Health / Medical

Chief Financial Officer in an Africa-Focused Healthcare Asset Management Entity

An Africa-focused healthcare asset management entity, committed to investing in transforming healthcare assets across Africa through innovation and technology is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Chief Financial Officer

Location: Accra – Ghana or Lagos
Job Type: Full Time

Job Summary

  • The ideal candidate must be well experienced in all aspects of financial management, capital raising, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), financial planning and analysis, and risk management.
  • He/she must possess strong leadership skills and a forward-thinking mindset to support the company in the execution of strategic initiatives.

Key Responsibilities

Financial Management:

  • Manage all finance functions with full authority over treasury, tax, statutory and management accounting, financial control, and internal and external reporting
  • Implement policies to effectively manage working capital including cash utilization, accounts receivables, accounts payables and inventory.
  • Oversee the preparation and delivery of reliable, accurate and timely financial reports to the Board of Directors, senior management team, investors, and other stakeholders
  • Review and analyze monthly financial results and provide recommendations
  • Develop performance measures and monitoring systems that support the company’s strategic direction
  • Facilitate the annual budgeting process of the entire organization by working with other departments to develop budgets for the group, facilities, and corporate departments
  • Provide accurate reporting on key performance measures and monitoring systems and provide actionable recommendations
  • Institute policies to ensure the accuracy, completeness, integrity, and appropriateness of financial information
  • Manages relationships with relevant external bodies/contacts e.g. regulatory organizations, external auditors, banks etc.

Corporate Finance:

  • Evaluate the organization fundraising plans and capital structure and make recommendations to Senior Management.
  • Oversee the M&A process including deal origination, due diligence (both financial and tax) and deal close.
  • Ensure that the company always has a rich pipeline of assets and projects ready for investment.
  • Serve as the focal point for investor relations and send regular fund statements to investors.
  • Oversee the computation of key financial metrics on all facilities and projects including ROI, NPV, IRR and payback period.
  • Build and update financial models for fundraising process using the unit economics of the business.
  • Manage fundraising processes for both debt and equity financing including the updating the investment decks and virtual data room (VDR).
  • Lead strategic finance initiatives and explore innovative financing sources including concessional financing, grant financing etc.
  • Develop cash flow projections and ensure cash flow is appropriate for the organization operations and planned investments.

Risk Management:

  • Identify and manage key business and company risks and insurance requirements.
  • Maintain and ensure compliance with the documented system of finance policies and procedures across the group.
  • Report risk issues to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors
  • Responsible for audit reviews of business units, financial and management processes and systems to ensure compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Supervise and coordinate the preparation and implementation of annual internal audit plans /programs and endure adherence to plans.
  • Lead audits/special reviews of operations and assessment of business risk and provide recommendations for strengthening existing internal controls.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in related disciplines – Accounting, Finance, Economics,
  • An MBA is highly preferred. Professional qualifications like ACCA, ICAN, and CFA will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 10 years of working experience, with 5 years management position.
  • Advanced financial modelling skills.
  • Exceptional knowledge of the M&A deal process.
  • Prior experience with investor relations and capital raising.
  • Deep understanding of IFRS and financial reporting tools.
  • Advanced computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office, ERP systems and Business Intelligence software.

Deadline: 20th December, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the position applied for as the title of the mail.

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