[Vacancy]: Chief Finance Officer (CFO) Needed at eRecruiter Nigeria

February 29, 2024

Job Description

Job Responsibilities

  • Strategic Financial Planning: Develop and implement financial strategies that align with the organization’s overall objectives and support the successful execution of major projects.
  • Project Financial Management: Oversee the financial aspects of major projects from initiation to completion, including budgeting, forecasting, cost analysis, and financial reporting. Ensure projects are delivered within budget and financial goals are met.
  • Risk Management: Identify and mitigate financial risks associated with major projects, including currency fluctuations, market volatility, and regulatory changes. Develop risk management strategies to safeguard the financial interests of the organization.
  • Financial Analysis: Conduct in-depth financial analysis to evaluate the feasibility and profitability of major projects. Provide insights and recommendations to senior management based on financial data and key performance indicators.
  • Capital Allocation: Optimize the allocation of financial resources towards major projects by evaluating investment opportunities, assessing capital requirements, and prioritizing initiatives that deliver the highest return on investment.
  • Stakeholder Communication: Communicate financial performance, project updates, and key milestones to internal stakeholders, including senior management, board of directors, and project teams. Build strong relationships with external stakeholders, such as investors, lenders, and regulatory agencies.
  • Compliance and Governance: Ensure compliance with financial regulations, accounting standards, and internal policies across all major projects. Implement robust financial controls and governance frameworks to maintain transparency and integrity in financial operations.
  • Team Leadership: Lead and mentor a team of finance professionals responsible for supporting the organization and major projects. Foster a culture of collaboration, innovation, and continuous improvement within the finance department.
  • Cash Flow Management: Manage cash flow effectively to support operations and investment activities. Optimize working capital and liquidity to enhance financial stability.
  • Capital Management: Oversee capital allocation decisions and investment strategies. Evaluate capital structure and financing options to support growth initiatives.

Job Requirements & Qualification

  • M.Sc Finance/Accounting B.Sc Finance/Accounting.
  • ACA/ACCA/CFA required.
  • 10 – 15 years of proven experience in a senior financial leadership role, with a focus on managing projects within a complex business environment.
  • Strong understanding of project management principles, financial modeling techniques, investment analysis methodologies, and Business acumen.
  • Proficient in Finance Software and ERP systems.
  • Strong Financial Analysis skills.
  • Organizational, Planning, and Execution Skills.
  • Strong Leadership Skills.
  • Diligence and firmness with high ethical standards.
  • Excellent communication and Project management skills.
  • Attention to Details.
  • Confident and Strategic thinker.

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