CA, with 15yrs of exp, as a Chief Financial Officer, in a Agro Based Company, Lagos, Nigeria
Experience : 10years - 20 years
Salary: 0.0 Lacs - 0.0 Lacs
Location: West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire,
Job Validity: 2021-04-07
Functional Skills: Finalisation of Accounts
Job Type : Permanent
Industry : agro based
Qualification : Chartered Accountant,
Role : CA, with 15yrs of exp, as a Chief Financial Officer, in a Agro Based Company, Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

Position Identification:

Job Title:

Chief Financial Officer


Lagos, Nigeria (initially for onboarding,

then transition to Dubai, UAE)






Car + Driver + Accommodation + Health


Terms of Reference:


Approximately 40 years and above

Education & Skills

Chartered accountant from a reputable institution and advanced trainings

Proven ability to lead diverse teams across multiple geographies

Strong listening/ learning skills and ability to anticipate and adopt to dynamic markets

Self-motivated and can-do attitude in tackling strategic, financial and operational challenges as part of the senior leadership and an exercised ownership mentality

Experience in implementing and refining key ERP, especially financial and risk mgt. systems

Excellent proficiency in written and verbal English, French is a plus


15 years or more of finance experience, 10 years in leadership roles in finance and accounting

Extensive work experience in commodity/ agriculture industry in international and reputable organizations

International work experience, across emerging markets, including Africa

(i.e. Dubai is not the first international posting)


Dual reporting line to GMD of the company  (in the future, currently

GMD of the company ) and CFO 


Area: Finance, Controlling, Accounting


10 years or more experience

Job Specification:


Responsible for finance & accounting function of the company, across its operations in Nigeria/ West Africa, Dubai and emerging

locations, overseeing the work of all financial controllers in each company of the company

Drives the overall improvement of the financial, accounting, risk

management and audit systems, processes and capabilities across the


Requires minimal supervision and manages independently the finance

and accounting team


Specific Comments

Preparation and execution of budgeting, monitoring and forecasting

process in collaboration with the financial controllers of each company

within the company

Enhancing and establish finance & accounting systems, processes and Development 


Develop the finance team by both internal and external recruiting and  development

Preparation of management and regulatory reporting in time and quality

Exercising full cost control across personnel/ other costs and managing working capital

Financial planning, review and monitoring of projects (revenues & costs,

opex & capex)

Forecasting of funding needs, identification funding sources &

management of bank relations

Managing risk, including identifying, quantifying, controlling and flagging

FX, market, credit, operational and political-risks and take mitigating


Strengthen internal control and audit

Monitoring of legal cases pertaining to the finance and accounting


About Company

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agro based
Job Code
Posted on
20 Jan 2021