Chief Finance Officer (CFO) at Discovery Cycle Professionals (DCP)

Discovery Cycle Professionals (A Division of Discovery Cycle Limited) is a global network of experienced academics and consultants assembled to provide world-class knowledge-based services globally. DCP has diverse experience across different professional fields and offers a wide-range of multi-disciplinary professional services. DCP has its headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria. Over the years, DCP has developed a wide range of multi-disciplinary professional services covering both the private and public sectors of the economy through the "DCP Ecosystem".We are recruiting to fill the position of:Job Title: Chief Finance Officer (CFO)Location: AbujaPosition Start Date: ImmediatelyLocation of Job (UNIT): Tax, Audit & Risk AdvisoryNumber of Subordinates: 1 Reports to: Managing DirectorMain FunctionThe Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is accountable for the administrative, financial, and risk management operations of the company, to include the development of a financial and operational strategy, metrics tied to that strategy, and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve company assets and report accurate financial results.Role ResponsibilityPlanning:Assist in formulating the company's future direction and supporting tactical initiativesMonitor and direct the implementation of strategic business plansDevelop financial and tax strategiesManage the capital request and budgeting processesDevelop performance measures that support the company's strategic directionOperations:Participate in key decisions as a member of the executive management teamMaintain in-depth relations with all members of the management teamManage the accounting, human resources, investor relations, legal, tax, and treasury departments/unitsOversee the financial operations of subsidiary companies and foreign operationsManage any third parties to which functions have been outsourcedOversee the company's transaction processing systemsImplement operational best practicesOversee employee benefit plans, with particular emphasis on maximizing a cost-effective benefits packageSupervise acquisition due diligence and negotiate acquisitionsFinancial Information:Oversee the issuance of financial informationPersonally review and approve all Form filings with the Securities and Exchange CommissionReport financial results to the board of directorsRisk Management:Understand and mitigate key elements of the company's risk profileMonitor all open legal issues involving the company, and legal issues affecting the industryConstruct and monitor reliable control systemsMaintain appropriate insurance coverageEnsure that the company complies with all legal and regulatory requirementsEnsure that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors and government agenciesReport risk issues to the audit committee of the board of directorsMaintain relations with external auditors and investigate their findings and recommendationsFunding:Monitor cash balances and cash forecastsArrange for debt and equity financingInvest fundsInvest pension fundsThird Parties:Maintain banking relationshipsRepresent the company with investment bankers and investors

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