Chief Financial Officer, Development Aid , Tanzania

Our client, an innovative international technology company deeply ingrained in Africa’s dynamic tech ecosystem, seeks a visionary Chief Financial Officer to drive its financial trajectory. With a commitment to digital transformation and a pioneering organizational culture, this role is pivotal in shaping the continent’s technological future.


Spearhead strategic financial guidance to propel company growth, orchestrating key financial operations.
Lead and mentor finance and accounting teams across diverse entities, fostering collaboration and excellence.
Navigate complex international finance landscapes, harmonizing local operations with global standards, overseeing audits, and ensuring financial compliance.
Develop and execute financial strategies to optimize cash flow, enhancing overall financial stability.
Leverage expertise in tax regulations to sculpt the company’s tax position and ensure compliance.
Collaborate closely with CEOs and leadership, providing strategic insights and guidance.
Commit to driving the company’s growth over the next 5 years, aligning financial strategies with long-term objectives.


Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, business administration, economics, or related field required. MBA with a finance focus preferred.


Minimum of 3 years of CFO experience in a multinational setting, with familiarity in (South) African and European regulatory environments.
Demonstrated leadership in managing diverse finance teams.
Proficiency in navigating cross-border transactions and financial operations in East and South Africa.
Strong tech-savviness to facilitate digital transition in finance operations.
Proven ability to drive cost-saving initiatives and financial structuring.

Applications and updated CVs should be submitted to under the title: DRS CFO – East Africa. Due to the high number of applications received via the DevelopmentAid website, we can reply to shortlisted candidates only. Please note that the above requirements can be modified during the recruitment process according to the client’s procedures.