Chief Financial Officer

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Job Description

Adexen Recruitment Agency - Our client, an International Oil & Gas company is seeking to recruit qualified candidates for their operations in Nigeria in the position below:

Job Title: Chief Financial Officer

Employment Type: Full time


  • Responsible for the Finance operations of the companies, to include but not limited to; Financial and Working Capital Measurement, Planning, Budgeting and Controlling, Governance and Compliance, Risk Management, Business and Strategic Support, Taxes, Internal and External controls/audits and Resource Management.
  • He/She will also oversee HR administration.
  • Assume full responsibility for all financial operations and functions within the department.
  • Ensure all transactions are reviewed on a regular basis, balance sheet accounts are managed & cleared, reconciliations and controls are performed, outstanding purchase orders are followed up and irregularities and potential problems are reported.
  • Analyze and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner
  • Update and implement all necessary business policies and accounting practices
  • Contribute to the development and amelioration of financial systems/models
  • Ensure that funds and cost centres are set up and maintained to support the unit operations and specific requirements
  • Coordinate and lead the annual audit process, liaise with external auditors.
  • Communicate, co-ordinate and manage the relevant processes to ensure all financial year-end and other administration requirements are met timeously, e.g. Prior Year Reserve calculations for all areas and distribution thereof.
  • Maximize Working Capital by; Speed up and improve billing, minimize accounts receivable and DSO, minimize stock holdings and Maximize 3rd party accounts payables and DPO.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual management accounting reports
  • Oversee and lead annual budgeting and planning process in conjunction with the Regional Office; administer and review all financial plans and budgets
  • Provide innovative financial advices to operational managers to improve performance, increase cash and reduce risks.
  • Ensure tax, legislative and statutory requirements are met.
  • Look for opportunities to minimize tax liabilities of the BU.
  • Understand and mitigate key elements of the company’s risk profile
  • Monitor all open legal issues involving the company, and legal issues affecting the industry
  • Oversees HR activities


Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience


Other Requirements

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Business Administration from a recognised university
  • Minimum of 7 years of progressively responsible experience for a major company or division of a large corporation
  • Proven experience with financially managing industrial projects
  • SAP FI/CO experience
  • Enjoy working in a multi-cultural team, drive to continually improve processes and seek new challenges
  • Knowledge of multi-national accounting and tax practices and experience with international operations.
  • Operationally/Commercially oriented, strategic thinker, who can play a key role in driving the strategic direction of the company

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: We thank all applicants however only those selected will be contacted.

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About Adexen Recruitment Agency
Adexen is a global Human Ressources Company providing business and support services in Europe and Africa. We support companies in all industries in the fields of HR, Legal, Finance, Sales & Marketing, Engineering and Supply chain.We know how important people are to business. We also think that "People are the future of Africa". We understand what is needed to match highly skilled professionals with companies operating in Africa at highest standards.Our consultants are experts in th...
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Job Summary
October 10, 2019
Offer Type
Full time
Minimum of 7years
October 24, 2019
Finance / Accounting
Oil & Gas / Mining
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