Chief Financial Officer
Techno Brain is an integrated solutions provider with presence in more than 20 countries across the globe. As one of the
leading solutions providers in Africa, Techno brain believes in empowering lives; In using technology to bridge the socioeconomic gap by providing ICT solutions that automate governments, activate companies and empower NGOs. Currently, the company has a portfolio of more than 70 solutions along 13 industry sectors. For further information, please visit www.technobraingroup.com.
The position is responsible for providing overall strategic leadership to the finance function globally, enforce financial planning, formulate financial policies, procedures & processes, management of financial risks, oversee the cash flows and manage financial operations of the group. As the role reports to both CEO and the board, the incumbent shall be responsible for supervision and management of the day-to-day financial and accounting affairs of the Company within the guidelines established by the Board, consistent with decisions requiring prior approval of the Board and the Board’s expectations of management.
Required skills and Experience:
a) 15+ years relevant experience in Corporate Finance with 8 years at experience in leadership level in IT sector background
b) Ability to formulate and operationalize finance strategy for the organization as whole, providing strategic recommendations to the management.
c) Prior experience as an advisor, ability to develop long term integrated and cross functional operational plans.
d) Plan and perform risk management duties, operational problem solving skills.
e) Managing the processes for financial forecasting and budgets, and overseeing the preparation of all financial reporting
f) Analyze and manage the organization’s liabilities and investments strategies
g) Determine finance KPIs for the group, manage fundraising plans and capital structure
h) Hands-on experience with financial management software i.e. SAP, Expert level understanding and Hands on experience of an ERP software and MIS tools like Power BI or equivalent.
i) Experience of IT Projects Costing, IT products and solutions pricing, tendering process, public procurement process, etc.
j) Master’s degree in a relevant field degree or equivalent or CPA/CA/ACCA holder preferred
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1.Develop financial policies & procedures and drive conformance across the group including giving key insights that governs Company’s strategic initiatives
2.Manage budget and budgetary control process, Oversee and drive internal control measures.
3.Ensure sufficient liquidity/cash flow at all times in the Company to finance various business initiatives which includes but not limited to salary forecasting, project financing and/or overall, Company’s bottom-line is afloat. Its crucial to manage Company’s Debt/equity capital requirements.
4.Responsible for timely payments of trade/capital and operational expenses.
5.Accountable for prompt compliance matter i.e. Tax compliance, MIS Reporting and Audit Completion as per calendar statutory calendar across all countries
6.Financial risks identification and mitigation i.e. ensure the accuracy, completeness, integrity and appropriate disclosure of the Company’s financial statements and other financial information through appropriate policies and procedures.
7.MIS Reporting to Group CEO and the Board.
8.Excellent Banking Relationship management.
9.Oversee capability building and managing high performing team and mentor/ coach the Finance team and have a solid network with possible investors and donor communities.