CFO/SVP Finance (Commercial Aviation) Opportunity

West Africa
Excellent +++
04 Feb 2013
11 Feb 2013
Hussain Fadlallah
Contract Type
Full Time

VHR on behalf of our prestigious client based in West Africa is seeking a Top Flight CFO/ SVP - Finance for a challenging and exciting long term opportunity.

Accountabilities of the role include but are not limited to:

Oversee financial management of the airline's operations to include developing financial and budget policies and procedures.

Establish and implement short- and long-range departmental goals, objectives, policies, and financial operating procedures.

Evaluate major investment projects, strategic acquisitions and joint ventures.

Ensure compliance with budgetary reporting requirements.

Establish and maintain appropriate internal control safeguards.

Coordinate the preparation of financial statements, financial reports, special analyses, and information reports.

Develop and implement the company's policies and procedures, including financial (general accounting, internal auditing, budgeting, funding, financial analysis, risk management, credit and collections), procurement and human resources.

Manage all financial functions including planning, budgeting, controlling, accounting, treasury, project finance risk management.

Recommend required business actions/solutions to address financial and business related issues to CEO for implementation.

Lead and manage corporate finance products structuring and negotiations.

Ensure compliance with international accounting standards and prepare for audits.

Approve and coordinate changes and improvements in automated financial and management information systems for the company.

Develop and implement finance, accounting, billing, and auditing procedures.

Interact with other managers to provide consultative support to planning initiatives through financial and management information analyses, reports, and recommendations.

Ensure records systems are maintained in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards.

Develop and direct the implementation of strategic business and/or operational plans, projects, programs, and systems.

Support the growth of the operation and ensure financial goals are achieved in a financially orderly and disciplined manner.

To be considered for this position, candidates must meet the following:

Seasoned and experienced Expat Aviation Finance Executive
5-7 years' experience and proven track record in a similar role in commercial airline finance
A degree or equivalent qualification in Finance
Demonstrable team builder
Demonstrable hands on proactive management style as well as strategic support for head of finance

If you have the experience required and would be interested in discussing this opportunity in further details, please apply asap with an updated CV for immediate consideration: E: