Recruitment / Consulting

Chief Financial Officer Job at Romanspage Global

Romanspage Global – Our client is currently recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Chief Financial Officer

Location: Ojodu, Lagos, Nigeria
Job Type: Full Time

Job Summary

  • Our client is currently looking to hire a CFO that would redesign their financial department and set it on the right path of growth.

Job Description

  • Managing the financial reporting for the organisation. This includes monthly financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting, financial plans and all statutory financial reporting
  • Managing and overseeing the taxation affairs of the organisation and liaising with tax regulatory bodies accordingly.
  • Ensures that there is consistency in procedures and policies across the accounting department and that these policies are appropriately set for the achievement of the business’s overall goals and objectives.
  • Work with departmental heads across the business in supporting their financial activities, guiding them through the financial process, and interpreting the progress, implications of financial outcomes.
  • Collaborates with external partners such as tax accounting firm personnel, auditors, and in all matter regarding auditing and taxation.
  • Supervises end-of-period processes and supports the analysis of periodical business performance, budgets, and forecasts.
  • Preparation and monitoring the business’s annual budgets and liaises with external auditors to drive ad hoc projects that will improve process efficiency.
  • Make recommendations for systems improvements across the finance department and oversees the implementation of approved changes across the department upon approval.
  • Managing and overseeing the cash flow of the company and ensuring it has the appropriate treasury controls
  • Managing the External Auditor relationship and ensuring the organisation is compliant with accounting and auditing standards
  • Managing and overseeing the company’s financial systems
  • Overseeing Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Tax, Treasury, Payroll, Financial and Management Accounting functions.
  • Risk management implementation and monitoring to ensure the business has a solid risk framework in place
  • Advising and implementing best practice methods to increase revenue and reduce costs
  • Managing and tracking budget and accounting information including billing, collections, and tax information
  • Leads compliance with the business’s internal corporate framework policies and finance manuals.
  • Meet accounting financial objectives by forecasting requirements, preparing an annual budget, scheduling expenditures, analyzing variances, and initiating corrective actions.


  • HND / B.Sc in Accounting, Finance and other
  • M.Sc Degree / MBA would be an added advantage
  • Must be ICAN or CFA certified
  • 7-10 years’ account related experience
  • A minimum of 3 years as Senior Accountant or CFO
  • Good understanding and implementation of IFRS
  • Must have been part of an audit team for ISO certification
  • Sound decision-making skills based on accurate and timely analyses
  • Must be familiar with at least two accounting package.

Additional Information

  • Understanding and knowledge of accounting principles, practices, standards, laws and regulations
  • Results oriented and metrics driven
  • Exceptional time management and able to solve problems
  • Exceptional interpersonal communication and leadership skills, with the ability to communicate and manage staff at all levels
  • Ability to lead by example and demonstrate a strong sense of integrity, ethics and dependability
  • Professional written and oral communication skills
  • Confident to present results to an audience
  • Strategic thinking, planning and creative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to collaborate with upper management to organize, plan and achieve company financial goals.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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