Chief Financial Officer

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Applications have closed.

Probase Group

Chief Financial Officer 
Location: Lusaka
Company: ProBase Group
Position Type: Full-time

About Us:

ProBASE is a leading FinTech and ICT Company with a strong track record in the provision of Innovative & Game changing business solutions to the key Sectors (Public & Private) of the Economy including but not limited to Financial Sector, Agriculture, Telecoms, Education among others.
ProBASE is seeking expertise of a Compliance Officer to drive overall compliance in terms of the company’s Policies and Procedures as well as legislation pertaining to the Fintech and related Banking and Financial Services industry.

Key Responsibilities

Financial Strategy and Planning:

  • Develop and implement the organization’s financial strategy in alignment with its mission and goals.
  • Prepare annual budgets and long-term financial plans, including forecasting and scenario analysis.
  • Assess and manage financial risks, ensuring the institution’s stability and sustainability.

Financial Management:

  • Oversee all aspects of financial management, including accounting, reporting, and compliance.
  • Maintain accurate financial records and ensure timely and accurate financial reporting.
  • Manage liquidity, cash flow, and investment strategies to optimize financial resources.

Regulatory Compliance:

  • Ensure compliance with all relevant financial regulations, standards, and reporting requirements.
  • Liaise with regulatory bodies, auditors, and external stakeholders to address compliance matters.

Treasury and Capital Management:

  • Manage capital resources efficiently and make recommendations for capital allocation.
  • Monitor and manage the organization’s portfolio of assets and liabilities.

Financial Analysis and Reporting:

  • Provide regular financial analysis and reports to the Board of Directors and senior management.
  • Interpret financial data to support strategic decision-making and resource allocation.

Risk Management:

  • Develop and implement risk management strategies to safeguard the institution’s assets.
  • Identify and mitigate financial and operational risks effectively.
    Team Leadership:
  • Lead and mentor a high-performing finance team, fostering a culture of excellence, accountability, and teamwork.
  • Collaborate with other departments to align financial goals with operational objectives.
  • Any other duties assigned by the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Management Team.
  • Full Grade 12 Certificate.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field (Master’s degree preferred).
  • Professional qualification such as Full CA, ACCA, CIMA, or equivalent.
  • Member of Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountancy (ZICA).
  • Proven experience (5+ years) in financial leadership roles within the microfinance sector or a related field.
  • Strong knowledge of the finance industry regulations, accounting principles, and financial management practices.
  • Exceptional strategic planning and analytical skills.
  • Excellent Communication, Leadership and Management skills
  • Proficiency in financial software and tools.
  • Proven experience in accounting with excellent problem-solving capabilities.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • High level of honesty, integrity, objectivity, and independence of thought
    Report writing skills.

How to Apply:
Complete the Application Questionnaire by Friday 26th April, 2024:

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