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Chief Financial Officer

Adexen

Lagos, Nigeria

Job description

Job Introduction

    Adexen was mandated by an international industrial Group to recruit a Chief Financial Officer - CFO for its operations. The position is based in Lagos.

Responsibilities

    • Oversee the Finance department activities
    • Provide strategic financial leadership and ensure accuracy of business planning, financial analysis and forecasting, accounting and budgeting, cost and revenue management, fixed asset accounting, tax and risk management
    • Ensure accurate preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual management reports, financial forecasts, and ratio analysis
    • Oversee the preparation of financial reports, ensuring compliance with Accounting Policies and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
    • Responsible for implementation of operational strategy, work plans, programs, controls, policies and procedures
    • Ensure collaboration with other departments on financial assessment of projects, business models and business plans.
    • Ensure the design of a robust business-decision-making framework, driving through process improvements and change initiatives that enable the budgeting, forecasting and reporting to be carried out in a consistent and effective manner
    • Proactively identify risks and define and implement strategies to prevent revenue leakage
    • Ensure compliance with the company's policies, procedures and local statutory regulations. Manage Statutory and Internal Auditors
    • Update accounting Policies and procedures Manual
    • Manage a large team of accounting, audit and financial professionals

Desired Skills and Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or any other related discipline
    • MBA is a plus
    • Minimum of 15 years relevant experience with at least 5 years in a senior managerial position (CFO, FD) within an international group
    • Previous experience in Emerging markets/Africa is a plus
    • Good understanding of micro and macroeconomic indices and their impact on the business.
    • Proven experience in strategic financial planning and analysis
    • Advanced financial and accounting knowledge, including understanding of finance best practices and IFRS/ international accounting and financial reporting standards
    • Proven experience in foreign exchange operations and regulation.
    • Working knowledge of SAP
    • Communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Leadership and people management skills.
    • Negotiation and problem-solving skills
We thank all applicants however only those selected will be contacted.

Industry

Industry & Manufacturing

Job Seniority

Director

Job Category

Accounting and Finance

Employment Type

Full time

Experience

15 - 20 years

Skills

Cost Management, Finance Business Partnering, Financial Modeling, Financial Planning, Cross-functional Team Leadership, Accounting, SAP, Financial Reporting, Leadership, Finance, Team Management

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