Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Full Time
Appzone Group

Lagos, Nigeria | Bachelor's Degree | 5 - 7 years | Full Time | Male or Female | Accounting / Audit / Tax | ICT / Telecommunications

Job Summary
  • 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.
Job Requirements
  • 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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