Chief Financial Officer (Full time)

   Lagos ,

   12 months ago

Job Summary

We are seeking an experienced and dynamic Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to join one of our client in the Power Sector. As a leading company in the off-grid power sector, our client is committed to delivering exceptional products/services to their clients. The CFO will play a pivotal role in overseeing the client financial operations, driving strategic financial planning, and ensuring the long-term financial success of the company. This is a key executive position that requires a strong financial acumen, leadership abilities, and a proven track record of driving financial growth in a fast-paced and competitive environment.

Job duties and responsibilities
    1. Financial Strategy: Develop and execute the company's overall financial strategy in alignment with the organization's goals and objectives. Provide insights and recommendations to the CEO and executive team on financial matters to support informed decision-making.
    2. Financial Planning and Analysis: Lead the financial planning process, including budgeting, forecasting, and cash flow management. Provide accurate and timely financial analysis, reports, and projections to support strategic initiatives, cost optimization, and revenue growth.
    3. Risk Management: Oversee the identification, assessment, and mitigation of financial risks and ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and financial reporting standards. Implement internal controls and policies to safeguard company assets and optimize operational efficiency.
    4. Capital Management: Manage the company's capital structure, investment decisions, and financing activities. Evaluate and negotiate financial partnerships, mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures to support business growth and expansion.
    5. Financial Operations: Oversee all financial functions, including accounting, tax, treasury, and financial reporting. Ensure accurate and timely preparation of financial statements, audits, and regulatory filings. Implement and maintain robust financial systems and processes.
    6. Strategic Business Planning: Collaborate with the executive team to develop and execute strategic initiatives. Evaluate business opportunities, conduct financial due diligence, and provide financial insights to support effective decision-making and maximize profitability.
    7. Stakeholder Management: Serve as a key liaison with external stakeholders, such as investors, financial institutions, auditors, and regulatory bodies. Build and maintain strong relationships with key partners to ensure access to necessary resources and funding.
    8. Team Leadership: Lead and mentor the finance and accounting team, fostering a high-performance culture, and promoting professional growth. Provide guidance and support to team members, ensuring effective collaboration and achievement of departmental goals.
Job requirements and qualifications
  • - Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, economics, or a related field. ACA, ACCA, CFA and MBA qualification preferred.

    - Proven experience as a CFO or in a similar executive-level finance position.

    - Strong knowledge of financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, and analysis.

    - In-depth understanding of financial accounting principles, regulations, and best practices.

    - Demonstrated experience in driving financial growth, cost optimization, and risk management.

    - Exceptional strategic thinking and problem-solving abilities.

    - Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.

    - Proficient in financial software and systems, operating various accounting packages such as SAGE Evolution 200, Zoho Books etc.

    - Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

Salary
  • N1,000,000.00
Minimum Experience
  • 5 years
Maximum Experience
  • 10 years
Application Deadline: 31st January, 2024


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