Business and Finance Recruitment / Consulting

Latest Vacancies at Great Career Consult, 12th August, 2018

Great Career Consult, is recruiting on behalf of its client in various sectors, to fill the position below:


Job Title: Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Supervises: Human Resources Manager and Investor Relations OfficerGeneral Function

  • 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.

Duties and Responsibilities
Principal Responsibilities include:


  • Assist in formulating the company’s future direction and supporting tactical initiatives
  • Monitor and direct the implementation of strategic business plans
  • Develop financial and tax strategies
  • Manage the capital request and budgeting processes
  • Develop performance measures that support the company’s strategic direction


  • Participate in key decisions as a member of the executive management team
  • Maintain in-depth relations with all members of the management team
  • Manage the accounting, human resources, investor relations, legal, tax, and treasury departments
  • Oversee the financial operations of subsidiary companies and foreign operations
  • Manage any third parties to which accounting or finance functions have been outsourced
  • Oversee the company’s transaction processing systems
  • Implement operational best practices
  • Oversee employee benefit plans, with particular emphasis on maximizing a cost-effective benefits package
  • Supervise acquisition due diligence and negotiate acquisitions

Financial Information:

  • Oversee the issuance of financial information
  • Personally review and approve all Forms filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Report financial results to the board of directors

Risk Management:

  • Understand and mitigate key elements of the company’s risk profile
  • Monitor all open legal issues involving the company, and legal issues affecting the industry
  • Construct and monitor reliable control systems
  • Maintain appropriate insurance coverage
  • Ensure that the company complies with all legal and regulatory requirements
  • Ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors and government agencies
  • Report risk issues to the audit committee of the board of directors
  • Maintain relations with external auditors and investigate their findings and recommendations

Third Parties:

  • Participate in conference calls with the investment community
  • Maintain banking relationships
  • Represent the company with investment bankers and investors


  • Monitor cash balances and cash forecasts
  • Arrange for debt and equity financing
  • Invest funds
  • Invest pension funds

Qualifications and Experience
The candidate Chief Financial Officer should have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration or related field; MBA preferred also
  • License in accounting required; Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred
  • 10+ years accounting experience in a senior financial managerial position
  • Management experience with the day-to-day financial operations of an organization of at least 50 staff persons

Skills and Abilities
The ideal candidate should have the ability to:

  • Foster and cultivate business opportunities and partnerships.
  • Create and assess financial statements and budget documents.
  • Recognize and be responsive to the needs of all clients of the organization, including funding organizations, the Board of Directors, local community advocates, participants, and employers.
  • Supervise staff, including regular progress reviews and plans for improvement.
  • Communicate effectively in both written and verbal form.

Remuneration and Working Condition

  • The ideal candidate will work in an office environment. Extensive travel to company subsidiaries will be necessary. Remuneration is negotiable


Job Title: Senior Internal Auditor (SIA)
: Lagos

Basic Function

  • The senior internal auditor position is accountable for the examination and evaluation of company processes, reporting findings back to management in regard to possible improvements and corrections.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Perform risk assessments.
  • Create an audit plan.
  • Obtain and evaluate internal accounting and operational documentation.
  • Develop recommendations and formulate cost saving actions.
  • Prepare and present reports regarding findings.
  • Conduct follow-up audits.
  • Provide ad hoc advice to employees regarding issues found and how to remediate them.


  • Determine internal audit scope and develop annual plans
  • Obtain, analyze and evaluate accounting documentation, previous reports, data, flowcharts etc
  • Prepare and present reports that reflect audit’s results and document process
  • Act as an objective source of independent advice to ensure validity, legality and goal achievement
  • Identify loopholes and recommend risk aversion measures and cost savings
  • Maintain open communication with management and audit committee
  • Document process and prepare audit findings memorandum
  • Conduct follow up audits to monitor management’s interventions
  • Engage to continuous knowledge development regarding sector’s rules, regulations, best practices, tools, techniques and performance standards
  • Attending meetings with auditees to develop an understanding of business processes
  • Travelling to different sites to meet relevant staff and obtain documents and information
  • Preparing reports to highlight issues and problems and distributing the reports to the relevant people
  • Assessing how well the business is complying to rules and regulations and informing management of any issues that need addressing.

Qualifications and Experience
The ideal candidate should have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 3+ years’ experience in internal auditing
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) preferred.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Proven knowledge of auditing standards and procedures, laws, rules and regulations
  • High attention to detail and excellent analytical skills
  • Sound independent judgement.



Job Title: Entry-level Accountant

Job Summary

  • We are seeking trustworthy candidates who work efficiently without sacrificing accuracy.
  • Accountant can expect to work with large amounts of numerical data, handle multiple tasks with deadlines, and provide transparent and complete reports to management.


  • Complying with all company, local, state, and federal accounting and financial regulations.
  • Compiling, analyzing, and reporting financial data.
  • Creating periodic reports, such as balance sheets, profit & loss statements, etc.
  • Presenting data to managers, investors, and other entities.
  • Maintaining accurate financial records.
  • Performing audits and resolving discrepancies.
  • Computing taxes.
  • Keeping informed about current legislation relating to finance and accounting.
  • Assisting management in the decision-making process by preparing budgets and financial forecasts.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field.
  • Previous experience may be an advantage.
  • Strong analytical, communication, and computer skills.
  • Understanding of mathematics and accounting and financial processes.
  • Ethical behavior.
  • Attention to detail.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s and concise Cover Letter to: (indicate the position applied as subject of the mail).

  • CV’s should be in MS Word format and any applicant who applies more than once for this job post will be disqualified automatically
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted after review of applications

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