22 Feb 2016

Full-Time Chief Financial Officer

Toni AdewunmiLagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

Job Title: Chief Financial Officer (GROUP)
Job Summary: The chief financial officer position is accountable for the administrative, financial,
and risk management operations of the company, to include the development of a financial and
operational strategy, metrics tied to that strategy, and the ongoing development and monitoring of
control systems designed to preserve company assets and report accurate financial results.
Job Description/Responsibilities:
1. Assist in formulating the company’s future direction and supporting tactical initiatives.
2. Monitor and direct the implementation of strategic business plans.
3. Develop financial and tax strategies.
4. Manage the capital request and budgeting processes.
5. Develop performance measures that support the company’s strategic direction.
1. Participate in key decisions as a member of the executive management team.
2. Maintain in-depth relations with all members of the management team.
3. Manage the accounting, human resources, investor relations, legal, tax, and treasury
4. Oversee the financial operations of subsidiary companies and foreign operations.
5. Manage any third parties to which functions have been outsourced.
6. Oversee the company’s transaction processing systems.
7. Implement operational best practices.
8. Oversee employee benefit plans, with particular emphasis on maximizing a cost-effective
benefits package.
9. Supervise acquisition due diligence and negotiate acquisitions.
Financial Information
1. Oversee the issuance of financial information.
2. Report financial results to the board of directors.
Risk Management
1. Understand and mitigate key elements of the company’s risk profile.
2. Monitor all open legal issues involving the company, and legal issues affecting the industry.
3. Construct and monitor reliable control systems.
4. Maintain appropriate insurance coverage.
5. Ensure that the company complies with all legal and regulatory requirements.
6. Ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors and government agencies.
7. Report risk issues to the audit committee of the board of directors.
8. Maintain relations with external auditors and investigate their findings and recommendations.
1. Monitor cash balances and cash forecasts.
2. Arrange for debt and equity financing.
3. Ensure all funding needs are well articulated and the capital base is optimally utilised.
Third Parties
1. Participate in conference calls with the investment community.
2. Maintain banking relationships.
3. Represent the company with investment bankers and investors.
Must chief financial officer should have a master’s degree in accounting or business administration,
or equivalent business experience and 10+ years of progressively responsible experience for a major
company or division of a large corporation. Should have experience in partnering with an executive
team, and have a high level of written and oral communication skills. Preference will be given to
candidates with an MBA in Finance and be a member or fellow of the Institute of Chartered
Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) or Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

How to Apply

send cv to xtrimpartners@gmail.com

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