17d ago
source : Jobs In Dubai

Education : Masters Degree

Experience : 10+ Years

Skills : Must hold recognised Accountancy Qualification from one of the major internationally recognized professional institutions

Must have a minimum 15 years post qualification experience in senior financial management role, of which at least the last 10 years must be in a similar role

Technically very strong with credentials in :

Investment and Treasury Management

Financial / Operational Risk Assessment and Management

Leader of Best Practices in Financial Management

Leader of Best Practices in Strategic Thinking and Performance Management

Excellent Interpersonal Skills when interfacing with other members of Senior Management; Government Officials and Financial / Lending Institutions

Excellent command of the English Language with first class oral and written communication skills

Experience of working in West Africa would be an advantage

Responsibilities : Investment & business development :

Evaluate investment prospects and their tax consequences,

Financial feasibilities and due diligence of proposed JV arrangements,

Tax and financial planning (and related corporate structure).

Finance and Accounting : :

Ensure proper financial records and proper / timely financial reports

Coordinate group planning process and issue of budget guidelines

Track profit and cash flow performance within available bank facilities,

Create Best Practice network

Treasury, IT and Risk policies :

Initiate Treasury policies, including compliance with tax regulations,

Develop Optimized Capital Structures (Debt / Equity Ratios) for the various businesses and develop plans to achieve

Initiate IT policies, including Network Support and ERP systems,

Develop All Hazards approach to Managing Operational Risks

Corporate Governance policies and overall compliance, Audit :

Working through Head of Internal Audit, develop best-practice Corporate Governance standards, etc

Track compliance with Corporate Governance policies,

Drive effective Audit function, including External audit, internal audit.

Develop Best Practices in Risk-Based Internal Auditing

Description : Our Client is a privately owned national conglomerate with diverse business interests, primarily a major player in Building, Engineering & Construction, Manufacturing & Distribution of FMCG and Oil & Gas services (Off shore Fabrication, Ship Repairs and Maintenance).

The Company is looking for a Group Chief Financial Officer.


The Group Chief Financial Officer is responsible for the formulation of financial strategies and the coordination of plans, budgets and initiatives so that Group business objectives are met, and to lead the development of Corporate Governance policies and compliance.

The position is based in Lagos -

The Group Chief Financial Officer will directly report to the Executive Chairman

The Group Chief Financial Officer is a member of Group Executive Committee and Divisional Executive Committee.

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