Chief Financial Officer

Location: Harare, Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe
Date Posted: 22-07-2016
Have you been a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with a background in private equity / hedge fund / investment management industry in Africa? Our client is seeking a qualified Chief Financial Officer to join their team in Harare, Zimbabwe.

Salary: The Company is offering a competitive salary and benefits, rewarding work environment and exciting career growth opportunities for the right candidate.


  • Coordinate finance activities, including quarterly reporting for the funds, tax compliance and financial reporting.
  • Supervise a fund accountant whose responsibilities will include fund and management company accounting, budgeting, cash flow management and other financial analyses for the management company.
  • Ensure that accurate, timely analysis and reporting of financial information is in line with the firm’s goals, objectives and obligations.
  • Oversee preparation of fund financial statements.
  • Supervise fund audits and tax matters.
  • Cash management, including monitoring cash balances, capital requirements, investment funding, manage reserves, etc. Review and analyse due diligence reports.
  • Collection, review and maintenance of portfolio company financials and reporting.
  • Oversee portfolio company valuations, in line with IPEVCA guidelines.
  • Oversee distributions and other communications with limited partners.
  • Identify and stay abreast of changes in GAAP that impact the firm’s accounting and reporting.
  • Assist in Limited Partners relationships, investor meetings, due diligence and fundraising.
  • Contribute to briefing and management of external legal counsel in preparation and review of complex legal agreements, including limited partnership agreements and portfolio company deal documents.
  • Oversight of various firm administrative and office needs, including benefits and other aspects of human resources, IT, facilities, office leases, supply agreements, office management.
  • Work closely with external parties, including auditors and tax professionals, attorneys, limited partners and portfolio company CEOs/CFOs.


  • Qualified chartered accountant.
  • Prior experience working as a CFO or controller of a private equity/hedge fund/investment management firm is desirable.
  • Familiarity with alternative investment fund documentation is highly desirable.
  • Corporate transaction experience desirable (particularly with direct exposure to business due diligence issues and post-acquisition responsibility).
  • Demonstrated analytical, accounting/financial, and communication skills.
  • Ability to develop strong relationships with a wide variety of audience.
  • Written and oral communications skills are critical.
  • Ability to multi-task and work effectively in a small versatile team is a must.
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Lizette Pienaar
Recruitment Associate
CA Global Finance

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