Chief Finance Officer
Edge Recruiter Nigeria Ltd.
Lagos, NG
1d ago

Job Description

  • Provide leadership direction and management of the entire finance function in the organization.
  • Continuously source and secure adequate debt and / or equity funding on favorable terms to support the group's existing operations and future growth plans.
  • Formulate and implement strategies to maximize returns on idle funds available within the group through low-risk investments while ensuring that there is always sufficient cash to meet financial obligations associated with the group's day-to-day operations.
  • Formulate and coordinate efficient processes for all group companies to forecast revenue and expenses and for forecasts to be presented for products, for subsidiaries and for the entire group.
  • Setup processes to determine funding requirements at product, subsidiary and group levels as well as map such requirements to available sources of funds.
  • Formulate and implement financial modelling approaches to accurately determine profitability on various basic units associated with business models across the group in order to guide pricing and predict / scrutinize ROI in new subsidiaries or new products.
  • Setup seamless, and where possible, automated operations for recognizing expenses and revenue as well as processing expense payments, collecting cash, and generating reports.
  • Engage with existing and potential new investors to provide financial and related information required pre- and post-investment along with additional communication to establish a favorable impression of the group
  • Participate in the formulation of branding campaigns designed to execute the group’s brand positioning strategy and create the desired impression within the investor community.
  • Oversee and coordinate preparation of all financial reports as required by various internal stakeholders including group and subsidiary leadership, Board committees, Board of Directors, and Shareholders while ensuring compliance with all contractual, regulatory and government policy requirements.
  • Oversee the provision of all required information to internal and independent auditors during audit engagements and ensure that all audit issues are resolved according to agreed schedule.
  • Attend Board and Subcommittee meetings and serve as lead personnel on the Audit / Finance Committees.
  • Key Requirements

  • BSc in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related field.
  • Member of one or more of the following professional bodies; Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN).
  • At least 7 years related work experience in a similar position

  • Background in either or a mix of Startups / FinTech / Payment Solutions
  • Candidate must have worked in capacity of CFO or Finance Manager within a corporate organization, as a financial analyst or investment manager in a fund, or in an investment Bank
  • Candidate should have fundraising experience
  • Candidate should have a record of creating and managing partnerships
  • Proven entrepreneurial or intrapreneurial accomplishments with an industry reputation for successful execution and sound business acumen.
  • Strong capabilities in financial planning and analysis, debt and equity structuring, budgeting reporting and accounting operations.
  • Our client is an equal opportunities employer. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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