GE Careers: Chief Financial Officer Job Vacancy

Posted on :

16 May, 2013

Category :

Executive Jobs in South Africa, Finance Jobs in South Africa

GE Careers

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Lead the development, implementation and measurement of operating plans and participate in their successful execution
  • Communicate business performance
  • Provide business performance analytics to identify financial trends, highlight risk and opportunities, ensure operational coordination & ensure accuracy in results
  • Drive financial performance improvement initiatives throughout business (cost reduction, asset management, capital efficiency, productivity, etc.)
  • artner with US headquarters to ensure accuracy & linkage between business CFO’s and South Africa results
  • artner with South African shared service team to drive accuracy in financial results & improvements in process
  • rive process improvements across financial areas with linkage to operational drivers
  • Provide updates to joint venture partner & ensure that their requirements are met in a timely manner including audit committee & board requirements
  • Lead the pursuit of excellence in Controllership (e.g., adherence to GE policies, transfer of best practices, internal controls, etc.)
  • Recruit, mentor and develop Finance talent


  • – Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
  • – 8 -10 years finance experience with atleast 3 years in a leadership role
  • – South African Chartered Accountant

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:
Desired Characteristics:

  • – Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) or Finance is preferred
  • – Strong industry knowledge and contacts coupled with knowledge of controllership, accounting, and tax / legal issues
  • – Controllership assessment and planning experience is preferred
  • – Prior experience managing a multi-functional Finance organization is preferred
  • – Ability to work under tight deadlines and to prioritize under pressure
  • – Strategic thinker with the ability to create and execute concrete action plans
  • – Strong analytical, project management, and organizational skills
  • – Strong oral and written communication skills
  • – Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Posted Position Title: Chief Financial Officer
Career Level: Experienced
Function: Finance
Function Segment: Functional Management
Location: South Africa


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