Chief Finance Officer

Job Location: Lekki
Industry: Investment
Monthly Salary: N800k net

Job Summary

The CFO will have primary day-to-day responsibility for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial-related activities.

Essential Responsibilities

  1. Financial Planning
  • Provides leadership in the development of strategy and continuous evaluation of short and long-term strategic financial objectives
  • Develop finance organizational strategies by contributing financial and accounting information, analysis, and recommendations to strategic thinking and direction; establishing functional objectives in line with organizational objectives
  • Develop and support organization prospects by studying economic trends and revenue opportunities; analysing organization operations; identifying opportunities for improvement, cost reduction, and systems enhancement; capital sourcing for operation expansion.
  • Monitor and direct the implementation of strategic business plans
  • Evaluates and advises on the impact of long-range planning and the introduction of new programs/ strategies
  • Provide executive management with advice on the financial implications of business activities as well as advice from the financial perspective.
  • Develop financial and tax strategies

2. Financial Operations

  • Participate in key decisions as a member of the executive management team
  • Preparation of Financial reports
  • Ensure that the finance and account function support the business at a strategic and operational level
  • Manage any third parties to which accounting or finance functions have been outsourced
  • Engage and communicate effectively with colleagues, investors, customers, suppliers, regulators, and other internal and external stakeholders

3. Financial Management and Reporting

  • Oversee the issuance of financial information and the completion of timely annual audited financial statements
  • Report financial results to the board and provide financial and nonfinancial information, both historic and forward-looking to support the board’s decision making
  • Reports financial status by developing forecasts; reporting results; analysing variances; developing improvements
  • Manage processes for financial forecasting, budgets, consolidation and reporting.
  • Provide recommendations to strategically enhance financial performance and business opportunities
  • Monitors financial performance by measuring and analysing results; initiating corrective actions; minimizing the impact of variances
  • Maximizes return on invested funds by identifying investment opportunities; maintaining relationships with the investment community

Essential Skills Required

  1. Financial Planning & Strategy
  2. Managing Profitability
  3. Strategic Finance Planning & Vision
  4. Ensure Tax regularities are standardized


  • Undergraduate degree in accounting, business, management, or finance
  • Postgraduate degree in finance, management, business administration, or equivalent business experience
  • ACA/ACCA/CFA or other recognised accounting/finance qualification
  • 8+ years relevant professional experience in a similar role
  • Demonstrated strong understanding of structured finance transactions and have had vast financial modelling experience, developing complex financial models
  • Technologically adept and possess exceptionally good computer skills, being highly proficient in Ms. Excel, Ms. Office, Ms. Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • A proven track record on interacting with Executive Management and Board of Directors

Job Category: Banking Finance Investment
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Lagos

Apply for this position

Maximum allowed file size is 2 MB. Allowed Type(s): .pdf, .doc, .docx
Drop files here or click to uploadYou can upload upto 5 files, 2 MB per file.
Allowed Type(s): .pdf, .png, .jpg