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Company Industry
Human Resources
No. of Employees
#7B, Street 81
Phnom Penh
Job Detail
Type of Employment
Full time
Job Location
Phnom Penh
Salary Range
Job Reference No.
Job Category
Accounting, Banking, Finance & Insurance
Company Industry
Banking, Financial Services
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Chief Finance Officer

Summary of Position

One MFI in Cambodia is looking for a Chief Finance Officer who will be in charge of leading and overseeing all compliance, financial and managerial accounting, financial planning/budgeting, treasury, tax, and risk management of MFI. Supporting the CEO in providing strategic leadership for MFI by working with the management team to establish long-range goals, strategies, plans and policies along with providing leadership and management for staff under supervision. She/he will be based in Phnom Penh.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

1.    Lead strategic planning, corporate governance and business planning

  • In consultation with the CEO, analyze,  formulate and implement company strategy and new initiatives
  • Develop both short term and long term financial strategies
  • Develop performance measures in line with company's strategic direction
  • Provide executive management with advice on the financial implications of existing business activities and/or the impact of introduction of new initiatives and/or regulatory action
  • Lead the development of budget/forecast and company business plan

2.    Lead the development of internal controls

  • Maintain up to date knowledge and information regarding the legal and regulatory framework, and lead changes to ensure ongoing compliance
  • Lead and coach finance staff to ensure effective and efficient implementation of the internal control systems
  • Lead annual review of the internal control systems to ensure compliance

3.    Lead the development and implementation of the financial and accounting systems

  • Ensure the maintaining of adequate and accurate records including balance sheet, and periodic income statement
  • Lead the review and changes for financial and accounting policies and systems
  • Provide Finance staff the necessary training and other supports to enable them to fulfill their duties accordingly
  • Oversee the processes for financial forecasting, budgets and consolidation and reporting to the organization and ensure credibility of finance function by providing timely and accurate analysis, budgets, financial trends and forecasts
  • Oversee the approval and processing of revenue, expenditure, and position control documents, department budgets, etc
  • Coordinate the preparation of financial statements, financial reports, special analyses, and information reports

4.    Manage Liquidity and the appropriate level of Assets and Liabilities

  • Mange and responsible for treasury management of the company
  • Measure and control the institution funding requirement’
  • Analyze First Finance cash flow needs and ensure adequate liquidity to support the operations
  • Coordinate relationship development with key lenders (Communication, reporting, compliance … etc)
  • Take lead in negotiating contract, term and conditions of loan agreement
  • Ensure proper control and system in place for treasury management
  • Recommend to ALCO and the Board of Directors policy or change in policy on liquidity and fund management and ensure timeliness, applicability and practicality of these policies

5.    Ensure Compliance to Regulators and Investors

  • Ensure absolute compliance to regulator on liquidity, capital adequacy, provisioning, reporting and other regulatory compliances
  • Manage the Regulatory NBC reporting and compliance requirements
  • Ensure compliance to covenant and reporting requirement set by Investors
  • Ensure compliance to audit recommendation and standard
  • Attend to inquiries, on-site and off-site, from the National Bank of Cambodia, tax and other regulator, and external auditors.
  • Provide due assistance to the regulators and external auditors during inspection

6.    Risk Management

  • Act as risk and Compliance officer for the company
  • Work with relevant department/unit to ensure all risks are identified and addressed
  • Develop and maintain a proper system to manage risks
  • Conduct regular self-risk assessment and recommend appropriate action to the management
  • Represent the management in the risk committee

7.    Management and Administrative Function

  • A member of Management committee; Credit Committee; ALCO committee;
  • Supervise, monitor and evaluate the works of the finance and audit teams and provide input to the annual staff performance appraisal


Reporting to

To Chief Executive Officer

Experience Required

At least 5 years of experience in a financial management role

Minimum Educational Level Required

Bachelor's Degree

Minimum Career Level Required

Manager (Staff supervisor,...)

Languages Required

Good command of Khmer and English (both read and write)

Other Requirements

  • A minimum of bachelor level degree in accounting/ finance
  • MBA or CPA/ACCA degree is a plus.
  • Good understanding of Cambodian Accounting Standards (CIFRS) and International Accounting Standard (IFRS)
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills
  • Leadership skills (coaching, mentoring and developing others)
  • Performance management skills
  • Strategic thinking
  • Risk management
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Computer literate with proficiency in Microsoft Office 
  • Demonstrate high level of ethical commitment and trustworthiness
  • Takes ownership and accountability for results
  • Teamwork and collaboration
  • Initiative
  • Thoroughness

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