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Group Chief Financial Officer Bachelor's Degree Job

1 week ago Accounting / Financial Services Jobs Lagos   65 views
Job Details

Location: Lagos
Sector: Oil and Gas
Job Type: Full time


  • We are seeking to fill the role of a Group Chief Finance Officer who is not the typical number-cruncher stereotype but someone who thinks of themselves as more of a strategic player in the company.
  • He/she needs to be creative, understand best practices, and know how to create more value for the company.

Job Description / Skills and Capabilities

  • Responsible for coordinating the annual operating plan and oversee the preparation of the annual budget for the divisions and the group and monitor its implementation.
  • Ensure that effective internal controls are in place and ensure compliance with GAAP and applicable federal, state and local regulatory laws and rules for financial and tax reporting.
  • Provide strategic advice on potential returns and risks to the businesses through analysis of data and financial performance.
  • Develop and implement detailed cost management strategies to monitor and control costs Group-wide.
  • Participate in the development of the Group’s overall strategic goals and ensure these are cascaded to the different Finance teams across the organization.


  • First Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business Administration / Management or related discipline.
  • Minimum of 17 years work experience with 8 years hands-on experience at senior management in accounting and finance, managing complex strategic issues/minimum of 8 years as a CFO (Preferably in an indigenous oil and gas industry).
  • MBA or a Master’s Degree in Business, Finance, Economics or related discipline.
  • Professional qualifications such as ICAN or ACCA.
  • Strong knowledge of IFRS accounting principles.
  • Previous experience in financing and debt structure and proven track record of raising capital from the international market funding environment.
  • Strong treasury and cash flow management experience.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting and internal control principles, operational risk evaluation and governance frameworks.
  • Strong entrepreneurial drive and commmercial acumen with a track record of building up an organization within the oil and gas industry.
  • Adept at eveluating investments mergers and acquisitions, business diversifications and general company growth.
  • Strong relationshp management, negotiation and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong communication skills with an ability to communicate effectively and confidently at al levels.
  • Thorough knowledge of relevant legislation and regulatory requirements as well as the ability to translate these into appropriate policies and procedures.
  • Able to develop, implement and review as at when due an ideal capital structure for each of the businesses.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Company Description
KPMG - Our client, an Oil and Gas Servicing firm based in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, is currently recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position