Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in Lagos, Nigeria

at Appzone Group

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

Provide executive management team with an operating budget.

Work with Executive team to perform cost analysis,

Oversee the management and coordination of all fiscal reporting activities for the organization including: organizational revenue/expense and balance sheet reports while ensuring compliance with all contractual, regulatory and government policy requirements.

Identify new funding and liquidity optimization opportunities, as well as cost effectiveness of prospective service delivery.

Prepare historical financial records and long-term financial projections for submission to potential investors where necessary

Ensure accurate and timely filing of tax returns as well as payment of taxes due

Oversee the production of monthly and quarterly reports including financial statements and cash flow projections for use by Executive management, as well as the Audit/Finance Committee and Board of Directors.

Oversee all purchasing and payroll activity for staff.

Develop and maintain systems of internal controls to safeguard financial assets of the organization.

Oversee the continuous improvement, re-engineering and automation of financial processes

Oversee the coordination and activities of independent auditors ensuring all audit issues are resolved, and all compliance issues are met,

Ensure that the preparation of annual financial statements is in accordance with IFRS standards and that other required supplementary schedules and information are provided.

Attend Board and Subcommittee meetings; including being the lead staff on the Audit/Finance Committee.

Monitor banking activities of the company.

Ensure adequate cash flow to meet the company’s needs.

Assist in the design, implementation, and timely calculations of wage incentives, commissions, and salaries for the staff.

Oversee Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable.

Oversee business insurance plans and health care coverage analysis.

Oversee the maintenance of the inventory of all fixed assets.


Applicants should possess a minimum of a 2nd class upper credit in Accounting or related disciplines.

10-15 years related work experience with a minimum of 4 years in a managerial role.

ICAN and/or ACCA Certification is a must.

Good and working knowledge of accounting software packages.

High Proficiency in Microsoft Office packages is highly essential and recommended.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Proficient in both spoken and written English.

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