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Financial Director

Work Experience

  • Minimum of 10 years of progressive experience in finance or accounting roles.
  • Experience in a managerial or leadership position within the finance department.
  • Age 30-40

 

Education and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or related field.
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) or Finance is preferred.
  • CPA (Certified Public Accountant) or CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) designation is a plus.

 

Essential Skills

  • Strong financial acumen and analytical skills.
  • Excellent leadership and management abilities.
  • In-depth knowledge of financial regulations and reporting standards.
  • Proficiency in financial software and systems.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strategic thinking and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines effectively.
  • Strong negotiation and decision-making skills.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Provide strategic guidance within finance contributing to the development, delivery and achievement of company financial objectives and priorities.
  • Enhance Segment financial performance through improved forecasting, business analysis, reporting (i.e. budget-to-actual/variance reporting) and overall systems and processes.
  • Development, analysis and interpretation of financial and operating information and reports to determine profitability, performance against budget, forecast and other matters affecting the fiscal soundness and operating effectiveness of the company.
  • Analyze and communicate the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) trends relating to financial metrics such as sales, expenditures, and profit margin within the business.
  • Oversee the preparation monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements; Review and translate financial data into insightful and actionable business intelligence and communicate with business leaders.
  • Create and manage Business Unit pricing models; contribute to commercial business decisions via, as well as analyzing monthly leading indicators to help predict future performance.
  • Create and lead continuous improvement and strategic best practice initiatives necessary to drive financial efficiencies and processes; develop effective internal processes and financial controls for the organization.
  • Ensure timeliness and accuracy of financial reporting data for internal use and parent company requests.
  • Lead finance-led initiatives to drive finance performance improvement, compliance adherence, and standardization of processes.
  • Understand and drive 80/20 strategies throughout the business to ensure growth-focused activities.
  • Develop and implement financial strategies to support the company’s growth objectives.
  • Provide guidance and direction to the finance team, ensuring accuracy and compliance in financial reporting.
  • Collaborate with other departments to analyze financial data and support decision-making processes.
  • Maintain relationships with external stakeholders, such as investors, auditors, and financial institutions.
  • Stay updated on industry trends and regulatory changes to ensure compliance and mitigate risks.

Only qualified candidates should apply. Curriculum vitae should be forwarded to adminsec@priceandwaterconsulting.org and copy stakeholder.recruitment@ncdmb.gov.ng citing the Job title as the email’s subject. Please note that applications for all positions close 2 weeks from the day of the advert.