Smart Applications Group

Oliver Mwita

Position: Chief Finance Officer
Categories: Leadership

He is an accomplished executive and initiative-driven Finance leader with a proven track record of performance turnaround and effective management of Finance Departments in a cross-section of Companies.

He is a Certified Public Accountant with over 25 years of progressive experience working with Multinational and Local Companies. He brings extensive Leadership experience in setting up finance departments, developing short- and long-term business and finance strategies, maintaining operating budgets, ensuring adequate cash flow, monitoring financial activities, process improvements to determine risks, monitoring expenditure, cost reduction, and increasing revenue growth while ensuring high operational efficiency. He has successfully set up finance departments in Kenya, Uganda, Mozambique DRC, Cameroon, and Uganda.

He prides himself in being a challenging and versatile leader who builds effective teams and creates a holistic working environment to enable the development of the people that he serves. He is a highly capable change – agent who consistently refines and revitalizes strategies, initiates change, and facilitates solutions-driven team collaboration.

He brings a wealth of experience in leadership, strategy formulation and execution, commercial and financial analysis, management information systems, and company restructuring and re-engineering.

He is proficient in leading and managing cross-cultural teams and managing multiple projects. He has been recognized at DHL where he won the Finance Excellence Award for Sub-Saharan Africa and was a finalist in the 2017 DHL Express Global CEO awards.

Aside from this, he is a great communicator who values work ethic and integrity. He is always seeking to serve and formulate policies, and strategies, and make key decisions in ensuring continual growth.