Chief Financial Officer in Lagos, Nigeria

at Appzone Group

Financial Services
Accounting / Audit / Tax
Minimum Qualification
Professional Qualification
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

General Responsibilities:

·         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 or upper credit in Accounting or related disciplines. 
  • 5-7 years related work experience with a minimum of 2 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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