Our client is a fast-growing HealthTech startup with a strong footprint across Africa. Backed by world's most prominent investors, they are building a truly valuable ecosystem within the Healthcare industry.
We are looking for a Vice President of Finance to provide operational and strategic leadership in accounting, financial planning, financial analysis and forecasting and budgeting.
The VP - Finance is an experienced yet innovative strategic and operational leader who will help guide the company’s accounting and financing functions.
The right individual will focus on building and advancing the company’s accounting and reporting systems and processes to world-class standards while providing strategic direction for the company’s financial matters including but not limited to analysis, forecasting, planning, budgeting, and treasury management.
The right candidate will be actively involved in advising management on optimal financing and investment structures while interfacing with various investors and stakeholders on the company’s financial matters.
Provide strategic vision and leadership on all accounting, financial planning, financing and investment matters
Develop and implement world-class accounting, reporting, and internal controls systems, processes and policies
Develop corporate budgets and financial plans across various divisions and functions
Actively advise on the most optimal strategy and structure for financing and investments
You possess an advanced degree in finance or accounting (MBA, MSc, etc) or professional certification (ACCA, ICAN, CFA, etc)
You have at least 7 years of experience including experience within leadership roles in finance.
You ideally have prior experience working with or advising fast growing post Series A startups or medium to large corporates, preferably within a Consulting firm / VC / Banks.
Experience within fund raising, corporate structuring, M&A advisory would be preferred.
You have strong data driven decision making skills and a result-oriented mindset to achieve ambitious goals.
You have strong technology proficiency.
Prior experience or knowledge of financing options and accounting practices in foreign markets would be an added advantage
Experience working with companies having multi country operations would be a plus.
You possess excellent communication, leadership and organizational skills
You are a strategic & innovative thinker with a problem-solving aptitude, ready to challenge status quo and think outside of the box.
What's on Offer?
Strategic Leadership role is a fast growing startup with marquee investors and a strong footprint across Africa