Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

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Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Job Position:  Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Location: Nigeria
Job Description

  • As a key business partner, this hands-on role will lead the business to strong profitability and attractive returns on capital.
  • The CFO reports to the CEO with the Head of Accounts as direct reports.

Key Responsibilities

Fundraising (Equity and Debt):

  • Optimize capital structure and cost of capital targeting with a focus on reducing cost and quantum of working capital and increasing intervention term funding
  • Partner with CEO to raise equity as required to support growth.

Strategy:

  • Strategic planning and financial analysis of various options and scenarios as company approaches important decisions in marketing, product development, procurement, manufacturing costs and capabilities.
  • Understand cost drivers to set product direction and manufacturing/sourcing strategy.
  • Analyze unit economics for key product lines and estimate return on capital for proposed investments.
  • Use of market analysis and manufacturing information in business planning.

Operations:

  • Drive development and review of operating budgets/plans
  • Identify, establish, prepare and review appropriate internal controls
  • Enterprise risk management including property/casualty insurance and data security

Reporting:

  • Establish and review appropriate external reports including Board of Directors packages, tax returns, valuation reports, and audit package
  • Identify, establish and review appropriate internal reports including monthly management reports, forecasts and cash flow projection

Job Requirements
Skills and background needed:

  • Minimum 10 years business experience
  • Knowledge of accounting and best practices
  • Experience with manufacturing companies, MRP and ERP systems
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to make presentations to the Board of Directors
  • Ability to work collaboratively with CEO and Leadership Team
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or accounting, MBA a plus
  • Recent and relevant fundraising experience
  • Cost accounting in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience with small companies; works independently and takes initiative
  • Strong financial modeling and analysis skills

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