Hennie Fourie, Finance Expert in Windhoek, Namibia
Hennie Fourie

Finance Expert in Windhoek, Namibia

Member since June 29, 2021
A qualified CA, Hennie has been involved in transactions in various industries, including an equity transaction by Nedbank in PayToday, Namibia's first fintech startup. He has a strong background in operational finance, valuations, and various debt and equity transactions. He enjoys using his experience to advise clients on proposed transactions and sustainable future strategies while considering intrinsic nuances and opportunities involved in various company cultures and structures.
Hennie is now available for hire

Career Highlights

Education

Select Certifications

Case studies

Software Expertise

Other Expertise

  • Budget Modeling
  • Cash Flow Forecasting
  • Cash Flow Management
  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Modeling
  • Income Statements
  • Management Accounting

Employment

  • Finance Executive

    2016 - PRESENT
    StayToday Bookings Namibia (PayToday and IdentityToday)
    • Oversaw the successful conclusion of an equity transaction and the accompanying due diligence, where shares were issued to large commercial banks.
    • Hired and trained a team that runs the operations of the PayToday app.
    • Applied and renewed the application to the Payments Association of Namibia for registration as a payment intermediary service provider.
    • Played an integral part in the development of the PayToday app and the IdentityToday platform.
    • Managed operating and development cash flows of the company.
    Focus areas: Finance, Financial Accounting, CFO, Management Accounting, Audit Management, Budgeting, Annual Budgets, Due Diligence, Forecasting, Cash Flow Modeling, Financial Modeling, Intangible Asset Valuation, Equity Investment, Valuation, DCF Modeling, DCF Valuation, IFRS Financial Reporting, Month-end Processes, Monthly Close Process, Know Your Customer (KYC), Fintech, eCommerce, iOS, Mobile Apps, Mobile Applications, Facebook Ads, APIs, Year-end Accounts, Statutory Audits, Financial Statements, Cost Control, Microsoft Excel, Google Sheets, Dropbox, Income Tax, Budget Management, Cost Accounting, Cash Flow Forecasting, Cash Flow Management, Income Statements, Startups, Lean Startups, Startup Growth Strategy Development, Startup Consulting, Financing, Business Models, Cap Tables, Capitalization Tables, Fundraising, ESOPs, Early-stage Startups, Early-stage Funding, Startup Funding, Revenue & Expense Projections, Three-statement Modeling, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Business Planning, Market Research & Analysis, Excel Reporting, Credit Card Processing, Accounting, Accounts, Final Accounts, Account Mapping, Tax Accounting, Capital Budgeting, P&L Forecasting, Rolling Forecasts, Financial Forecasting, Growth Strategy, Sales Growth, Growth, Debt Financing, Sales Forecasting, Sales Expense Forecasting, Sales Forecast Management, Mobility, Business Analysis, SaaS, Market Sizing, Investments, Corporate Income Tax, Value Added Tax, Annual Financial Statements, Information Systems, Economics, Business Management, Theory of Interest, Budget Modeling, Budget Controls, Deferred Tax, Tax Compliance, Trial Balance, Balance Sheet Calculation, Balance Sheets, Balance Sheet Optimization, Cash Flow, Cash Flow Analysis, Microsoft Outlook, Annual Statutory Audit, Annual Tax Returns, Tax Audits, Tax Research & Planning, Internal Financial Reporting, Costing, Fixed Asset Management, Pastel, Debt Raises, Debt Structuring, Debt Analysis, Financial Analysis, Financial Data, Amortisation Tables, Variable Costing, Working Capital Management, Audits, Financial Statement Preparation, Market Research, Debt Restructuring, Funding Presentations, Price Sensitivity, Pricing, Value Investing, Investment Ideas, Investing, Social Networks, Research, Web Research, ROI, Travel, Revenue Projections, Project Finance, Business Strategy, Business Requirements, Analytics, Statistics, Credit/Debt, Loans, Bookkeeping, Double-entry Bookkeeping, Financials, Chart of Accounts, Excel Expert, Data Visualization, Big Data, Dashboard Design, Dashboards, Data Analysis, Data Analytics, Financial Reporting Dashboards, Controller, Controls, Credit Control, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Acquisitions, Asset Acquisition, Credit Risk, Pitch Deck Consultant, Pitch Decks, Valuation Modeling, Small & Medium-sized Enterprises (SME), Accounting Software, Accounting Software Design, Business Services, Financial Management, Financial Risk Management
  • Consultant

    2012 - PRESENT
    Freelance
    • Oversaw in excess of 100 month-end and year-end accounts for clients.
    • Submitted all required returns (350+ returns in total) on behalf of clients to Inland Revenue.
    • Created a financial forecasting model used in assessing the viability of a mass housing project with total revenues in excess of 10 million dollars.
    • Built a working forecast model for a microloan company capable of being continually updated with actual figures. It was used to project future cash flows to assess the viability of the business, showing the current position and forecasted positions.
    Focus areas: Financial Modeling, Microsoft Excel, Google Sheets, Management Accounting, Income Tax, Budget Management, Cost Accounting, Cash Flow Forecasting, Year-end Accounts, Cash Flow Management, Income Statements, Market Research & Analysis, Business Planning, Business Plan Consulting, Finance, Accounting, Accounts, Tax Accounting, Final Accounts, Individual Income Tax, Value Added Tax, Mercantile Law, Economics, Budget Modeling, Client Services, Tax Compliance, Trial Balance, Balance Sheet Calculation, Balance Sheets, Cash Flow, Cash Flow Modeling, Cash Flow Analysis, Client Retention, Client Reporting, Microsoft Outlook, Annual Tax Returns, Tax Audits, Tax Research & Planning, Tax Opinions, Costing, Cost Control, Budgeting, Capital Budgeting, CAPEX Budgeting & Inventory Management, Forecasting, Fixed Asset Management, Pastel, Month-end Processes, Monthly Close Process, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Financial Analysis, Financial Data, CFO, Annual Budgets, Valuation, DCF Modeling, Amortisation Tables, Variable Costing, Working Capital Management, Financial Advisement, Consulting, Financing, Business Models, Cap Tables, Capitalization Tables, Revenue & Expense Projections, Three-statement Modeling, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Excel Reporting, Investments, P&L Forecasting, Rolling Forecasts, Financial Forecasting, Growth Strategy, Growth, Debt Financing, Pricing, Price Sensitivity, Investment Ideas, Business Analysis, Sales Expense Forecasting, Sales Forecast Management, Sales Forecasting, Affordable Housing, Real Estate, ROI, Web Research, Research, Social Networks, Revenue Projections, Project Finance, Business Strategy, Analytics, Loans & Lending, Credit Risk, Credit/Debt, Loans, Bookkeeping, Double-entry Bookkeeping, Financials, Chart of Accounts, Excel Expert, Data Analytics, Financial Reporting Dashboards, Controller, Controls, Asset Acquisition, Consumer Loans, Pitch Deck Consultant, Pitch Decks, Valuation Modeling, Commercial Real Estate Finance (CREF), Small & Medium-sized Enterprises (SME), Accounting Software, Business Services, Financial Management, Financial Risk Management
  • Corporate Banking Relationship Manager

    2012 - 2016
    Bank Windhoek
    • Applied for and motivated the approval of the largest unsecured overdraft in the bank's history ($24 million) granted to one of the largest uranium mines in the country.
    • Trained multiple trainees who advanced to relationship managers and/or other advanced roles in the bank.
    • Implemented various preference share transactions for one of the country's largest retail and manufacturing groups, with values ranging from $5 to $15 million.
    • Maintained various banking relationships amid stiff competition, including the national power utility, agricultural cooperatives, and the largest telco in the country.
    • Submitted application for and motivated the approval of various large debt transactions (values ranged from $1 to 24 million) with the Board Lending Committee, the highest lending authority within the bank's structure.
    • Sold off debt instruments valued at $8 million to wider group's asset management company.
    Focus areas: Debt Raises, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Global Banking, Corporate Finance, Deal Structures, Debt Structuring, Debt Issuance, Debt Analysis, Financial Analysis, Financial Data, Loan Payback Programs, Interest Rate Swaps, Swift, Cross-currency Swaps, Management Accounting, Statistics, Know Your Customer (KYC), DCF Valuation, Business Models, Cap Tables, Financing, Fundraising, Business Planning, Renewables, Performance Management, Market Research, Debt Restructuring, Investments, Business Analysis, Growth, Investing, Investment Ideas, Value Investing, Investment Funds, Annual Financial Statements, Mercantile Law, Economics, Theory of Interest, Balance Sheet Calculation, Balance Sheets, Balance Scorecards, Cash Flow, Cash Flow Modeling, Cash Flow Analysis, Internal Audits, Client Retention, Client Reporting, Microsoft Outlook, Budgeting, Fixed Asset Lending, Finance, Equity Investment, Valuation, Amortisation Tables, Financial Advisement, Capitalization Tables, Revenue & Expense Projections, Excel Reporting, Credit Card Processing, Accounts, P&L Forecasting, Debt Financing, Funding Presentations, Mobility, Web Research, Research, Analytics, Credit Risk, Credit/Debt, Loans, Loans & Lending, Financials, Chart of Accounts, Excel Expert, Data Analytics, Data Analysis, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Acquisitions, Consumer Loans, Pitch Deck Consultant, Pitch Decks, Financial Management, Commercial Real Estate Finance (CREF)
  • Financial Manager

    2010 - 2012
    WP Transport (Imperial Logistics Group)
    • Assisted with the implementation phase of the Datatim transport management system.
    • Compiled and monitored costing of various client-specific transport contracts, such as Marley Pipes and Namibia Beverages, with individual total contract values over $500k.
    • Obtained satisfactory audit reports both on statutory audits and internal group audits.
    • Managed all cash flow implications of a continuously increasing fleet of trucks, with an average fleet size of 65.
    Focus areas: Internal Financial Reporting, Costing, Cost Control, Statutory Audits, Hyperion, Budgeting, Budget Modeling, Capital Budgeting, Budget Management, CAPEX Budgeting & Inventory Management, Cash Flow Management, Cash Flow Modeling, Forecasting, Internal Audits, Fixed Asset Management, Fixed Asset Lending, Pastel, Month-end Processes, Monthly Close Process, Microsoft Excel, Financial Accounting, Taxation, Management Accounting, Income Tax, Cost Accounting, Cash Flow Forecasting, Financial Statements, Year-end Accounts, Income Statements, Business Models, Three-statement Modeling, Revenue & Expense Projections, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Excel Reporting, Accounting, Account Mapping, Tax Accounting, Final Accounts, Annual Budgets, Sales Growth, Growth Strategy, Corporate Income Tax, Value Added Tax, Annual Financial Statements, Mercantile Law, Information Systems, Economics, Business Management, Theory of Interest, Budget Controls, Deferred Tax, Tax Compliance, Trial Balance, Balance Sheet Calculation, Balance Sheets, Balance Scorecards, Balance Sheet Optimization, Cash Flow, Cash Flow Analysis, Microsoft Outlook, Annual Statutory Audit, Annual Tax Returns, Tax Research & Planning, Debt Analysis, Financial Analysis, Financial Data, Finance, CFO, Audit Management, Equity Investment, Amortisation Tables, Variable Costing, Working Capital Management, Audits, Financial Statement Preparation, Financing, Investments, Accounts, P&L Forecasting, Rolling Forecasts, Financial Forecasting, Growth, Pricing, Price Sensitivity, Market Sizing, Business Analysis, Sales Forecast Management, Sales Expense Forecasting, Sales Forecasting, ROI, Revenue Projections, Project Finance, Business Strategy, Business Requirements, Analytics, Loans, Bookkeeping, Double-entry Bookkeeping, Financials, Chart of Accounts, Excel Expert, Financial Reporting Dashboards, Controller, Controls, Credit Control, Asset Acquisition, Accounting Software, Business Services, Financial Management, Financial Risk Management
  • Assistant Manager (Corporate Tax)

    2009 - 2010
    PwC
    • Contributed to the due diligence of multinational acquisitions into Namibia.
    • Assisted with analysis of the annual budget speech delivered by the Namibian minister of finance.
    • Helped the audit function deliver high-quality taxation audits.
    • Assisted various clients in resolving issues on Inland Revenue accounts while effectively managing Inland Revenue relationships.
    • Compiled various tax opinions, which assisted clients in optimizing future growth strategies.
    • Collected and compiled Namibian data used in the 2010 ease of doing business report.
    Focus areas: Corporate Income Tax, Income Tax, Indirect Taxation, Direct Taxation, Due Diligence, Deferred Tax, Tax Audits, Tax Compliance, Annual Tax Returns, Tax Research & Planning, Tax Opinions, Microsoft Excel, Auditing, Taxation, Know Your Customer (KYC), Budgeting, Budget Controls, Individual Income Tax, Value Added Tax, Annual Financial Statements, Information Systems, Budget Modeling, Client Services, Trial Balance, Balance Sheet Calculation, Balance Sheets, Balance Scorecards, Cash Flow, Cash Flow Modeling, Client Retention, Client Reporting, Microsoft Outlook, Annual Statutory Audit, Internal Financial Reporting, Costing, Statutory Audits, Forecasting, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Finance, Audit Management, Annual Budgets, Amortisation Tables, Financial Advisement, Audits, Consulting, Performance Management, Excel Reporting, Accounting, Accounts, Sales Growth, Growth Strategy, Growth, Research, Loans, Financials, Consolidation, Financial Consolidation, Chart of Accounts, Excel Expert, Controls, Accounting Software, Business Services, Financial Management
  • Trainee Accountant

    2006 - 2009
    SGA Chartered Accountants and Auditors
    • Passed Board 1 and 2 Examinations on my first attempt and completed articles to qualify as CA in South Africa and Namibia.
    • Introduced and completed various special audit engagements, which expanded revenue opportunities for the firm.
    • Retained all clients handled through audit engagements.
    • Completed audits of companies in all industries available at the firm.
    Focus areas: Annual Statutory Audit, Annual Financial Statements, IFRS Financial Reporting, Client Reporting, Deferred Tax, Tax Compliance, Annual Tax Returns, Due Diligence, Indirect Taxation, Direct Taxation, Statutory Audits, Microsoft Excel, Auditing, Income Tax, Financial Statements, Income Statements, Information Systems, Theory of Interest, IFRS Adjustments, Trial Balance, Balance Sheet Calculation, Balance Sheets, Cash Flow, Cash Flow Modeling, Client Retention, Microsoft Outlook, Tax Audits, Budgeting, Forecasting, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Financial Analysis, Finance, Audit Management, Annual Budgets, Year-end Accounts, Amortisation Tables, Audits, Financial Statement Preparation, Consulting, Revenue & Expense Projections, Three-statement Modeling, Excel Reporting, Accounting, Accounts, Research, Travel, Revenue Projections, Loans & Lending, Credit Risk, Credit/Debt, Loans, Consolidation, Financial Consolidation, Bookkeeping, Double-entry Bookkeeping, Financials, Chart of Accounts, Excel Expert, Controls, Small & Medium-sized Enterprises (SME), Accounting Software, Business Services, Financial Management, Financial Risk Management

Education

  • Honours Degree in Accounting
    2005 - 2005
    Stellenbosch University - Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
    2002 - 2004
    Stellenbosch University - Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa

Certifications

  • Accounting Articles
    FEBRUARY 2009 - PRESENT
    SGA Chartered Accountants and Auditors
  • Chartered Accountant (Namibia)
    FEBRUARY 2009 - PRESENT
    Institute of Chartered Accountants of Namibia
  • Chartered Accountant (South Africa)
    FEBRUARY 2009 - PRESENT
    South African Institute of Chartered Accountants
  • Public Practice Examination
    AUGUST 2007 - PRESENT
    Public Accountants' and Auditors' Board
  • Part 1 of the Qualifying Exam
    FEBRUARY 2006 - PRESENT
    Public Accountants' and Auditors' Board
  • Certificate in the Theory of Accountancy (CTA)
    DECEMBER 2005 - PRESENT
    University of Stellenbosch

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