Chief Financial Officer – Deloitte Nigeria

FinanceLagos, Lagos, Nigeria Full time

Deloitte Nigeria – Our client, a Financial Technology Company is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Chief Financial Officer

Location: Lagos

Business Strategy

  • Contribute to the formation of the Business Strategy and ensure that all financial policies, procedures and systems are sound.
  • Oversee the preparation of Annual Operating Plan, Business Financial Plan and Analytics.
  • Ensure adequate measures are factored in to achieve business objectives using appropriate forecasting tool.
  • Provide financial direction, planning and accounting to the business, covering short term and long-term financial goals.

Liquidity & Treasury Management:

  • Ensure optimal liquidity is available to deliver business plan.
  • Negotiate/ arrange external finance, if and when necessary.
  • Review working capital/ cash flow requirement on a regular basis
  • Monitor banking activities for the Company for proper running and ensure regular reconciliations of all banking transactions.

Budgeting and Financial Forecast:

  • Develop plans, budgets, forecasts and financial results to guide management decisions by forecasting requirements; analyzing variances and initiating corrective actions.
  • Present operating and capital expenditure budgets for review and approval.

Financial Analysis & Interpretation:

  • Monitor financial performance by measuring and analyzing results; initiating corrective actions; minimizing the impact of variances.
  • 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.
  • Report financial status by developing forecasts; reporting results; analyzing variances; developing improvements.
  • Coordinate financial reports within the Company.
  • Demonstrate an excellent understanding of Fintech financials as well as advanced business finance and performance analysis.

Regulatory & Statutory Relationship:

  • Oversee the coordination and activities of independent auditors (Internal and External Auditors).
  • Coordinate regulatory and supervisory functions.
  • Manage relationship with regulatory and statutory bodies, i.e. NCC, CBN, FIRS, LIRS, etc.
  • Review and manage the Financial Risks undertaken by the business, and demonstrats a good understanding of the risk profile of the company whilst reporting risk issues, and mitigating all identified risks.

Internal Control & Monitoring:

  • Ensure adequate controls are instituted and maintained to cover all financial transactions, and safeguard financial assets.
  • Possess versatile ability to handle various business applications within the Company.

People Management:

  • Oversee activities of employees and teams (i.e. hires, coaches, appraises rewards, motivates, discipline, etc).
  • Work in conjunction with other senior management team members to set standards, priorities and schedules.
  • Responsible for employee engagement within the Finance team.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or a Finance related field.
  • Must be a Qualified/ Certified Accountant ACA/ ACCA/ CFA.
  • Possession of MBA is an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 12 years’ financial experience, with at least 5 years in Senior Financial Management capacity spanning Corporate, Business Planning, Revenue Assurance, Treasury Management and Accounting with excellent knowledge of Fintech Business.
  • Experience in working in one of the big 4’s (Deloitte, PWC, KPMG & EY).


Application Closing Date
19th March, 2020.

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