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Finance Head

Adexen

Lagos, Nigeria

Job description

Job Introduction

    Adexen was mandated by an international Manufacturing / FMCG company to recruit an experienced Finance Head / CFO for their operations. The position is based in Lagos.

Responsibilities

    • The Head of Finance will be responsible for funding, treasury function, Cost & Management Accounting, creating forecasting models, assessing risk in investments and ensuring all accounting activities comply with regulations for the Group.
    • The role is also responsible for maintaining Group’s financial health and increase profitability.
    • Prudent Finance management with proper accounting and systematic reporting of activities and its analysis, being strong in all Commercial and Financial aspects. 
    • Negotiate best financing deals with Banks and Financial Institutions for competitive rates and charges for working capital.
    • Effectively manage the working capital components with specific attention to stock, debtors and cash balances.
    • Active management of overheads whilst seeking out areas for efficiencies for savings.
    • Preparation of budgets, forecasts and business plans
    • Continued monitoring & review of performance against them to enable robust reporting of variances to the Board and third party stakeholders.
    • Responsible for periodic reports to the Audit Committee explaining the processes adopted and undertaken by management to keep under regular review the effectiveness of internal controls covering financial, operational & compliance controls.
    • Play an active role in assisting management in the risk assessment process and embedding a risk management culture throughout the organization.

Desired Skills and Experience

    • MBA in Accounting or Finance from a recognised University
    • Minimum of 15 years relevant experience with at least 10 years in a senior managerial position (FM, CFO, FD) within an international group
    • Previous experience in Manufacturing, FMCG, Food & Beverages is required
    • Strong competencies in Fund/Capital Raising, FP&A, Risk Management, Compliance & Controllership, Cost & Management Accounting
    • 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
    • Previous experience in Emerging markets/Africa is a plus
    • Communication, Leadership and Relationship skills
    • Management of a large multicutural team
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

Tax, Auditing, Banking, Corporate Finance, Process Control, Forecasting, Financial Analysis, Accounting, Financial Reporting, Leadership, Organization, Team Management, Cash Flow

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