Financial Director

Finance & Accounting
Gaborone – South-East – Botswana

Retail Group Botswana, a subsidiary of Famous Brands Limited, is the largest multiple casual dining and quick service operating company in Botswana, with 39 outlets and retail stores across the country. As the market leader and master licensee for the Debonairs Pizza, Wimpy, Milky Lane, Steers and Mugg & Bean franchises, and a proud employer of over 1,100 Batswana, it only employs the creme of the crop who can thrive in a fast moving, dynamic and high-pressure environment.
The Finance Director role is a high-level and key position, playing a pivotal role to the success of the business. To succeed in this demanding role, you will have proven excellent strategic, business, and financial reporting skills.  Leading all aspects of finance, your role will be so much more than reporting numbers.  You will be expected to add value to company strategy and business direction. For you to excel within the fast-paced and demanding environment, you will need to have high levels of drive, energy, perseverance, and a results-oriented attitude to work that pushes all those under your leadership to exceed expectations.
Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Directing Financial Strategy
  • Financial Reporting to Shareholders (JSE listed majority shareholder) and the Board of Directors
  • Managing the financial function in Botswana, and reporting to corporate head office
  • Contributing to the Business, Commercial and Marketing Strategies
  • Maintaining continuous Financial Audit and Control systems to monitor the performance of the Group
  • Annual budgets, Financial plans, Business plans, feasibility studies and investment
  • Overseeing the annual Financial Audit, including reporting deadlines and requirements
Experience, Qualifications and Requirements:
  • Experience of Financial Reporting within an extremely demanding environment (tight deadlines and strict JSE regulations)
  • To be a qualified Chartered Accountant (CA, ACCA, CIMA, BICA)
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a high-level Finance leadership role within a highly demanding environment
  • Strong leadership skills
  • To be extremely strong technically re Financial Reporting and Business Analysis
  • To have strong commercial acumen
  • Preference will be given to Botswana Citizens (or permanent residents with work permits)
Email your CV and current gross package details to
Position open until filled