Chief Financial Officer, Directeur financier, Consulting, Logistics, Yaoundé, Corrie MacColl Limited

Chief Financial Officer, Directeur financier, Consulting, Logistics, Yaoundé, Corrie MacColl Limited

Role Responsibilities/ Responsabilités du rôle

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) position is accountable for the administrative, financial, and risk management operations of Sud Cameroun Hevea S.A. (Sudcam) in Cameroon, which also includes the development of a financial and operational strategy, metrics tied to that strategy, and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve company assets and report accurate financial results. This position reports to the Group CFO and the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Sudcam, and supervises the Treasury, Chief Accountant and Tax Manager.


Assist the CEO in preparing and monitoring the strategic business plan

Manage the capital request and budgeting processes

Financial Information and Regulatory Requirements

Supervise accounting and reporting to HAC HQ under IFRS rules. Responsible for completion and review of monthly balance sheet reconciliations, ensuring accounts are accurately stated and have adequate support

Oversee the issuance of financial information

Develop analytic accounting

Ensure Reporting Compliance to “revised SYSCOA”

Report financial results to the board of directors

Handle annual and interim audits and ensure fairness and compliance with all regulations that apply to the financial statements

Cash Management and Funding

Supervise Treasury and Financing functions

Control the cash flow position throughout the company; understand the sources and uses of cash

Maintain the integrity of funds

Prepare accurate cash forecast, and share it with the HQ Treasury team

Monitor cash balances and cash forecasts

Arrange for debt and equity financing

Maintain banking relationships


Participate in key decisions as a member of the executive management team

Maintain in-depth relations with all members of the management team

Manage any third parties to which accounting or finance functions have been outsourced

Oversee the company’s transaction processing systems

Implement operational best practices

Risk Management

Understand and mitigate key elements of the company’s risk profile

Drive and ensure a robust control within the organization

With the support of the Group Internal Audit, construct and monitor reliable control systems

Maintain appropriate insurance coverage

Ensure that the company complies with all legal and regulatory requirements

Ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors and government agencies

Maintain relations with external auditors and investigate their findings and recommendations


With the support of Tax Manager and the Tax Consultant of the company:

Monitor all open legal and tax issues involving the company

Transfer Pricing documentation

Ensuring timely rendition of tax returns


Tax provisioning

Timely payment of tax

Ensuring timely resolutions of all tax disputes

Ensuring the firm comply timely with new tax regulations


Master’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or equivalent. Preference will be given to candidates with an MBA in Finance and the Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designations.

Relevant business experience and 15+ years of progressively responsible experience in Finance and Accounting

Experience in Big 4 Audit firms, and in a major company or division of a large corporation will be preferred

Should have experience in partnering with an executive team

Excellent written and oral communication skills in both English and French

Strong knowledge of Business Law OHADA and economic/financial environment of Cameroon is required

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