Chief Financial Officer in Lagos, Nigeria

at Adexen

Financial Services
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Our client is a large conglomerate with business interests from engineering to FMCG and healthcare products.

Scope of the role:

  • Responsible for financial processes and standards, budgeting, forecasting and tracking, investment management, strategic planning and auditing.
  • Key objective is to establish financial policies and support management by providing information systems, and maintaining accurate internal and statutory financial records.
  • Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer.

Job description


  • Establishing consistent planning processes & metrics across sites, functions and projects.
  • Developing, implementing and managing all cost accounting and cash management procedures & reporting systems.
  • Preparing financial plans and reports (P&L, balance sheet and cash flow statements).
  • Setting and exchanging financial management best practices within group.
  • Creating long term budgets and forecasts for planning purposes.
  • Tracking performance and identifying deviations from plans.
  • Reviewing budgets & financial forecasts to ensure results are in line with overall strategy & long term objectives.
  • Leading corporate development activities including partnerships & acquisitions.
  • Assuming responsibility for capital management, investments and divestments.
  • Providing oversight of all internal & external audits.
  • Supporting business functions in their decision making through financial insight and analyses.
  • Monitoring debtors and the collection of debts.
  • Managing relationship with financial institutions such as banks, insurance companies and auditing firms.


  • Bachelor and/or Master degree in Accounting and certified as a Management Accountant.
  • Master in Finance / Business Administration
  • Extensive knowledge of the Chemical / Distribution / FMCG industry in the emerging markets will be a plus
  • Minimum 5-10 years’ experience in a similar management role, preferably in a reputed company
  • Extensive knowledge of accounting theories, principles and applications.
  • Knowledge in handling and analysing large datasets.
  • Extensive experience in managing all important aspects within the Finance function.
  • Proven leadership skills, having successfully managed a finance department.
  • Excellent analytical and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent command of the relevant IT tools/ programs, especially Navision or any other similar ERP.



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