• Executive Finance Vacancy at Simeon's Pivot

  • Posted on: 14 May, 2016 Deadline: 27 May, 2016
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  • Simeon's Pivot Resources - Our client, in the energy and non-energy sector, is seeking for qualified, competent and well experienced candidates to fill the position of Chief Financial Officer.

    Lekki, Lagos
    Reports to: Executive Director Finance

    Chief Financial Officer


    Job Description

    • The Chief Financial Officer will be reporting to the Executive Director Finance; help in guiding the Company through dynamic growth, market expansion and an ultimate equity liquidity event.
    • The CFO will manage and arrange funding requirements for the company and its subsidiaries; ensure the provision of efficient and effective financial support services and advice subsidiaries on new business ventures as and when required.

    It includes but is not limited to the following:

    • Leading the planning, budgeting and forecasting activities of the company
    • Forecasting the funding requirements, assess its impact on the Balance Sheet and Cash Flow, monitoring bank overdrafts limits, and proper cash and treasury management.
    • Prepare timely monthly MIS reports with sound analyses and variance explanations.
    • Advising senior managers on matters relating to mergers, acquisitions, investments, risk management and business development.
    • Provide the Executive Director with all financial requirements on a timely and accurate basis
    • Prepare timely annual accounts and ensure timely finalization of audits.
    • Manage the working capital with the clear mandate to improve stock management and reduce stock levels, reduce Accounts Receivables & reduce finance costs.
    • Responsible for making strategic decisions, investment plans, financial planning/budgeting/ reporting, developing financial aspects of Annual Operating Plan (AOP), capital expenditure plan and cost control including P & L and cost centers responsibility.
    • Develop performance measures that support the company's strategic direction.
    • Monitoring financial statutory requirements and compliances, etc.
    • Monitoring legal cases pertaining to Finance & Accounts function (such as doubtful debts).
    • Develop financial, tax strategies and budgeting processes.
    • Implementation and maintenance of quality systems and continuous improvement methodologies with specific focus on growth, cost reduction and process improvements
    • Organizational development through leadership development plans, succession planning, etc for critical positions in the department.
    • Participating actively in management meetings and discussion on business strategy.

    Knowledge, Skills and Competency

    • Excellent Leadership and Management Skills; firm and decisive
    • Interpersonal and Contract negotiation skills
    • Excellent Numeracy Skills
    • Relevant Functional Skills & Expertise
    • Computer literacy with good IT skills
    • Proficient in Accounting Package
    • Resource & People Management.
    • Strategic Thinking & Decision Making.
    • Demonstrated strong analytical ability.
    • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Organizational and Presentation Skills.
    • Good financial/accounting skills and costing experience
    • Financial modeling
    • Must have strong investigative skills and attention to details
    • Strong ethical commitment to impartiality and transparency

    Educational Qualification

    • HND/B.Sc in Accounting or Finance
    • A master’s Degree in accounting is an added advantage
    • Professional qualification in Accounting (ACCA)is a MUST


    • At least 12 - 15years experience in the Accounting field; with a cognate experience as a Chief Financial Officer or in a Managerial position.
    • Experience in an energy industry will be an advantage.
    • Proven knowledge of International Financial Accounting Standards (IFRS)
    • Experienced in cost accounting, budgeting, financial planning, contract negotiation and financial analysis.

    Very Attractive with benefits.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV's to jobs@simeonspivot.com using the position applied for as subject.

    Note: If you are not qualified for this position please do not apply. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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