CFO Talks - Idea Sharing for CFOs
Doing business in Africa
May 22, 2019 · 31 min
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Pieter de Jager of AfriSam’s Tanzanian division explains the challenges of the modern CFO. He spends less than 5% of his time on reporting and preparing financial accounts. A far greater amount of time is spent on corporate finance and funding, making sure the business has sufficient liquidity to compete. Tanga Cement contributes 30 – 40% of parent Afrisam’s business and the compliance requirements of being listed on the Tanzanian Stock Exchange occupies a considerable amount of his time. Pieter provides a fascinating window into the life of the modern CFO.

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