c National Investment and Infrastructure Fund

National Investment and Infrastructure Fund

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

JOB INSIGHTS

Department Finance

Reporting To CEO

Location Mumbai

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

This role will form an integral part of the core management team responsible to drive NIIF's growth plans over the next 3-5 years

Complete responsibility in building the finance organization

Financial accounting, audit, and statutory compliances oversight

Budget & Forecasting : Co-ordinate and direct the preparation of annual budget with various departments, financial forecasts, and report variances. To develop the MIS structure (dashboards) as may be required by the management

To lead work towards transition to a seamless ERP / System based environment

Risk management – ensure coverage against financial as well as operating risks by streamlining of business processes and policies.

Over-sight of the Fund Accounting team that is responsible for NAV calculation and its dissemination

Valuations of portfolio companies and 'Active Engagement' therein within select areas

Interface with investment teams to ensure timely and accurate funding and reporting of investments

Treasury Management and Foreign exchange management

Interface with bankers and management of banking transactions / relationships

Interface with statutory and internal auditors to ensure timely completion of audits

Ensure compliance with local statutes (including Income Tax Act, Companies Act, Service Tax Act, etc.)

Manage the expectations of the stakeholders through providing them monthly MIS, Accounts, cash flows statements, and legal compliance reports

Working with the Portfolio Companies on select project implementation

Fund Raising: Co-leading fund raising, including establishing domestic as well as offshore fund structures / entities, authoring and review of documentation, engaging with the potential investors

Closely work with all department heads to ensure expenditures, adhere to legal and internal budgetary requirements

An integral part of the role will be to set up systems and establish robust and scalable processes with the appropriate risk mitigants in place

Holding Investment Committee Meeting & Advisory Board Meeting

Relevant Experience

A Chartered accountant with 15+years of experience is a must for this role

MBA / CS / ICWA equivalent qualification along with Chartered Accountant degree would be an added advantage

A candidate who has a strong orientation in setting-up robust systems/improvising existing systems/frameworks within an established Private Equity fund / NBFC / Bank / AMC setup in order to optimise the functioning of the department would be preferred

Should have demonstrated ability in scaling up the growth of a Fund, Asset Management Company, NBFC, Bank, etc.

Ideal Candidate Attributes:

High on Integrity

A self-starter who needs minimal supervisory control, Entrepreneurial mind-set with a high degree of passion and drive

Should be open to change and align culturally to the values of the organisation

Must possess an eye for detail; have the ability to roll-up his/her sleeves

Strong with People Management. Ability to build, motivate and manage a team effectively

Ability to manage multiple stakeholders and high degree of multi-tasking

Collaboratively working with other business heads

Ability to leverage IT and technology

Should be able to take decisions with a firm but convincing approach