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  • Posted: Apr 4, 2017
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    OUR VISION The ever increasing global demand for energy, natural resources and commodities, combined with the recent innovations in energy and technology are changing the landscape of the industry. We chose to become exclusively dedicated to the energy & resources sector to become global experts in our field. Our vision is to continue to be one of the w...
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    Chief Financial Officer

    Reporting to the Nigeria CEO and SSA CFO.

    Job Descriptions

    • The purpose of this role is to lead the Finance function within a market providing financial advice and guidance to teams in support of the achievement of market revenue and profit targets.

    Key Accountabilities

    • Advises Senior Market Management on key business decisions through sound commercial judgement highlighting options, trade-offs, risks and opportunities
    • Finance leader and sponsor of growth initiatives including launch of new business units and acquisitions
    • Drives closer integration of business units within market
    • Embeds client profitability and excellent commercial judgement in business decision making within the market
    • Tracks performance against internal targets and external best practice, making timely interventions at appropriate times
    • Leads the short and long-term budgetary planning and cost management for a market in alignment with global processes
    • Visibly sponsors and drives continuous improvement/change programmes throughout their implementation to achieve project benefits; maximizes usage of the Regional Operational Finance Centre
    • Builds finance capabilities, tools and skills within a market on a continuing basis to increase efficiency and the value add of the Finance team across the business
    • Instils a sense of operational excellence and understanding of the competitive environment across the Finance teams within a market
    • Supports the Regional Operational Finance Director, as necessary, in terms of management of the ROFC, escalation/resolution of issues and adherence to SLA’s
    • Owns the country level Income Statement and Balance Sheet
    • Ensures control and governance requirements are met within the market.

    Person Specifications

    • Robust knowledge of internal control systems and implementation of such controls
    • Expert level financial analysis skills
    • Fluency in English and local market language
    • 15+ years of experience, with 10+ years of financial management experience
    • Extensive experience working and living in an international environment
    • Graduate degree and/or internationally recognised finance/accounting qualification (i.e. ACA/CPA, CMA or CFA) or MBA with Finance specialism

    Key Experiences:

    • Business strategy
    • Acquisitions and post-merger integration
    • Business partnering
    • New business
    • Team leadership
    • Experience with acquisitions and post-merger integration
    • Experience with launching new businesses and changing overall business strategy
    • Extensive experience of pricing and negotiation
    • Experience in both IFRS and local GAAP accounting standards.

    NGN 20,000,000 - NGN 25,000,000.

    Method of Application

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