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Recruitment - HRLeverage Africa HND / BA / BSc Job

2024-04-29 04:25   Accounting / Financial Services   Lagos   14 views
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The responsibilities of a head of finance include managing financial tasks and ensuring that finances are used beneficially. You should also ensure that investments and finances comply with regulations.
To be successful as a head of finance, you should demonstrate excellent leadership qualities and experience in modelling financial strategies. Ultimately, a competent Head of Finance should maintain the finances of the organisation effectively and increase profitability.


Overseeing tax compliance, optimization, planning strategies and the accounting team
Manage treasury operations, including cash management and investment activities.
Safeguard financial stability through effective asset and liability management.
Handle/ Review budget planning, implementation, and evaluation.
Implement professional financial recording, reporting, cost optimization, and profitability strategies.
Demonstrate advanced proficiency in Excel, including Power Queries, and Pivot Tables.
Managing the organisation's financial reporting. This comprises all required financial reporting, monthly financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting.
Managing and overseeing the financial systems of the organisation.
Providing sound financial assistance and information to management in order for it to make important business decisions.
Present financial statistics and insights to the Board of Directors.
Perform risk analysis, profit analysis, appraisal and analysis of investments.
Forecast daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual performance.
Compare investment opportunities and make recommendations.
Ascertain all accounting endeavours and audits comply with financial laws and rules.
Relationship management with Investors (where applicable).


Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field. A Master’s Degree or professional certification in taxation or treasury management would be advantageous.
Proven experience (at least 5 years) in financial management and planning, tax compliance, and treasury management roles, credit and risk control preferably within the microfinance industry or banking sector.
Demonstrated knowledge of liquidity management, cash flow forecasting, and investment strategies within a financial institution. Proficient in managing liquidity, cash flow, and investment activities to optimise the bank’s financial stability and profitability.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to assess financial risks and recommend appropriate mitigation strategies.
Strong leadership and management abilities, with the capability to guide and motivate a team. Sound organisational and time management skills, with a focus on prioritisation and attention to detail.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to maintain effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders, communicate complex tax and treasury concepts clearly and effectively to diverse stakeholders.
Ethical and trustworthy, demonstrating a high level of integrity in dealing with financial and tax-related information.
Strong data analysis skills, capable of interpreting financial information, identifying trends, and making informed recommendations.
Strong understanding of taxation laws, regulations, and reporting requirements, with the ability to interpret and apply complex tax rules.
Proficiency in using accounting , finance modelling and treasury management software and tools.

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Company Description
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