Chief Financial Officer

  • 31 Jan 2019
  • Kinshasa, Kinshasa, Congo (Democratic Republic of the)
  • Finance

Reporting to  : Chief Executive Officer

Job Grading   : D (Level 2)

Location        : Kinshasa


The CFO is directly responsible for managing all finance and accounting activities of FINCA DRC, and supervises all its finance staff. S/he will ensure that the finance activities will support FINCA DRC in pursuing its mission with a minimum of risk and a maximum of efficiency. As a member of the Management Team/Board, s/he shares responsibility for the overall performance and activities of FINCA DRC, and participates in making decisions on material issues.

Ideal profile:

  • Degree in Accounting with CPA/ACCA or Chartered Accountancy equivalent required, MBA is preferred,
  • Minimum experience of 5 years,
  • International experience desirable, exposure working in the region an asset,
  • Extensive experience in best-practice financial management of a company, desirably a bank or other regulated financial institution, experience working for the big 4 audit firms an asset,
  • Financial analysis-long/med/short term financial planning,
  • Experience working with US GAAP or IFRS, knowledge of local statutory accounting standards a plus,
  • Demonstrated abilities in budget preparation and management, and general ledger management,
  • Treasury management,
  • Thorough understanding of operational risk of a financial institution,
  • Proficient in MS Office suite, good understanding of IT issues and the role and possibilities of IT in financial management, familiarity with implementing and working with complex integrated management information and accounting systems (including database management),

Fluency in English and French required

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