Chief Financial Officer

Location: Lagos

Salary: Negotiable

Sector: FMCG/ Retail

I am currently recruiting for a Chief Financial Officer who is to occupy the top financial position within the company, and is responsible for a range of activities, including accounting, fund raising, risk management, financial controls, treasury and tax etc. The ideal CFO should serve as a chief advisor to the Managing Director and ensure that the company is financially viable and positioned for long-term growth.

KeyResponsibilities:

  • Manage the accounting, treasury, and tax departments.
  • Oversee the activities of any supplier to which functions have been outsourced.
  • Manage the collection of accounts receivables promptly.
  • Develop cash management systems at retail outlets.
  • Compile and issue accurate financial statements on a timely basis.
  • Measure the financial and operational performance of the business and report this information in regular reports to management.
  • Manage compliance with a variety of tax and regulatory reporting requirements
  • Understand the current and potential risks to which the business is subjected.
  • Report on risk issues to the Board of Directors.
  • Take steps to mitigate risks, including the use of control systems, shifting risk to other parties, and insurance coverage.

Education and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or any related discipline.
  • Professional qualifications e.g. ICAN, ACCA, CFA is required.
  • A post graduate degree/MBA will be an added advantage.
  • 8+ years’ experience in finance, corporate finance, private equity and/or senior financial management within a reputable organization is required.
  • Great attention to details and good analytical skills needed.
  • Excellent leadership, and communication and presentation skills are required.
  • Excellent negotiation and stakeholder management skills required.

If you fit into this profile, please send your resume to cv@fmcgsearch.com in word document.

Job Category: Finance
Job Location: Lagos

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