The Chief Financial Officer will support the company to continue viability and profitability by
appropriate and prudential financial advisory support to and delivering a sound
for the organization.
Also, he / she will ensure the establishment and effective
execution of robust financial controls,
investment, cash flow, and tax management vehicles and
Develop and implement effective financial strategies, policies, controls framework and
management systems to guide and support overall business operations ensuring
compliance with statutory provisions.
Provide support in the development of strategic plans and forecasts; making
recommendations as appropriate through evidence-based financial modelling.
Manage the company’s treasury assets to achieve optimal sourcing, application and
growth of funds as approved by Board.
Implement approved Board financial policies in line with generally accepted
Financial / Accounting practices, IFRS and other statutory requirements.
Drive the preparation of company annual budgets and monitor performance against
Develop and utilize financial models to provide a basis for investment decisions, cash
Prepare and present periodic financial performance reports, management accounts,
annual financial statements etc. to the Board.
Advise Board on optimal sourcing and application of funds and implications of changes
in financial regulations, legislation, and government tariffs.
Manage relationships with financial / lending institutions, external auditors, and other
relevant regulatory authorities.
Manage all tax matters and ensure timely remittance of statutory deductions such as :
Pay As You Earn (PAYE), Company Income Tax (CIT), Withholding Taxes (WHT), Value
Added Taxes (VAT), Pension Contribution, Health Insurance etc. including payment of
vendor invoices and reconciliation.
Manage the Finance & Accounts business unit for effectiveness and efficiency ensuring
optimal utilization of staff performance.
Liaise with Head HR & Administration in reviewing payroll computations to facilitate
payment to staff and send to Group Head Corporate Support Services for approval.
Skills and Competencies
Problem-solving, numerical & analytical thinking
Attention to detail
Financial planning and strategy
Budgeting & financial controls
Financial modelling / analysis
Financial & management reporting
Leadership & people management
Compliance Cost Analysis / management
Investment planning / appraisal
Knowledge of applicable accounting software
Industry & business knowledge
Education / Professional Qualification / Experience Requirements
Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in numerate or semi-numerate disciplines.
MBA or a Masters’ in related discipline is required.
Relevant professional certifications e.g. Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Institute of
Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Association of Certified and Chartered
Accountants (ACCA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or its equivalent is required.
Minimum of ten (10) years working experience with at least 3 years in a Senior
Deep and broad knowledge and understanding of IFRS Conversion / Accounting