The Centre for Anti-Corruption & Open Leadership (CACOL)
As the Head, Finance is responsible for financial planning and management to drive business performance and the attainment of corporate goals.
The jobholder oversees accounting, finance, fundraising and treasury management; and ensures timely and accurate financial reporting, effectiveness of the accounting system and internal controls, and compliance with regulatory and other applicable standards.
The jobholder leads the development and implementation of the organization’s financial strategy, and provides periodic and ad-hoc reports on business performance to facilitate business planning and strategic decision making.
Develop finance strategies; lead budgeting and forecasting; support strategic and business planning
Develop financial business cases for proposed investments/expenditures
Keep abreast of changes in the industry, financial regulations and legislation; ascertain implications for the business and advice management accordingly
Manage the budget; monitor budget implementation, highlight deviations and recommend appropriate interventions
Manage organisational cash flow and optimise financial resources
Identify and deploy cost saving initiatives
Resolve the funding needs of the organisation
Assist with resource prioritization and allocation
Establish and maintain corporate accounting policies and procedures
Develop and implement policies and procedures to identify, resolve and document accounting accounting systems and procedures, ensure they are up-to-date and in compliance with all applicable statutory and regulatory requirements.
Coordinate the preparation of financial statements; review and ensure accuracy of accounting records; ensure timely and accurate financial reporting.