Chief Financial Officer

Responsibilities

  • Control the accounting and financial [risk, legal and information technology] functions of the Company
  • Own the Company’s control environment, including treasury functions
  • Provide financial planning and related ongoing advice for the CEO, President and executive team to assist in informed operational performance management, commercial deal-making and business planning
  • Produce clear and timely financial reports to monitor the financial and operation performance of the Company
  • Contribute to the executive team through continuous improvement of the business, including promoting changes outside the parameters of the financial function
  • Evaluate proposed strategic priorities and challenge the rationale and financial impact on the Company
  • Formulate financial targets and budgets to support the vision and strategic priorities set by the CEO, President and the Board
  • Manage the Company’s policies regarding capital requirements, debt, tax and distributions
  • Coordinate annual audits and alert the CEO, President, Board and owners to any material irregularity, lack of compliance regarding financial systems, the financial operations, financial plans and other matters that could have a financial, reputational or regulatory implication for the Company
  • Ensure regulatory requirements of all statutory bodies are met regarding the Company’s financial affairs
  • Analyze macroeconomic information, industry and financial conditions and their prospective impact on the Company
  • Ensure the firm’s financial systems meet the needs of the Company, and delivers a dynamic and flexible reporting environment that evolves with the Company
  • Manage a strong and have develop a transparent interface with the Company’s board and shareholders
  • Maintain strong relationships with banks and financial institutions with the aim of ensuring that Company’s funding arrangements and relationships are secure
  • Build and maintain a high-performing team capable of executing the Company’s strategic and financial priorities.

Competencies:

Competency Description 
Financial and

accounting acumen

  • Excellence in managing finance, accounting, budgeting, control, pricing, business analytics and reporting
  • Skilled in examining, developing, reengineering, and recommending financial and accounting policies and procedures
  • Identifies and develops metrics and measurements to successfully manage, control and profitably grow businesses
  • Evaluates business controls, identifies control weaknesses, implements control improvements and ongoing monitoring methodology
  • Experience in effectively and efficiently managing capital allocation and overseeing operating expenses
  • Identifies, assesses and communicates risks and exposures within or faced by the business, and develops measures to effectively mitigate risks on a timely basis.
Leadership 
  • Attracts, develops and retains high-performing talent; motivates the team, delegates effectively, celebrates diversity and develops others/manages performance
  • Perseveres in the face of challenges, exhibits resolve and commitment to higher standards
  • Leads by example and drives the organization’s performance with an attitude of continuous improvement
  • Behaves consistently with clear personal values that complement those of the company.
Strategy and vision
  • Provides support and helps define the vision and strategy of the company
  • Identifies future opportunities or threats, and internal strengths and weaknesses, and develops innovative strategies to mitigate market and business scenarios
  • Strong analytical skills and experience interpreting vision into an operational model
  • Forward-thinking and takes a global view of the business.
  • Analyzes data from a variety of sources to support decisions and align others with the organization’s overall strategy.
Delivering results
  • Sets clear and challenging goals while committing the organization to improved performance; tenacious and accountable in driving results
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and uncertainty; can adapt and lead others through complex situations.
Relationships and influence 
  • Connects and builds strong relationships with others, demonstrates emotional intelligence and an ability to communicate clearly and persuasively
  • Collaborates on team decisions where differing perspectives exist; ability to gain consensus and build alignment between stakeholders
  • Motivates others to pursue common objectives and create a shared sense of excitement about the future
  • Uses own expertise and networks effectively to ensure the company is strategically positioned with key internal and external stakeholders.
Background and desirable experience 
  • Proven experience in Telecom or related industry, with a broad cross-section of applicable skills
  • Proven experience and demonstrated success in a CFO role including responsibility over the finance function
  • Experience working with a private equity backed organizations
  • Evidence of strong cost control and transformation, delivery of large and complex capital structures and driving sustained revenue growth and profitability
  • P&L experience leading Finance function of a Company or division with revenues of at least $50M
  • Track record of delivering results for a Telecom business or related industry
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, accounting or other applicable curriculum
  • Certifications such as a CPA or CA.

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