Are you a natural leader with a mind for figures and numbers? Are you a strategic Financial Officer (BCom Hons) with 5-7 years’ experience in ensuring the success and compliance of the company’s financial management processes? Our client is serious about finding the right professional for this role, someone who can clearly provide an ROI and in order to find that perfect fit, opportunities arise for you to either work from home in Cape Town or join the team in their Johannesburg offices.
An upcoming company who provides O&M, Asset Management as well as Advisory services within African utility, commercial and industrial renewable energy markets is seeking a professional and driven Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to structure innovative financial models and in turn, drive impressive profits for the firm. In order to successfully perform the duties of this unique and exciting role, you must be in possession of a BCom Honours degree (or any similar degree) with at least 5+ years’ experience in the financial management of the commercial and project financing aspects.
This role requires someone with sound knowledge of commercial due diligence, financial modeling and raising debt processes. These aspects are important as you will often find yourself reporting to stakeholders on the progress of the projects while indicting that all risks have been accounted for. Therefore, it is vital to create a strong relationship with the various stakeholders including the lenders, banks and other officials to ensure that you are using your take charge attitude in building a finance department that is able to forecast financial outcomes rapidly.
If you are passionate about the renewable energy and C&I sector and are looking to positively impact communities through ensuring that clean energy is accessible, this is the opportunity where you get to make a difference. Apply now!
JOB ID: 32259
Extensive knowledge of the PPAs and the REIPPPP processes
Experience working in the SADC countries, using compliance knowledge of countries to your advantage
Experience in Implementation and Operation of ERP systems
Extending management accounting platforms to produce timely management accounts and control risk mitigation procedures through the implementation of analysis, project profitability, FX Hedging and assisting procurement negotiations
Developing financial structures through which energy projects can be executed (including formulating JV's, SPV's and lease structures) through collaboration with the business development team and the CEO
Lead proposals, negotiations and implementations in line with financial structures
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with an ability to multi-task
Advanced computer literacy using Microsoft Office, Pastel and JobSYS
Strong communication skills allowing you to interact with senior external clients and suppliers