SIT is an equal opportunity employer and is always on the look-out for talented and passionate employees who can share their expertise with the company.

At SIT you will enhance your skills and knowledge by working alongside various professionals in the field of property development, corporate and secretarial services, human resources, accounting and marketing. You will be surrounded and motivated by a dedicated, efficient and committed team who strive to achieve excellent business performance in a friendly, enthusiastic and dynamic environment.


Chief Financial Officer – Ref: CFO/2016


Reporting to the CEO of the Sugar Investment Trust, the CFO will be responsible for:

  1. Day to day management and running of the Accounting and Finance Departments of companies of the Sugar Investment Trust (SIT) Group;
  2. Preparation of SIT’s group financial account;
  3. Assume responsibility for all accounting, financial management and system of the Group;
  4. Provide at regular intervals detailed financial reports;
  5. Ensure that all financial policies and strategies, as approved by the Board are implemented within the Group;
  6. Act as a Team Leader for all the finance teams of the Group and be responsible for their performance;
  7. Participate in key decisions pertaining to strategic initiatives, operating model and operational execution;
  8. Oversee the cash, investment and asset management;
  9. Develop financial business plans and forecasts;
  10. Assist in the formulation and implementation of the Company’s strategy (including investment, consolidation and divestment);
  11. Treasury and cash flow management of the companies of the SIT Group;
  12. Verification and validation of disbursements;
  13. Preparing Business Plan and advising the CEO and the Board on new projects;
  14. Financial assessment of ongoing projects;
  15. Identify and assess ways and means of maximizing revenue on investment and make recommendation to the CEO;
  16. Setting up, monitoring and ensuring compliance with internal control procedures;
  17. Improve internal control system where necessary and to continuously monitor them;
  18. Identify all cost-saving opportunities and make recommendation to reduce unnecessary costs;
  19. Determine any fraud and error by conducing regular audits in all SIT operations and SIT Business Clusters;
  20. Provide accurate costing of projects, operations, investments and the like to SIT and SIT Business Clusters;
  21. Ensure that monthly management accounts of all group companies are properly prepared, completed and submitted on time;
  22. Liaison with external auditor for statutory audits;
  23. Ensure compliance with laws of Mauritius and Accounting Standards;
  24. Ensure that budgets are prepared and monitored;
  25. Liaise with external bodies to ensure that SIT funds are being used efficiently and effectively;
  26. Work in close collaboration with the CEO and Team leaders of SIT Business Clusters to devise strategies to increase profitability of the operations;
  27. Undertake any other duties in line with your function and goals of the Corporate Service;
  28. Advice and make recommendations to the CEO on efficient running of the accounting and finance department of the companies of the group;
  29. Any other duties as may be assigned by CEO or by the Board of Directors.