CFO Chief Financial Officer Job Description

We are looking to hire a CFO to lead the company from a financial perspective.

The CFO will support the owners and function as a key advisor. He or she will help to manage the business and execute the company’s strategic plans. This role calls for a hands-on leader who can oversee all elements of finance while supporting the owners with critical business decisions.

CFO Responsibilities:

  • Drive the company’s financial planning
  • Perform risk management by analysing the organization’s liabilities and investments
  • Decide on investment strategies by considering cash and liquidity risks
  • Control and evaluate the organization’s fundraising plans and capital structure
  • Ensure cash flow is appropriate for the organization’s operations
  • Supervise all finance personnel (controllers, treasurers etc.)
  • Manage vendor relationships
  • Prepare reliable current and forecasting reports
  • Set up and oversee the company’s finance IT system
  • Ensure compliance with the law and company’s policies
  • Manage team of financial controllers and financial analysts.

CFO Requirements:

  • Excellent financial forecasting skills
  • Proficiency in various computer software, such as MS Word, MS Excel and other financial management software
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good problem-solving skills and the ability to strategise and devise solutions
  • Impeccable analytical mindset and comfort working with numbers
  • Excellent financial planning skills and budget improvement
  • Honesty and integrity