Chief Financial Officer – Expatriate at Adexen Recruitment Agency

Adexen Recruitment Agency - Our client, an Agric/FMCG Group, is currently seeking applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:Job Title: Chief Financial Officer - ExpatriateJob Reference: 1471Location: NigeriaIndustry: Industry & ManufacturingFunction: FinancialJob DescriptionThe Chief Financial Officer (CFO) reports to the Managing Director of Group and the Group Agri Group CFO, and is responsible for the company’s finance department; this includes budgeting, internal controls, business planning & strategy, investment plans, developing portfolio strategy, setting operational direction, reviewing and evaluating operating mechanisms among others:The CFO assists the MD in accomplishing company goals.Be a lead Member of the Group Agribusiness Strategy Implementation TeamLead the structuring of the Group Agribusiness Finance & Accounts Department and Building a Competent, effective , efficient and result oriented Finance and Accounts Department with succession PlanningResponsibilitiesTake ownership of the finance department, further develop and lead strategic planning; refine and upgrade budgeting process and internal control safeguardsIn conjunction with the MD, ensure that the business is run to its full potential and continues to grow through expansion of current business and new opportunitiesAnalyse cash flow, cost controls, and expenses in order to provide insightful financial information to senior management and the boardImplement management reporting and controls suitable to the diversity of the businessProvide input into key decision making around investments and business proposalsRepresent the company to funding agencies, government, media, and the general publicHave input into the day-to-day operations and long-term strategy of the businessLead recruitment, training, supervision, and evaluation of department staffManaging the working capital cycle with a clear mandate to improve the trading cycle and reduce Finance Cost.Forecasting the funding requirements of the Agribusiness Group (both short term and long term) and ensuring that the Business plans do not suffer due to the lack of funding.Evaluate Financial and Commercial Risks of the Company’s business and advise the MD and the Board of the same on a regular basis.Devise and implement Risk Mitigation mechanisms for both the operational and commercial sides of Business.Arrange Presentations and coordinate the Board Meetings of the Company. 

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