Chief Finance Officer

Our Client is UAE’s largest private healthcare provider, listed on the London Stock Exchange and a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index. As they seek to expand into Africa, they are looking to recruit a hands-on, experienced and exceptional CFO to be based in Kenya.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist the CEO in formulating the company's future direction and supporting tactical initiatives.
  • Prepare Annual Financial Statements, audit files, ensure submission of tax Returns and statutory compliance.
  • Treasury function - Cash optimization, authorizing of payments and maintain regional bank relations.
  • Internal Control process - With regards to all aspects of the business from inventory to debt write-off.
  • Parent company reporting on matters of treasury capabilities of the regional office, HR related matters, ad-hoc assignments.
  • Supervise acquisition due diligence and negotiate acquisitions.

Requirements & Skills

  • CA or CIMA or CPA or MBA qualification
  • Minimum 12 years of experience in Finance working for a major company or division of a large corporation. Previous experience in a CFO role is preferred.
  • International experience is essential – experience working in Africa is preferred.
  • Hands-on executive with strong communication skills.
  • Experience in the Healthcare industry will be an added advantage.