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Chief Finance Officer

Adexen

Lagos, Nigeria

Job description

Job Introduction

    Adexen was mandated by an industrial corporation to recruit a Chief Finance Officer for its operations. The position is based in Lagos.

Responsibilities

    • Represents the Company to banks at decision making level to position the company as a key customer.
    • Drives the fulfillment of funds requirement of the company for the smooth running of operations and growth (investment) requirements.
    • Ensures the cost of funds is optimized.
    • Ensures right mix of local and foreign currency funds and minimize currency risks.
    • Supports the GCFO in identifying, exploring, and availing alternate sources of funds like international institutions, PE, and DFIs and think & create innovative instruments for funding.
    • Integral part of the Leadership team to ensure business operations are managed effectively and efficiently.
    • Works with CEO and functional heads to drive waste and inefficiencies in all the functions of the organization.
    • Minimizes and optimizes working capital requirements by focusing on improvement in various functions of the company.
    • Identifies and focuses on process enhancement, redesign, and/ or design in line with highest operational standards.
    • Supervises the finance and accounts team to build fiscal discipline, financial accounting, control, and reporting for the company.
    • Responsible for creating processes and controls for reducing exposure and minimizing risks to the organization.
    • Drives the AOP process.
    • Manages cash flows and its effective utilization.
    • Leads the company in reporting and representation to the Board and other review platforms within the group.
    • Manages external and internal audits to ensure compliance to statutory and group standards and regulations.
    • Drives the automation and responsible for system utilization to reduce manual work in the finance and accounts team.

Desired Skills and Experience

    • Bachelor's degree in Accouting or Finance from a recognised University
    • Master's degree is a plus
    • Minimum 10 years experience in a similar senior role within a large company
    • Experience in Banking & Treasury, Accounting & Internal Control, Taxation...
    • Deep understanding of business operations, key drivers (of revenues and costs) and significant understanding of how to improve operations.
    • Previous experience in Nigeria / Emerging countries is a plus
    • Experience of managing B/S and P/L.
    • Team management & interpersonal 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

10 - 15 years

Skills

Tax, Banking, Process Improvement, Internal Audit, Accounting, Leadership, Finance, Team Management

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