global network of microfinance institutions providing loans to over 400,000 entrepreneurs in 21 countries, has excellent opportunities to grow some of the world's most challenging and rewarding markets.
Location: Malawi (Blantyre)
Currently FINCA International is looking for a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for FINCA Malawi, based in Blantyre.
The CFO is directly responsible for managing all finance and accounting activities of FINCA Malawi, and supervises all its finance staff.
S/he will ensure that the finance activities will support FINCA Malawi in pursuing its mission with a minimum of risk and a maximum of efficiency.
As a member of the Management Team/Board, s/he shares responsibility for the overall performance and activities of FINCA Malawi, and participates in making decisions on material issues.
Degree in Accounting with CPA/ACCA or Chartered Accountancy equivalent required, Master’s Degree is preferred,
Minimum experience of 5 years,
International experience desirable, exposure working in the region an asset,
Extensive experience in best-practice financial management of a company, desirably a bank or other regulated financial institution, experience working for the big 4 audit firms an asset,
Financial analysis-long/med/short term financial planning,
Experience working with US GAAP or IAS,
Demonstrated abilities in budget preparation and management and general ledger management,
Thorough understanding of operational risk of a financial institution,
Proficient in MS Office suite, good understanding of IT issues and the role and possibilities of IT in financial management, familiarity with implementing and working with complex integrated management information and accounting systems (including database management)
Fluency in English.
Please email resume, cover letter and salary history to: jobs-africa [at] villagebanking.org mentioning 'CFO Malawi' as subject of email. For more information about FINCA, visit our website
FINCA International Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Please email resume, cover letter and salary history to: jobs-africa [at] villagebanking.org mentioning 'CFO Malawi' as subject of email.
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