Chief Financial Officer
Corporate Accountant Information
The purpose of the role is partner with the business to ensure that the business remains financially viable by taking overall responsibility for the finance function of the country. It is individually accountable for the execution of the financial strategy through Managers and their teams.
Contributes to and implements broader financial strategy across the business.
Long term focus on future financial direction of the business.
Sets operational policies for the business, develops and takes accountability for a business plan.
Could manages non-financial functions.
May be responsible for actuarial valuation of the business.
Translates strategy into business plan.
Manages Financial resources
Accountable for preparation of financial reports, results and commentary
Manages Financial and Operational performance
Responsible for planning and forecasting
Manages capital and Tax
Ensures best financial operating practice and compliance.
Responsible for audit liaison as well as tax, legislative & statutory requirements.
Influences business on corrective actions required on issues raised by financial accountant. Could include consolidation of accounts.
Looks for opportunities to minimize tax liabilities of the organization. Carries out technical actuarial work, often using complex systems and packages.