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Head of Finance

Head of Finance

Location: Lagos state

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Brief

We are looking for an experienced Head of Finance to perform effective risk management and plan the bank’s financial strategy.

The Head of Finance must be well-versed in all aspects of financial management ranging from simple accounting to broad investment and banking operations.

The ideal candidate will be an excellent leader since all relative departments of the organization will work together with him.

The goal is to protect the company’s revenues and profits to achieve full financial control and Sustainable growth.

Main Responsibilities

Financial Projections:

Develop the financial well-being of the organization by providing financial projections and accounting services, preparing growth plans, and directing staff.

Drive the bank’s financial planning

Perform risk management by analyzing the organization’s liabilities and investments

Decide on investment strategies by considering cash and liquidity risks

Control and evaluate the organization’s fundraising plans and capital structure

Ensure cash flow is appropriate for the organization’s operations

Supervise all finance personnel (controllers, treasurers etc.)

Manage vendor relationships

Prepare reliable current and forecasting reports

Set up and oversee the company’s finance IT system

Ensure compliance with the law and company’s policies

Develops financial strategies by forecasting


To integrate risk management in key processes such as strategic budgeting and project planning

Customer Service:

To demonstrate high aptitude for decision-making and problem-solving.

To exhibit integrity, excellent organizational and leadership abilities, and strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Education & Experience Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or equivalent experience.

Chartered Accountant (ICAN, ACCA, CPA).

5 to 10 years’ experience in accounting and financial management practices.

Prior experience as a CFO / Head of Finance

Experience in a senior management position.

Proficiency in accounting software and IT savvy

Audit Experience is highly desirable


Must possess adequate knowledge of Financial planning and strategy

A background in investment banking/private equity/FINTECH would be highly advantageous

A strong record in managing and growing teams and manage profitability

Strategic planning and vision

Promotion of process improvement

Corporate financial law and risk management practices

Must be able to develop and defend a Budget

Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods

Strong leadership and organizational skill

Good written, presentation and communication skills, able to prepare statistical and narrative reports

Able to work under broad direction but self-motivated to work independently.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resume and Application Letter to: jobs@choicetalents.com.ng using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.