Job Title: Chief Finance Officer

Location: Remote

Working Hours: Flexible

Travel Required: Not frequent

Compensation: Flexible. A mixture of fixed and performance-based.

Position Type: Part Time

 

Job Description: Breakfast Club Africa is looking for a part-time CFO to support its pan-African expansion. The key roles are to support the C-Suite in financial strategy, modelling, capital-raising, and budgeting. You will work alongside other C-Suite team members and take ownership of all company fiscal and regulatory matters. To do well in this role you should have experience as a CFO in a company with complex financials and an extensive balance sheet. Experience in designing attractive share options and managing cap tables for investors and staff incentives is a priority. Equity will become available after a period of service, for the right candidate. African experience is a benefit but not necessary.

 

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The role of the Chief Finance Officer includes but not limited to the following;

             Create a financial model for the organization.

             Assist with high-level decisions about policy and strategy.

             Control and enhance the organization’s fundraising plans and capital structure

             Oversee the company’s fiscal activity, including budgeting, reporting, and auditing.

             Assure legal and regulatory documents are filed and monitor compliance with laws and regulations.

             Identify and address financial risks and opportunities for the company.

             Supervise financial reporting and budgeting team activities.

             Reports to the CEO and to the Board.

             Review financial reports for ways to reduce costs.

             Work well with the management team and the Board to develop and implement the strategic plan.

             Decide on investment strategies by considering cash and liquidity risks

             Help with recruiting new staff members when necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

             Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance; Master’s degree in Financial discipline or MBA a plus.

             CPA or equivalent international certification preferred.

             Experience in a senior management position with P&L responsibility.

             Strong financial and accounting background, including an understanding of profit and loss, balance sheet and cash flow management and general finance and budgeting.

             Experience with corporate governance and proven negotiation skills.

             Background coordinating with IT staff to manage and/or upgrade the accounting system.

             Ability to understand new issues quickly and make wise decisions.

             Ability to inspire confidence and create trust.

             Ability to work under pressure, plan personal workload effectively and delegate.

             Ability to work remotely.

PREFERRED SKILLS

             Experience with capital-raising and structuring

             Experience with budget management, public accounting, and cash flow.

 

About Breakfast Club Africa (BCA)

BCA is a company dedicated to the positive transformation of Africa. Established in 2017 and registered in Mauritius as a GBL-1 Corporation, the company provides amazing learning experiences (including peer-learning, peer-problem-solving and executive coaching) to leaders of African organizations/companies that enhance leadership and organizational growth. The vision of BCA is to transform Africa into a middle income continent by 2030 by positively impacting 1 million heads of organizations in public, private, and non-profit sector organizations. The company is led by its CEO, Dr Modupe Taylor-Pearce.

Send an email to: mfrimpong@breakfastclubafrica.com