Chief Financial Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Job purpose

The CFO contributes to the overall success of the organization by effectively managing all financial tasks for the organization.

Duties and responsibilities

The CFO performs a wide range of duties including some or all of the following:

Financial accounting and reporting

  • Develop and maintain timely and accurate financial statements and reports that are appropriate for the users and in accordance with GAAP, VAS, IFRS.
  • Assist CEO in marketing fields, pricing structure, cost effectiveness, in order to maximize profitability.
  • Enhance the company’s profile to potential buyers (for M&A, IPO transaction ); prepare data rooms for due diligence process, work and present to potential buyers, arrange visits …
  • Tax planning and risk management in order to avoid risk for current shareholders and new shareholders
  • Build-up and develop annual budget, control and review it on monthly/ quarterly basis and recommend to CEO, BOD accordingly.
  • Develop, implement, and ensure compliance with internal financial and accounting policies and procedures
  • Prepare all supporting information for the annual audit and liaise with the Board’s Audit Committee and the external auditors as necessary
  • Manage staffs and functional department, KPIs development… involving in general management.
  • Review monthly results and implement monthly variance reporting
  • Manage the cash flow and prepare cash flow forecasts in accordance with policy
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure that personnel and financial information is secure and stored in compliance with current legislation
  • Manage the acquisition of capital assets and ensure that assets are properly recorded, amortized, and disposed of as appropriate
  • Assist CEO and the Board Treasurer with financial reporting as required at Board meeting and the Annual General Meetings

Budget preparation

  • Establish guidelines for budget and forecast preparation, and prepare the annual budget in consultation with CEO
  • Assist CEO with the preparation of budgets for funding applications

Information technology

  • Evaluate the need for new technology to meet the organization’s financial data processing, control, and reporting requirements
  • Advise on appropriate technology that meets the organization’s information requirements and financial resources

Risk management

  • Monitor risk management policies and procedures to ensure that program and organizational risks are minimized
  • Advise the organization’s leadership on appropriate insurance coverage for the organization and the Board of Directors
  • Maximize income where possible and appropriate
  • Negotiate with Bank for lines of credit or other financial services as required and appropriate



  • University degree or college diploma in Accounting, Commerce, or Business Management/Administration

Professional designation

  • Chartered Accountant, Certified General Accountant, or Certified Management Accountant designation is an asset.

Knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles
  • CPA/ACCA/CFA is preferable

Proficiency in the use of computer programs for:

  • Finance
  • Word processing
  • Databases
  • Spreadsheets
  • E-mail
  • Internet

Personal characteristics

The CFO should demonstrate competence in some or all of the following:

  • Behave Ethically: Understand ethical behaviour and business practices and ensure own behaviour and the behaviour of others is consistent with these standards and aligns with the values of the organization
  • Build Relationships: Establish and maintain positive working relationships with others both internally and externally to achieve the goals of the organization.
  • Communicate Effectively: Speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques.
  • Focus on Client Needs: Anticipate, understand, and respond to the needs of internal and external clients to meet or exceed their expectations within the organizational parameters.
  • Foster Teamwork: Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problem, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness.
  • Lead: Positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organization.
  • Make Decisions: Assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks, and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of the organization
  • Organize: Set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and track details, data, information and activities.
  • Plan: Determine strategies to move the organization forward, set goals, create and implement actions plans, and evaluate the process and results.
  • Solve Problems: Assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations and/or resolve the problem.


10- 15 years of progressive financial responsibility

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