CFO - Côte d'Ivoire


  • Location: Côte d’Ivoire (on site)
  • Work in collaboration with senior teams to grow the business, formulating strategies and plans
  • Accountable for the company’s accounting function. Ensure that company financial processes, systems and controls are robust, compliant and support current activities and future growth
  • Ensure budgeting and forecasting processes are carried out and reviewed
  • Take ultimate responsibility for the company cash management policies
  • Manage administration of senior debt facilities and local banking facilities
  • Ensure that the regulatory requirements of all statutory bodies are met, including all shareholder reporting requirements
  • Establish a high level of credibility and manage strong working relationships with external parties including shareholders, government, internal & external audit, customers and advisors
  • Oversee tax planning, local compliance and tax reporting
  • Manage the enterprise risk management process
  • Review Finance department structure to ensure it is efficient and maximizes team capacity and alignment
  • Ensure structured identification and development of talent within the Finance team
  • Involve and engage finance staff in company-wide decisions and actions


  • 5 to 10 years professional experience, ideally with an employer in agro-industry
  • Languages: Fluent speaking French and English
  • Hands-on experience in financial reporting and control, budgeting and planning, tax and treasury
  • Energetic, highly motivated, with an enquiring mind and passion for excellence an innovation in pursuit of business
  • A commercially astute, dynamic, articulate, technically strong, insightful and influential leader with the ability to operate at both strategic and operational levels
  • Strong IT skills, with experience in stewarding the development of financial IT systems
  • International experience obtained via a foreign asignment
  • Qualified member of an accountancy body or holder of a professional accounting designation



  • Reporting to: Country Managing Director and Group CFO
  • Direct reports: Financial Controller


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