Sanlam Life Insurance Zambia Ltd
Posted Job
about 1 year ago

Chief Financial Officer

We’re in the business of planning for tomorrow. The never-ending pursuit of meticulously crafting our clients’ futures. We do this by truly appreciating the value of money and turning the materials we’re given into something more. It’s our trade and it is something we are passionate about. It’s what makes us Wealthsmiths™. If you would like to become a Wealthsmith™, Sanlam Life Insurance Zambia Limited seeks to recruit qualified and experienced professionals in the following vacancy:

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Financial Officer will develop the financial well-being of the organization by providing financial projections and accounting services; preparing growth plans; directing staff


  • Ensure effective financial controls are in place to protect assets and meet regulatory requirements
  • Establish and report on essential company financial metrics
  • Research, develops and implements tools and processes that support the Company’s financial strategy
  • Directs the Company’s annual strategic planning process and serves as a key member of the executive team in determining the Company’s strategic direction
  • Contributes to managing relationships with rating agencies, reinsurers, auditors and any additional outside vendors as needed. Understands and mitigates key elements of the Company’s risk profile
  • Develops credibility for the Company by providing timely and accurate analysis of expense targets, financial reports and financial trends in order to assist other executives in performing their responsibilities.
  • Serves as Treasurer of the Company and maintains fiduciary responsibility on behalf of the company
  • Directs and manages the preparation of all financial reports, including income statements, balance sheets, and statements of cash flows and other required reports for internal and external use. Ensures all financial reports are prepared with the highest ethics and financial integrity and are in alignment to achieve the Company’s strategic business plan.
  • Provides strategic financial input and leadership on decisions affecting the organization i.e. evaluation of potential alliances, business expansion and investments.
  • With the CEO, oversees all aspects of the investment program of the company
  • Establish and implement administration and logistics procedures in line with the organizational requirement
  • Establish and manage all procurement and logistic activities including management of vehicles and drivers
  • Oversee and supervise the administrative function including property/facility management, safety of the work environment and provision of furnishings and equipment necessary for effective operations
  • Oversee the management of all leases, contracts and other financial commitments

Minimum qualifications and experience

  • Full Grade 12 Certificate or equivalent.
  • Full ACCA/CIMA and MBA will be an added advantage
  • Advanced skills in finance, planning and risk management
  • Working knowledge of investment management
  • 10 years working experience in Multinational, high performance driven culture environment in Financial services and/or a senior Auditing House
  • Computer knowledge – Word, Excel and Power point programmes

How to Apply

Interested candidates who meet the minimum qualifications should apply to the Chief Executive Officer,

Sanlam Life Insurance Zambia Ltd,

Zenera House,

Corner Lagos and Lubuto Roads,

PO Box 31991, Lusaka, Zambia

Application deadline
13 Sep 15:00

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