Jobs at Afriland Properties PLC

Heirs Holdings operates businesses in Africa's financial services, oil and gas, power, real estate, hospitality, healthcare and agribusiness sectors. Although still young, the firm has significant interests in numerous companies, presence in 20 countries across the continent, and our portfolio companies employ over 30,000 people, while empowering thousands more.

This is a strong start on our ambitious mission of creating value and driving economic transformation across the African continent.
We are looking to hire a dynamic Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to oversee the Finance function of a member company of the Heirs Holdings Group.
 Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Experience: 10 year(s)
Course of Study: Accounting
Required Grade:
Role Summary
    The CFO will work directly with the MD/CEO to provide strategic support and guidance to the company on all finance related matters.
Role Responsibilities
    Build real estate financial models for evaluating projects.
    Oversee cash - flow planning and ensure the availability of funds
    Oversee financing strategies and activities, as well as banking relationships
    Develop & utilize forward-looking, predictive models and activity based financial analysis to provide insight into the organization's operations and business plans
    Co-ordinate the development and monitoring of budgets
    Organizing and overseeing the Company's Annual General Meeting (AGM) and other shareholders meeting.
    Preparation of Board Papers
    Develop financial business plans, models and forecasts
    Run investment analysis
    Participate in corporate policy development and the development of short, medium and long term financial plans, and projections
    Where required, represent the company to financial partners; investors, institutions, auditors, public officials e.t.c
    Remain up to date on company audit best practices
    Oversee the accounting department to ensure proper maintenance of all accounting systems and functions
    Ensure maintenance of appropriate financial procedures
    Ensure legal and regulatory compliance regarding all financial functions
    Assists Human Resources in the design, implementation, and timely calculations of wage incentives, commissions, and salaries for the staff
    Implement financial policies and procedures
    Train the Finance Unit and other staff on raising awareness and knowledge of financial management policies and procedures
    Participate in ad-hoc projects and performs other activities as assigned
Education/Experience Requirements
    B.Sc or MSc in Accounting, Finance or Business.
    Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designations preferred, ICAN, ACCA
    Strong financial modelling skills. Similar experience within the real estate industry is an added advantage.
    Strong Investment and cash flow analysis skills. Similar experience within the real estate industry is an added advantage.
    Experience in deal structuring and transaction management
    10+ years of financial experience and management experience.
    Excellent written and oral communication skills.
    Demonstrated leadership ability, team management and interpersonal skills
    Excellent analytical and abstract reasoning skills plus excellent organization skills
    Proficiency with automated financial and accounting reporting, and Microsoft Office applications
    Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees, management, and external agencies to maximize performance, creativity, problem solving, and results.
    Strong understanding of finance, accounting, budgeting and cost control principles
    Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections.
    Ability to equilibrate priorities, highly detail oriented, organized in work and good working knowledge of federal and state financial regulations
Application Closing Date
Wednesday, 28th January, 2015.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV's to: stating "CFO for Afriland" in the subject header.
Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.