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Vacancy: Chief Financial Officer

By 29 June 2021No Comments


Position:                     Chief Financial Officer

Duration:                    5 year fixed term contract

Reporting to:              Chief Executive Officer

Job Ref:                      RECR/CFO 001

The Chief Financial Officer will develop and oversee the implementation of the financial processes and systems, ensuring effective financial management of the National Film and Video Foundation in line with PMFA and Treasury Regulations.


  • Bcom Hons with articles or CA(SA)
  • Membership to a professional association desirable
  • 10 years’ experience at senior management

Key Responsibilities:

Demonstrated skills, knowledge and experience in the following:

  • Conduct annual strategic planning of finance according to the Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF)
  • Develop financial strategy and give input into the organisational strategy
  • 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 with the Marketing and Production departments
  • Develop, implement and maintain the financial systems of the organisation
  • Prepare all aspects of the annual operating budget and Annul Financial Statements in accordance with Generally Recognised Accounting Principle (GRAP)
  • Manage internal controls and establish and maintain a risk management system
  • Manage the submission of monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports
  • Manage annual external audits and dealing with the Auditor Genereal (AG)
  • Manage the Supply Chain Management of the organisation to comply with Treasury Regulations
  • Provide reports to the CEO, Audit Committee and NFVF Council
  • Provide support to internal stakeholders i.e. NFVF Employees; Audit Committee; NFVF Council and Internal Auditors
  • Provide support to key external stakeholders i.e. Department of Arts and Culture (DAC); Auditor General (AG) and the South African Film Industry
  • Manage staff and administer performance management for all direct reports



  • Must have sound financial management, strategic leadership, budget and treasury experience
  • Must have good 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 
  • Indepth knowledge of risk management practice 
  • Practical knowledge of the auditing environment will be an added advantage
  • Knowledge and experience the film industry would be an added advantage
  • Demonstrate high intergrity and honesty
  • Ability to strategize and solve problems
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills
  • Exceptional communication and people skills
  • Results-oriented, strategic thinker and planner


Suitably qualified and experienced candidates are invited to submit their abridged curriculum vitae via email to or fax on 086 519 7585 no later than 15 September 2019 quoting a 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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