Chief Financial Officer – Aquila Collection

Job Category: Senior Management
Location: Aquila Collection

Schedule: Full-Time
Located Remotely?: N
Relocation?: N
Position Type: Senior Management

Application closing date: 14 June 2023
If you have not heard from the recruiting team by the 14th of June 2023, your application has been unsuccessful

Job brief

We are looking for a qualified and experienced Chief Financial Officer to monitor all financial data and prepare accurate financial statements for our group of companies.

Responsibilities will include budgeting, forecasting, cashflow management, managing tax payments and performing internal audits. You will act as a consultant to the owner and senior management team, conducting cost and revenues analyses. To be qualified for this role, you should have a degree in Accounting and Hotel related accounts work experience.

Financial Accountant responsibilities include:

  • Gathering and monitoring financial data
  • Preparing daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual statements (balance sheets and income statements)
  • Monitoring and analysing of Monthly Management Accounts
  • Forecasting costs, revenues for cashflow projections
  • Ultimately, you will ensure all our accounting transactions comply with the law and support our company’s investments.


  • Gather and monitor financial data (e.g. sales revenues and liabilities)
  • Prepare daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual statements (balance sheets and income statements)
  • Forecast costs and revenues
  • Manage tax payments
  • Organize internal audits
  • Prepare budgets (for the entire company and by department)
  • Monitor and report on accounting discrepancies
  • Conduct detailed risk analyses to assess potential investments
  • Produce and analyse monthly management accounts
  • Analyse financial trends
  • Perform month-end and year-end close processes

Requirements and skills

  • Proven work experience as a Group Financial Accountant and Management or similar role
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel and accounting software, eg Pastel
  • In-depth understanding of business bookkeeping procedures
  • Solid knowledge of accounting regulations
  • Excellent math skills with an attention to detail
  • Time-management abilities
  • Confidentiality
  • Accounting Degree, Finance or relevant field
  • Additional certification (e.g. CPA) is a plus

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Aquila Collection is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.