Chief Finance Officer in Lagos, Nigeria

at Don Quester Consulting

Financial Services
Accounting / Audit / Tax
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
10 - 15 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

RFM/CFO/01- Chief Finance Officer
Our client requires the services of a Chief Financial Officer who is within the age of 40-45 with a minimum of 10 years cognate experience; 6 years of which must be at management level. Candidates must possess an in-depth knowledge of leading or managing financial/accounting/audit teams in a fast passed multi cultural service environment, deep understanding of communication across functional departments and clients in the service industry. A good understanding in sourcing funds for project execution within and outside the country is required and an understanding of external and internal accounting, financing and reporting functions which drive organizational goals is very vital.

The candidate must be exposed to the service industry both locally and internationally and must be self driven, assertive and exposed to cross cultural operations. He/she must be able to manage pressure as regards getting to meet deadlines and must have a responsive approach and the ability to influence others.

Candidate must possess the ability to lead a service organization, develop financial models and execute business strategy, create management accounts books, audit readiness processes and ensure the development of accounts team. The candidate must be able to work effectively with Microsoft office packages: Word, PowerPoint, Excel and must be familiar with Peach tree, sage.

A first degree in Accounting/ Financial management or Business administration is required with professional certificates and membership in ACCA, ICAN, ACA or CPA. A MBA or other post graduate qualifications is an added advantage.

Interested candidates should send their CV to, stating the job code and job title as subject of the mail. All applications must be sent on or before 10th October 2013.
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