CFO - GVI, Tokai

  • Tokai
  • Salary: R60 000.00 - R80 000.00 Per Month
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Posted by GVI on Tuesday, February 12, 2019
  • Reference: 1523178
  • Apply before Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 57 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: GVI

Who we are

GVI is one of the world’s leading travel organisations.

The GVI family began back in 1997, since then we have sent over 25,000 participants across the world and employed over 500 staff worldwide. We run programs in 21 locations, in 13 countries around the world, each manned by our own staff and aligned to the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals or UN SDGs as well as the objectives of local partners. We welcome participants from all around the world and help facilitate their development into global citizens in an effort to build a global network of people united by their passion to make a positive long-term impact. We live by our mission and our values as a family include: Respect and Trust, Passion and Commitment, Fun, Family and Inspire.

GVI’s ambition is to grow the organisation significantly over the coming 5 year period.


Westlake, Cape Town

Job Type


Desired start date

As soon as possible

Direct reports

Company Accountant (UK-based)

Working hours

9 hours per day, Monday-Friday.


R60,000 – R80,000 per month, subject to experience.

The Finance Manager's role is to lead the finance function to drive high performance across the organisation.

Candidate Requirements

Specific responsibilities

  • The CFO's role is to lead the finance function to drive high performance across the organisation.
  • Provide timely, accurate and insightful information regarding GVI’s financial and KPI performance
  • Lead the annual business planning process and two annual revisions to it
  • Identify and manage risk, to include foreign exchange, and insurable business and asset risks
  • Forecast, optimise and control the company’s working capital requirements and cash flows
  • Manage the company’s debtors and creditors
  • Create and maintain relationships with key financial and risk service providers, including banks and insurers, in the geographies where GVI operates, at the minimal possible cost
  • Ensure the company is compliant with tax codes in all the geographies where it operates, while minimising the company’s exposure to tax
  • Ensure all staff are paid in line with their agreements with the company, and all local taxes are deducted and paid to the relevant authorities
  • Develop and maintain financial policy manuals for the company



  • A minimum of 5 years’ relevant experience post qualification.

To apply for this opportunity, please submit your CV and a cover letter that clearly demonstrates your financial experience and track record to In the subject line, please include Application for position: CFO. Applications without the cover letter will not be considered.

If you do not hear from us within 2 weeks, please consider that on this occasion your application was unsuccessful.

Apply before Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 57 Days left Companies may expire jobs at their own discretion. If you have not received a response within two weeks, your application was most likely unsuccessful.
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