Bradfield Consulting

Chief Financial Officer - Lagos

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Active since 05-10-2016 Job category Financial and economic / busine...
Location Lagos Level Executive/Director
Educational level Master / Post-Graduate / ... Employment type Permanent contract
Hours 0 Salary -
Our client, a group of world-class co-educational schools and secondary boarding school in Nigeria, offering outstanding education for children between the ages of 3 and 17, is looking to recruit a Chief Financial Officer.

Job Description
The Chief Financial Officer will be a key member of the Executive Management team. He/ She will report to the Managing Director and assume overall financial management of the school. The CFO will have primary strategic responsibility for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial-related activities of the company which includes accounting, finance, forecasting, strategic planning, job costing, property management, negotiations, and partnership compliance.

Responsibilities include:
• Ensure that effective internal controls are in place and ensure compliance with applicable federal, state and local regulatory laws and rules for financial and tax reporting
• Provide the school with a budget, trends and forecasts to determine and adapt financial strategy
• Oversee the development of financial models to guide capital investment activities
• Oversee purchasing and payroll
• Monitor banking activities of the organization
• Ensure adequate cash flow to meet the school's operations
• Oversee the production of monthly reports including reconciliations as well as financial statements and cash flow projections for use by Executive management and the Board
• Oversee Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable
• Train the Finance Unit and other staff on raising awareness and knowledge of financial management matters

• High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation.
• BSc in Accounting or related field
• A chartered accountant
• Very strong teambuilding and people management skills with experience managing senior level staff
• Minimum of 15 year experience is required
• Previous experience as head of a Finance function is desired
• Knowledge of school operations
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This listing is a full-time job

Job category Financial and economic / business administration / Financial Management
Industry / Industries Consultancy
Region Nigeria

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Name Bradfield Consulting