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  • Posted: Sep 22, 2021
    Deadline: Oct 6, 2021
  • Veb Finance (VF) is a finance house located in Abuja, in the Greater Abuja Region of Nigeria. The Finance house which commenced operations in 2020 with three staff initially as money lenders and currently working on her license to becoming a microfinance bank with the principal objective of providing financial services to small and medium scale enterprises.
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    Chief Financial Officer

    Location: Wuse 2, Abuja (FCT)

    Job Summary

    • We are seeking an experienced and committed accounting and finance expert to lead our organisation’s efforts in all areas of accounting and finance.
    • The successful candidate will be responsible for formulating financial strategy, developing departments, and recruiting team members that are needed to achieve the strategy, leading efforts on financing, monitoring financial performance and controlling financial risks, suggesting key measures for improvement to the executive team and managing cost.

    Major Responsibilities

    • Develop and implement a financial strategy that strongly complements corporate and business strategy
    • Identify and recruit professionals needed for the success of the financial strategy
    • Provide day to day leadership to the Accounting and Finance team
    • Develop a capital structure that is most suitable for sustainability
    • Build and maintain network of investors for the purpose of fundraising
    • Monitor costs and constantly suggest measures for reduction
    • Monitor cashflow to ensure liquidity
    • Develop financial statements to provide the board with an accurate picture of the organisation’s financial health
    • Develop management reports to suggest measures to maintain or improve the organisation’s financial health
    • Assess and document financial risks, and suggest methods for mitigation
    • Handle relationships with banks
    • Lead external audit and compliance efforts
    • Collaborate with the CEO to achieve the organisation’s vision and mission

    Academic Qualification

    • BSc / MSc / MBA in Accounting, Finance or similar field

    Professional Qualification:

    • CMA
    • CFA


    • Minimum of 10 years' executive level experience

    Key Skills & Competences:

    • Advanced management accounting, with a CMA qualification
    • Advanced financial modelling (budgeting, forecasting e.t.c.), with a CFA qualification
    • Advanced treasury management
    • Solid understanding and application of risk management
    • Solid understanding of Financing and different sources (i.e. types of equity and debt e.t.c.)
    • Strong business writing skills
    • Strong communication skills
    • Strong leadership skills
    • Strong emotional intelligence
    • Strong self-awareness
    • Strong time management
    • Strong evidence of continuous personal and professional development
    • Able to fit into a meritocratic and straight talking culture .

    Very Attractive

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Veb Finance on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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