Chief Finance Officer (CFO) at a Modern Agricultural Commodity Market

Our organization is incorporated as a modern agricultural commodity market, established under a set of clearly defined rules and regulations, where a wide range of agricultural products, especially the commodities and livestock, will be traded. The market is intended to provide an integrated marketing platform that will allow the conduct of buying and selling of agricultural commodities both in a physical form and through an exchange and even from remote locations through the Internet. The market will bring in improvement in agricultural commodity trading using technology away from the informal market set up.We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:Job Title: Chief Finance Officer (CFO)Location: KanoReport to: Managing Director/CEOEmployment Category: Fixed TermJob SummaryThe CFO reports directly to the Managing Director/CEO and assists him on all strategic and tactical matters as they relate to budget management, cost benefit analysis, forecasting needs, deal analysis and negotiations, investor relationships and the securing of new funding.The CFO will also have a primary day-to-day responsibility for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial-related activities of the organization.Job ResponsibilitiesOversees the proper maintenance of the organization’s books of accounts and finances.Reviews the organization’s financial management systems and processes, and makes appropriate recommendations to management.Direct the functions of budgeting, accounting, reporting, and financial counselling of the leadership team to appraise operating results in terms of costs, budget, operating policies, trends and increased profit opportunities. Analyse revenue, profit, and cash flow opportunities for the business and recommend actions.Provides efficient tax management and administration services.Coordinate the preparation of statutory and regulatory returns.Ensures timely preparation of the organization’s financial and management reports.Reviews the organization’s cost structure and position, and makes appropriate cost reduction/management recommendations.Co-ordinates the organization’s budget planning, reporting and management processes.Manages accounts receivables and payables.Provides required support to external auditors to ensure effective and timely completion of the audit examination process.Ensures compliance with internal controlsAny other duty of related responsibilities. 

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