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Chief Finance Officer in an Industrial Corporation

Adexen Recruitment Agency was mandated by an industrial corporation to recruit an experienced individual for its operations in the position below:

Job Title: Chief Finance Officer

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full time
Industry: Logistics & Transport
Job Seniority: Director
Job Category: Accounting and Finance

Responsibilities

  • Represents the Company to banks at decision making level to position the company as a key customer.
  • Drives the fulfillment of funds requirement of the company for the smooth running of operations and growth (investment) requirements.
  • Ensures the cost of funds is optimized.
  • Ensures right mix of local and foreign currency funds and minimize currency risks.
  • Supports the GCFO in identifying, exploring, and availing alternate sources of funds like international institutions, PE, and DFIs and think & create innovative instruments for funding.
  • Integral part of the Leadership team to ensure business operations are managed effectively and efficiently.
  • Works with CEO and functional heads to drive waste and inefficiencies in all the functions of the organization.
  • Minimizes and optimizes working capital requirements by focusing on improvement in various functions of the company.
  • Identifies and focuses on process enhancement, redesign, and/ or design in line with highest operational standards.
  • Supervises the finance and accounts team to build fiscal discipline, financial accounting, control, and reporting for the company.
  • Responsible for creating processes and controls for reducing exposure and minimizing risks to the organization.
  • Drives the AOP process.
  • Manages cash flows and its effective utilization.
  • Leads the company in reporting and representation to the Board and other review platforms within the group.
  • Manages external and internal audits to ensure compliance to statutory and group standards and regulations.
  • Drives the automation and responsible for system utilization to reduce manual work in the finance and accounts team.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accouting or Finance from a recognised University
  • Master’s Degree is a plus
  • Minimum of 10 years experience in a similar senior role within a large company
  • Experience in Banking & Treasury, Accounting & Internal Control, Taxation…
  • Deep understanding of business operations, key drivers (of revenues and costs) and significant understanding of how to improve operations.
  • Previous experience in Nigeria / Emerging countries is a plus
  • Experience of managing B/S and P/L.
  • Team management & interpersonal skills.

Skills:

  • Tax
  • Banking
  • Process Improvement
  • Internal Audit
  • Accounting
  • Leadership
  • Finance
  • Team Management.

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

Note: We thank all applicants, however, only those selected will be contacted.

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