The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria Head Of Finance Jobs

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria Head Of Finance Jobs

  • This position reports to the CEO and serves as an integral member of the senior management team wearing the hat of Head of Finance.

    • As the Head of Finance, the candidate will be responsible for developing, monitoring and evaluating overall corporate strategy with the CEO and other departments with emphasis on bottom line performance, working capital and enhancing shareholder value. This position will provide useful financial insights to help make better decisions about formulating and executing our strategy.

    • All financial matters, including budget development, planning & reporting; managing the accounts, payroll and financial reporting of business performance.

    • To work as part of the Senior management team to contribute financial and operational expertise in the development and implementation of organizational strategies, policies, practices, funding proposals and applications.

    • To interact with the Board of Directors, Finance & Audit Committees, by providing financial reports and information to ensure sound financial structure .

    • Play a significant role in long-term planning, including an initiative geared toward operational excellence.

    • Oversee overall financial management, planning, systems and controls.

    • Management of budget in coordination with the Chief Executive.


    • CEO and BOD

    • Supporting the CEO and investors in additional fund raising, due diligence, mid-term financial planning and exit strategy.

    • Presenting Board Packs to the Leadership team and backers.

    • Establishing KPI's and reporting metrics.

    • Preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements.

    • Annual budgeting and forecasting for all business units.

    • On-going business performance review.

    • Analysing operational analysis and preparing meaningful MI to enhance corporate decision making.

    • Providing finance related advice for new product analysis covering accounting, billing, risk management and taxation.

    • Assisting in contract negotiations with suppliers.

    • Establish internal control processes required to manage and grow the business

    • Drive the annual budget process and the monthly reporting.

    • Effectively lead the finance / accounting /operations team by developing and coaching existing team and by hiring and retaining top-grade talent.

    • Develop and implement a financial risk management policy.

    • Effectively manage bankers, board of director, suppliers, and other financial relationships Regulatory & Statutory Relationship:

    • Oversee the coordination and activities of independent auditors (Internal and External Auditors).

    • Coordinates regulatory and supervisory functions.

    • Manages relationship with regulatory and statutory bodies, i.e. NDIC, CBN, FIRS, LIRS, etc.

    • Reviews and manages the Financial Risks undertaken
    by the business, and demonstrates a good understanding of the risk profile of the company whilst reporting risk issues, and mitigating all identified risks.

    Skills and Competencies:

  • Strong budget and management skills, including proven ability to manage project /process.

    • Ability to adapt to change quickly and multi-task.

    • Excellent ability as a consultant/negotiator to influence company senior management and Board of Directors.

    • Ability to deal with ambiguity, tight timelines, multiple priorities, and demanding Customers, in a fast-moving, constantly changing environment.

    • High degree of professionalism, maturity and confidentiality.

    • Strong oral, written interpersonal and presentation skills.

    • Strong People skills- Building Collaborative Relationships, highly developed, demonstrated teamwork skill.

    • Demonstrated ability to see the big picture and provide useful and strategic advice and input across the company and on the executive team.

    • Creative and forward-thinking skill.

    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

    • Ability to work within and manage a team of professional, guiding and coordinating towards achieving common objectives.

    • Strong Leadership skills.

    • Strong ethics.

    • Responsible for presenting and reporting accurate and timely historical financial information of the Company.

    • Responsible for capital planning and allocation as well as balance sheet optimization.

    • Reports financial status by developing forecasts; reporting results; analyzing variances; developing improvements.

    • Coordination of financial reports within the Company.

    • Demonstrates an excellent understanding of Fintech financials as well as advanced business finance and performance analysis.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria Head Of Finance Jobs

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