• Competitive
  • Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Permanent, Full time
  • PER, Private Equity Recruitment
  • 2018-10-11

CFO, Private Equity Real Estate Fund, Johannesburg, South Africa

Reference: 74624 /6C

A new private equity real estate fund based in Johannesburg is looking to hire a CFO to help with the set-up of the fund. As a CFO you will be responsible for all non-investment tasks. This will includes finance, operations, compliance, HR, IT and some transaction structuring. You will also manage the relationships with external administrators and advisors

Our client is a new fund with blue chip backers. It is being set up with a very high calibre management team who have almost completed the fund raise and will be ready to turn the lights on in Q1 2019. They are looking for a well-rounded CFO to manage the day-to-day running of the fund and help facilitate growth as they look to make their mark on the industry.


  • Responsible for all finance-related tasks in conjunction with outsourced administrators and auditors
  • Oversee all operational tasks within the fund
  • Take responsibility for all of the compliance and regulatory matters
  • Manage the IT, systems, software and cyber security


  • ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualification required
  • Demonstrate experience performing a broad role
  • Private equity, real estate or venture capital experience essential
  • Multinational experience, particularly African, would be advantageous
  • Proficiency in French desirable but not essential



Recruiters Reference: 74624 /6C