Chief Finance Officer (Strategy Development / CA(SA) / Financial Modeling / Global Brand) – Nigeria
Reference Number: LEECFN
Our client, a globally recognized food and beverage producer and distributor is currently in search of a suitably qualified and experienced CFO to be based in Nigeria. The role will entail strategy development and the overseeing of all financial activities within the company. Your goal will be to drive profitability and coordinate the activities within the finance department.
Working alongside the board, management, COO’s and department heads.
Oversee accounting department, preparing budgets, financial reports, tax and audit functions.
Supervise the company’s investment operations working with banks and/or investment bankers to raise additional capital as required for expansion
Ensuring the agreed business model delivers goals and results in line with expectations
Analyze and prepare and direct relevant reports relating to the finance departments
Stay on top of trends and opportunities for business growth and expansion while projecting growth potential.
Meet unit heads on a regular basis ensuring they are informed and to offer direction.
Regularly update and review the company’s business model ensuring it aligns with the environmental and competitive realities of the markets
Analyze projections of sales and profit against actual figures, budgeted expenses against final totals, and suggests methods of improving the planning process as appropriate
Direct financial strategy, planning and forecasts
Studies long –range economic trends and projects company prospects for future growth in overall sales and market share, opportunities for acquisition or expansion into new product areas.
Develop and administer policies and practices
Ensure that management is accurately guided on financial decisions to be made
Performance management and provision of coaching, training, mentoring and counseling of staff as necessary
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
Relevant Degree – MBA advantageous
Must be a SAICA registered CA(SA)
10 years of experience in a financial management capacity
Experience working for a large international brand advantageous
Corporate Financing/Equity Funding /Dept. Refinancing experience preferred
Benefits and Contractual information:
Must be willing to relocate to Nigeria
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If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to Lise Kotze at [email protected]
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