Chief Financial Officer

Category: Accounting Jobs Location: Douala

Date Published Thu, 16 Jul 2015 14:06:01 +0000

Contract Type Full Time

Salary Very encouraging

Location Douala

Required Experience 1-3years

Expiry Date 12/08/2015


Super opportunity to join international FMCG company.  As CFO, you will be required to develop and execute a finance strategy that includes compliance with all statutory and governance standards and policies including the group secretarial function.


Financial Accounting & Reporting

  • Budgeting, forecasts to be produced within dates set by the Group
  • Budget and forecasts approved by the Group
  • Financial and statutory reports produced within set deadlines and in line International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

Management of Capital and Expenditure

  • CAPEX proposals reviewed and authorised for minimum levels of rejection
  • Appropriate CAPEX proposals authorised by CEO and Board
  • Finance project CAPEX expenditures and costs monitored

Working Capital

  • Corporate funds are optimised
  • Debtors days in line with prior year or declining
  • Stock obsolescence identified timely and recoverability maximised

Risk Management and Corporate Governance

  • Chair Risk assessment committee meetings
  • All possible risks are controlled for by contingency plans.
  • All the assets are adequately insured.
  • Compliance with local governance standards, country legislation, regulatory requirements


  • Timeous submission of annual audited year end packs
  • Clean audit reports and favourable internal audit reports
  • Internal and external audits are carried out effectively at the least possible audit cost.

Manage Tax Affairs

  • Submission of tax and other relevant statutory returns
  • Ensure that tax returns represent the most favourable tax position in accordance with current legislations
  • Management of computation of tax and scrutinise detailed schedules for items with tax implications (both deferred and normal tax)

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Fellow of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Cameroon (FCA)
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience at Financial Director level (ideally in an FMCG industry)
  • Must be a Cameroonian National living in Cameroon or abroad
  • A good understanding of the legal and regulatory framework in Cameroon
  • Good financial skills, particularly IFRS and standard costing principles.
  • Corporate Finance Experience
  • Proven track record in the development and implementation of broad financial, auditing and accounting strategies.

Please send CV in English

Senior Associate
CA Global Finance

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