New JOB VACANCY at Globus Education Systems( $180000 salary)


New JOB VACANCY  at Globus Education Systems( $180000 salary)

Globus Education systems needs the services of Chief Financial officer. Details below

 Job Title: Chief Financial Officer

 Location: Yaoundé- Cameroon

 Nationality: Open to all Nationals

 Salary: $180.000 - $374,883 a year CTC

 Company Name : Globus Education Systems

 Job type: Full-time

 Full job description

A leading educational and consultancy firm since 2020, Globus Education Systems is leading the way in next-generation international student mobility and career placement.

 Key responsibilities:


Partner with the management to enhance the accounting team’s impact at Globus Education Systems.

Lead, build and develop the accounting team. Identify resource gaps within the team and develop a resource plan/strategy.

Identify and fill in talent gaps & upgrade talent, as necessary

Foster a collaborative and efficient work environment within the department

Provide guidance, mentoring, and performance evaluations.

Ensure that the team is excellent and diverse

 Financial reporting: 

Lead relationship with external auditors. Take responsibility for delivering clean audits in a timely manner.

Ensure compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and other relevant accounting standards.

Prepare and oversee the accurate and timely preparation of monthly financial statements, including monthly income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements, and reduce the days to monthly close.

Maintain a deep understanding of financial performance and communicate insights to senior management, including leading initiatives to improve management reporting (e.g. project accounting). Introduce and enhance internal cost accounting reporting to enable better informed decision making across the organization.

Walk through the financials with the Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) team on a monthly basis to identify any anomalies, ensure appropriate accruals and reclasses have been made.

Assess and improve current gaps in the financial system’s reporting. Align the Chart of Accounts (COA) and product/department hierarchies to meet the management reporting needs of the business. Develop and implement a process for change requests and maintenance of COA and financial system hierarchies.

 Internal controls and compliance:

Partner with the CA, to increase standardization across the organization to reduce complexity and enhance scalability.

Partner with the CA, Audit Committee and cross-functional teams to address identified weaknesses and deficiencies.

Develop and implement robust internal controls, testing protocols and internal audit capabilities, as appropriate.

Ensure compliance with accounting standards, regulatory requirements, and tax laws.

Align accounting and operational systems:

Collaborate with CIO and other cross-functional teams to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of financial processes, automation, systems, and reporting, reduce manual accounting work and workarounds and increase automation, as appropriate

Work with the Chief Information Officer (CIO), admissions heads and external address legacy data issues, particularly relating to multi-year and split orders.

Implement or upgrade financial systems as needed to support the growing needs of the business.

Implement process and system improvements such that there is reduced reliance on key team members.

 *Tax planning and* *compliance:* 

Ensure accurate and timely tax filings and compliance with income tax, sales tax, and payroll tax regulations.

Collaborate with external tax advisors to develop optimal long term tax planning strategies.

 Budgeting and forecasting:

Partner with FP&A team to assist in developing annual budgets and forecasts, and assessing and evaluating actual performance against these plans to provide regular updates to executives and investors.

Through improved cost accounting and reporting, drive a deeper level of understanding of key profit drivers to enable improved decision making across the organization.

 Mergers and Acquisitions :

Assist in the accounting due diligence, assessment of financial risks, and financial integration efforts in the company’s plans for mergers and acquisition.


Partner with Audit Committee and Legal team to assist in the assessment of corporate risk and insurance coverage of staff

Oversee the relationship with insurance broker(s) and provider


Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Management, Finance or related field

CPA qualification of any other post graduate degree a plus.

15+ years of progressive finance and accounting experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s Degree or MBA

Proven leadership and team management skills.

Strong knowledge of GAAP and financial reporting & tax standards.

Excellent communication, interpersonal and leadership skills.

Previous experience with a Big 6 Audit firm is highly desirable.

Experience with the implementation of financial systems, in particular NetSuite.

Prior experience with physical materials inventory and software license management is highly desirable.

Prior experience in the education and/or technology industry is preferred.

 How to Apply:

Please send your CV by email to with Chief Financial Officer as the subject by December 15,2023


We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. To that end, we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

Globus Education Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females and Individuals with Disabilities.


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