Chief Financial Officer needed at Elvaridah

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Job title : Chief Financial Officer

Job Location : Lagos

Deadline : December 21, 2023

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Job Summary:

  • As the Chief Financial Officer, you are responsible for directing and overseeing the financial actions of the company, this includes; tracking cash flow and financial planning, analyzing the company’s financial strengths and weaknesses, preparing financial reports and performing effective risk management.
  • Your ability in Finance Management will contribute to the Company’s growth.

Key Responsibilities

Financial Strategy Development

  • Formulate and execute the company’s financial strategy aligning with the overall company’s objectives
  • Assess the financial implications of business decisions and provide strategic financial guidance.
  • Identify opportunities for revenue growth, capital efficiency.

Budgeting and Forecasting

  • Oversee the creation of budgets, financial models, and forecasts for informed decision making
  • Ensure alignment of budgetary goals with the overall financial strategy.
  • Analyze trends, market conditions, and internal factors to make accurate predictions
  • Regularly assess actual financial performance against budgeted and forecasted figures.

Risk Management

  • Identify and mitigate financial risks, ensuring resilience against market fluctuations and regulatory changes
  • Establish risk management policies and procedures to guide the organization
  • Develop contingency plans to respond effectively to identified risks.

Financial Reporting

  • Ensure accurate and timely financial reporting, adhering to accounting standards and regulations
  • Clearly communicate financial performance, risks and opportunity.
  • Ensure the accuracy and integrity of financial data throughout the reporting process

Audit Oversight

  • Coordinate with internal and external auditors to ensure accurate financial records and compliance with auditing standards.
  • Facilitate communication and information exchange throughout the audit process.
  • Review Financial statements to ensure they accurately represent the financial position of the company

Treasury Functions

  • Oversee treasury operations, managing investments, debt, and foreign exchange exposure.
  • Implement hedging strategies to mitigate the impact of exchange rate fluctuations
  • Implement treasury management systems for efficient cash and risk management.

Cash flow management

  • Manage cash flow, working capital, and financial obligations to ensure liquidity
  • Develop and maintain accurate cash flow forecasts to anticipate future financial needs.
  • Implement strategies to optimize working capital, including managing receivables, payables and inventories.

Capital Structure Management

  • Evaluate and optimize the company’s capital structure to support business goals.
  • Evaluate the cost of capital and its impact on the overall financial health.
  • Evaluate the financial risks associated with the current capital structure.

Financial planning and analysis

  • Conduct in-depth analysis of financial data and market trends to provide strategic insight.
  • Translate strategic goals into financial plans and initiatives.


  • Professional Accounting qualifications with a recognized body and at least 6 years post qualifying experience
  • Proficiency in financial fore-casting and budgeting.
  • Familiarity in implementing risk management strategies.
  • Proven ability to evaluate and optimize the company’s capital structure.
  • Experience in debt management, equity financing, and cost of capital analysis.
  • In-depth knowledge of financial reporting
  • Strong Leadership and Management skills
  • Strategic mindset with the ability to align financial initiatives with broader business strategies.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in using financial software and analytical tools

How to Apply for this Offer

Interested and qualified candidates should send their cv and cover letter to 

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