Chief Financial Officer

Organization
Project Alba
Location
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Job Type
Full-time
Deadline for Applications
08/10/2017
Contact Information
contact@project-alba.com
Tags
Full-time

Job Description:      As a key member of the management team, the Head of Strategy and Financing reports to the CEO and assumes a strategic role in the overall management of the company. He/She has primary day-to-day responsibility of the finance department.

Responsibilities include

1) Fundraising and investors/donors relationship

– Prepares financial and business documents (forecasts, business plan,  etc.)
– Supports in financial aspect of grant applications
– Assists the CEO in fundraising tours, including handling due diligences
– Manages relationship with investment funds, banks, institutional partners

2) Strategy

– Leads projects that support the long term vision and short term goals of Project Alba (eg. production planning, logistics, sales, market analysis, social impact, etc.)
– Acts with leadership in a collaborative and team-oriented environment with the aim of developing Project Alba
– Provides analytical insights to the company’s performance
– Ensures appropriate reporting to the CEO and board of directors

3) Supervision of the finance department

– Is in charge of planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial-related activities of the company, including accounting, budgeting, financial control, stock control, operational control, audit, management reports
– Manages the finance team (4 people as of today, expected to grow in the future)
– Optimizes processes, with the goal of strengthening the organization while not overloading the team with tools and procedures
– Directly assists the management team members (eg. Operation Director, R&D Director) on all strategic and tactical matters as they relate to budget management, cost benefit analysis, forecasting needs

4) Governance, Legal, other

– Prepares Board meetings and coordinates General Assemblies
– Assists the CEO in legal matters
– Developing relevant organisational messaging for internal and external use

The base location is in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The Head of Strategy and Finance may be required to travel in and out the country on occasions for Fundraising purposes. Also overviewing the financial department will require to go on a monthly basis to the field.

Education and Experience required

– Masters degree, MBA, or equivalent
– Minimum 7 years of experience, of which 4 years in financing-related positions
– Experience in a startup environment (eg. in a startup, investment fund, or incubator)
– Experience in Asia strongly preferred

Qualifications

– Initiative and entrepreneurial spirit; adaptability to changes
– Analytic, organized, self-motivated
– Oral and written communication skills; fluency in English is required
– Ability to work under pressure and produce quality work under tight deadline
– Computer skills (Word, Excel, Power Point, database management)

Benefits

– Competitive remuneration for a social enterprise
– Visa and emergency health insurance provided

Process

– Position open until filled
– Please send your resume and cover letter to contact@project-alba.com
– For more information, please visit www.project-alba.com

Additional Information

As a key member of the management team, the Head of Strategy and Financing reports to the CEO and assumes a strategic role in the overall management of the company. He/She has primary day-to-day responsibility of the finance department.