Chief Financial Officer Johannesburg

The Chief Financial Officer will develop and oversee the implementation of the NFVF Financial Strategy including but not limited to financial processes and systems, ensuring effective financial management in line with PMFA, Treasury Regulations and other relevant public sector laws.


Bcom Hons with articles or CA(SA)
10 years at senior management level, at least 6 of which are in the public finance environment
Membership to a professional association desirable

Key Responsibilities:

Demonstrated skills, knowledge and experience in the following:

Develop financial strategy and give input into the organisational strategy
Directly assist Executive Heads of Departments in all financial matters relating to budget management and securing additional funds for programmes
Conduct annual strategic planning of finance according to the Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF)
Oversee and lead in the development and monitoring of the implementation of finance policies and procedures in line with PFMA and Treasury Regulations to ensure compliance
Develop and implement a fundraising strategy to raise additional funding together for the organisation;
Develop, implement and maintain the financial systems of the organisation
Prepare all aspects of the annual operating budget and Annual Financial Statements in accordance with Generally Recognised Accounting Principle (GRAP)
Manage internal controls, establish and maintain a risk management system
Manage the submission of monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports
Be responsible for all financial reporting and preparation of all financial statements
Manage annual external audits and dealing with the Auditor Genereal (AG)
Manage the Supply Chain Management of the organisation to comply with Treasury Regulations and all relevant laws, regulations and policies
Provide financial reports to the NFVF Internal Departments, the CEO, Audit Committee and NFVF Council
Be the NFVF lead in respect of all dealings with the Audit Committee, Internal and External Auditors
Provide support to key external stakeholders i.e. Portfolio Committee, Department of Arts and Culture (DAC), Auditor General (AG) and the South African Film Industry as necessary
Effectively lead and manage the Finance Department


Must have sound financial management, strategic leadership, budget and treasury experience
Excellent knowledge and extensive experience in Financial Reporting and Financial Statements Preparation
Must have expert knowledge of the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), the Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act (PPPFA), National Treasury guidelines as well as other relevant prescripts within the public sector
Indept knowledge of risk management practice
Expert knowledge of programme, project and people management
Demonstrate high intergrity and honesty
Ability to strategise and solve problems
Strong leadership and organisational skills
Exceptional communication and people skills
Results-oriented, strategic thinker and planner
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Practical knowledge of the auditing environment
Knowledge and experience of the business of film would be an added advantage
Suitably qualified and experienced candidates are invited to submit their abridged curriculum vitae via email no later than 28 January 2018 quoting the relevant reference number.

It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).

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