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Job title : Finance Head
Job Location : Lagos
Deadline : July 12, 2021
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Industry : Industry & Manufacturing
Job Seniority : Director
Job Category : Accounting and Finance
Adexen was mandated by an international Manufacturing / FMCG company to recruit an experienced Finance Head / CFO for their operations.
The position is based in Lagos.
The Head of Finance will be responsible for funding, treasury function, Cost & Management Accounting, creating forecasting models, assessing risk in investments and ensuring all accounting activities comply with regulations for the Group.
The role is also responsible for maintaining Group’s financial health and increase profitability.
Prudent Finance management with proper accounting and systematic reporting of activities and its analysis, being strong in all Commercial and Financial aspects.
Negotiate best financing deals with Banks and Financial Institutions for competitive rates and charges for working capital.
Effectively manage the working capital components with specific attention to stock, debtors and cash balances.
Active management of overheads whilst seeking out areas for efficiencies for savings.
Preparation of budgets, forecasts and business plans
Continued monitoring & review of performance against them to enable robust reporting of variances to the Board and third party stakeholders.
Responsible for periodic reports to the Audit Committee explaining the processes adopted and undertaken by management to keep under regular review the effectiveness of internal controls covering financial, operational & compliance controls.
Play an active role in assisting management in the risk assessment process and embedding a risk management culture throughout the organization.
Desired Qualifications, Skills and Experience
MBA in Accounting or Finance from a recognised University
Minimum of 15 years relevant experience with at least 10 years in a senior managerial position (FM, CFO, FD) within an international group
Previous experience in Manufacturing, FMCG, Food & Beverages is required
Strong competencies in Fund / Capital Raising, FP&A, Risk Management, Compliance & Controllership, Cost & Management Accounting
Proven experience in strategic financial planning and analysis
Advanced financial and accounting knowledge, including understanding of finance best practices and IFRS / international accounting and financial reporting standards
Previous experience in Emerging markets / Africa is a plus
Communication, Leadership and Relationship skills
Management of a large multicutural team
Tax, Auditing, Banking, Corporate Finance, Process Control, Forecasting, Financial Analysis, Accounting, Financial Reporting, Leadership, Organization, Team Management, Cash Flow