Chief Financial Officer

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Department of Finance

Salary: R1 351 449 - R1 861 226 (TCTC per annum)

Minimum years experience needed:


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Job Description:


The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) will report to the CEO and is expected to provide strategic financial leadership for the organisation. In addition, the CFO will manage the operational function including finance and supply chain to ensure effective and professional accounting, reporting and control of funding and budgets.


• CA (SA)
• At least 5 years’ experience at senior management level.
• Practical knowledge of the auditing environment will be an added advantage
• Expertise knowledge of all finance legislation as required by Treasury like GAAP/GRAP, PFMA, PPPFA is an essential requirement
• Knowledge of PFMA, IFRS, Treasury Regulations, GRAP, GAAP, Income Tax Act and other statutory requirements.
• Knowledge of Accounting, Asset and Payroll packages
• Knowledge of supply chain management framework
• Knowledge of good governance
• General knowledge of broader political, economic and social environment
• A successful track record of leadership and team work
• The ability to mobilize and inspire others
• Can think strategically and operationalise strategy into plans

The closing date for applications is 01 September 2017.

This position is subject to competency assessments. Brand South Africa retains the right not to employ.

If you have not heard from us in three months, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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List of skills needed:


    • Take effective and appropriate steps to prevent unauthorised, irregular and fruitless and wasteful expenditure

    • Ensure proper management of the assets (including the safeguarding and the maintenance thereof) and the liabilities of the Organisation

    • Ensure appropriate Supply Chain Management Systems which are fair, equitable, transparent, competitive and cost effective

    • Ensure that full and proper records of the financial affairs of the Organisation are kept (including preparation of financial statements for each financial year)

    • Conduct and coordinate Medium-term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) processes in respect of the Organisation.

    • Assist the Chief Risk Officer to develop, implement and manage the risk management process.

    • Oversee and lead the budgeting process in compliance with National Treasury guidelines and to monitor the utilisation of budgets within the Organisation

    • Provide sound financial management advice to the Accounting Officer and senior Managers in terms of their financial management responsibility and Delegated Authority.

    • Oversee and lead in the development and monitoring of the implementation of finance policies and procedures in line with PFMA and Treasury Regulations in order to ensure compliance and promote sound financial management

    • Oversee the preparation and submission of monthly financial reports as well as quarterly financial statements to the accounting officer

    • Manage staff and administer the performance management system for all direct reports to the CFO


    • Strong business acumen, ethics and integrity

    • Confidence and sensitivity across cultures

    • Good communications skills (written and verbal) at all levels within the business and with stakeholders

    • Team player, goal driven and energetic

    • Approachable, flexible and change oriented

    • Pay attention to detail

    • Planning and organising

    • Corporate governance

    • Line management

    • Computer literacy Advanced MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

    Brand South Africa is committed to ensuring and maintaining workplace diversity and the attainment of employment equity, having due regard to qualifications and appropriate experience. Please include certified copies of ID, and qualifications and contact details of at least 3 referees. Brand South Africa encourages applications from people with disabilities and women.

Apply for the "Chief Financial Officer" vacancy by emailing:

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