Chief Financial Officer , Karnaphuli Fertilizer Company Limited

The Karnaphuli Fertilizer Company Limited (KAFCO) owns and operates a world-class ammonia/urea fertilizer complex, the single largest multinational joint-venture in the manufacturing sector of Bangladesh, having investors from Bangladesh, Japan, Denmark and The Netherlands. The plant's operation came on-stream in 1995, and is capable of running above installed capacities of 1725 MT of urea and 1500 MT of ammonia per day. KAFCO employs more than 600 staff at the plant in Chittagong and at the registered office in Dhaka. KAFCO is now seeking to appoint a seasoned professional CFO to succeed the incumbent, who is retiring in early 2016. This is an outstanding career opportunity, which offers a three year renewable contract with a first-class expatriate package (including furnished housing, attached car, home leave passages, children's schooling, etc.). Further details are available from the Company Secretary. 
  • Report to the Chief Executive Officer, and to the Board of Directors,  and accountable for the Company's entire Financial Accounting & Financial IT activities.
  • Oversee the day-to-day financial operations of the Company through efficient/effective budgetary & cost control objectives of the Company.
  • Develop world class best practices in the accounting and financial processes and systems of the Company in line with the international and local accounting standards with the aid of modern information technology solutions and also in accordance with the updated accounting, auditing and financial policies of the Company. 
  • A quality professional accounting qualification e.g. CA/FCA/FCMA/ FCCA/CPA and / or a business degree (e.g. MBA), practical experience in managing similar manufacturing business with at least 10 years’ senior management experience (of which at least 5 years at Board level).
  • A pleasant personality, strategic thinker, proven negotiator, outstanding leader with broad managerial accounting, budgeting, cost control, SAP system experience and Financial IT handling.
  • Experience of living and working in developing countries with exposure to sensitive cross-cultural environments and relationships, and with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Interested candidates, who meet the above criteria, are invited to send their CV, current salary details and a passport-size photograph to both the addresses given below by 30 November 2015.
The Chairman, Karnaphuli Fertilizer Company Limited (KAFCO)
& Secretary, Ministry of Industries, 
Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh
91, Motijheel Commercial Area, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh.
Company Secretary, Karnaphuli Fertilizer Company Limited (KAFCO)
IDB Bhaban (13th Floor), E/8-A Rokeya Sharani, Sher-e-Bangla Nagar
Dhaka-1207, Bangladesh.
Email: rabiul.h.chowdhury@kafcobd.com 
Tele: +8802-918-3144 - 47