Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Location :

Lagos, Nigeria

Experience :

18+ years


USD 2500 to USD 3000 / month


B. Com, M. Com / MBA Finance

Client Description :

  • Our client is a leading infrastructure development & Management company. They are into Renewable Energy, Power, Water, Communication and Technology, also offer solutions from design and construction to operation and maintenance.

Job Description:

  • Role and Responsibilities


    • Assist in formulating the company's future direction and supporting tactical initiatives
    • Monitor and direct the implementation of strategic business plans .
    • Develop financial and tax strategies .
    • Manage the capital request and budgeting processes .
    • Develop performance measures that support the company's strategic direction .
    • Plan, implement and manage Group CAPEX and OPEX budget and cash flow forecast.
    • Assume strategic leadership of the entire finance/account functions.
    • Responsible for ensuring that proper accounting records are maintained.
  • Operations
    • Participate in key decisions as a member of the executive management team .
    • Maintain in-depth relations with all members of the management team.
    • Manage the accounting, investor relations, legal, tax, and treasury departments .
    • Manage any third parties to which functions have been outsourced.
    • Oversee the company's transaction processing systems.
    • Implement operational best practices.
    • Oversee employee benefit plans, with particular emphasis on maximizing a cost-effective benefits package.
    • Supervise acquisition due diligence and negotiate acquisitions.
    • Ensure that all approved financial cost controls are implemented and adhered to across the business.
    • Be a resource for financial modelling for all big opportunities and prospective projects and be able to arrange funding locally and internationally.
    • Ensure adequate internal control system and performance evaluating in the company and its portfolio companies.
    • Must be conversant with the international reporting standards of financial reporting.
    • Report financial results to the board of directors.
    • Must be conversant with the international financial reporting standards.
    • Understanding and mitigate key elements of the company’s risk profile.
    • Monitor all open legal issues involving the company, and legal issues affecting the industry.
    • Construct and monitor reliable control systems.
    • Maintain appropriate insurance coverage.
    • Ensure that the company complies with all legal and regulatory requirements.
    • Ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors and government agencies.
    • Report risk issues to the audit committee of the board of directors.
    • Maintain relations with external auditors and investigate their findings and recommendations.
    • Monitor cash balances and cash forecasts.
    • Arrange for debt and equity financing.
    • Interface with auditors, tax authorities, banks and regulatory agencies.
    • Maintain banking relationships.
    • Represent the company with investment bankers and investors .
  • As the Chief Financial Officer, you will be accountable for:
    • The administrative, financial, and risk management operations of the company, to include the development of a financial and operational strategy, metrics tied to that strategy.
    • Devoting the whole of your working time and attention exclusively to the service of Eastern Plains Integrated Farms Limited and not be engaged in any other business.
    • Adhering to all contractual agreements that you may be required to sign during the course of your employment, including those relating to your conduct or confidentiality or non-disclosure and Staff hand book etc. These documents will form a part of your employment agreement.
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