Job For Group Chief Financial Officer In A Reputable Investment Company

Stresert Services Limited – Our client, is a diversified investment company that manages a selection of strategic investments and companies focused on making the most of opportunities in Nigeria via strategic investments (equity and equity-linked capital) in various sectors, including Agribusiness, Energy, Logistics and Information Technology.

They are recruiting to fill the position below:



Job Title: Group Chief Financial Officer
Job ref: G-FO)
Location: Ikoyi, Lagos

Role Description

  • The Chief Financial Officer will oversee all financial and accounting activity for the organization and its subsidiaries, the role requires the capacity to work with both a strategic and an operational focus
  • The CFO will be in charge managing investments, budgeting, financial management, developing policies, cost andrevenue optimization, treasury management and improving operational strategies
  • The job holder will also serve as a business partner to the GMD on fund raising, financial planning, financial modeling and key stake holder engagement
  • The ideal candidate must be a result-focused professional with a clear vision/track record of building and sustaining key business relationship as well as remarkable success in fund raising.

Essential Duties/Expectations
Accounting, Compliance and Financial Reporting:
Oversees accounting department to ensure proper maintenance of all accounting systems and functions, including:

  • Oversee budgeting and asset management;
  • Oversee treasury, cash flow and financing activity;
  • Ensure timely preparation offinancial and managementreports
  • Legal, regulatory and statutory compliance regarding all financialfunctionsincluding audits and proper filing of taxreturns;
  • Oversee annual audit and all external financial reporting; including but not limited to annual audits and proper filing of tax returns;
  • Cash flow planning to match availability of funds withneeds;
  • Establish systems for financial controls and regulatory compliance;
  • Oversee accounting, tax and financial reporting functions;
  • Develop appropriate internal controls and financialprocedures;
  • Provide leadership in financial planning and policy development;
  • Develop long-term forecasts and maintains long-term financialplans;

Fund Raising:

  • Develop and coordinate a diverserange of fundraising activities and initiatives to support organizational funding requirements;
  • Attract, build and maintain relationships with new and existing corporate investors and financiers to secure long term and sustained funding across project lines;
  • Meet all fundraising strategy targets, timelines and income projections;
  • Coordinate the short, medium and long-term plans of the company, assess the financial requirements and develop effective ways in which financial requirements can be satisfied

Financial Planning and Analysis:

  • Develop all relevant financial models;
  • Develop, measure, and maintain key financial metrics;
  • Prepare analysis and make recommendations for future planning and strategy to CEO and stakeholders, based on, but not limited to: current economic trends, company operations, identified efficiencies, cost benefit analysis, and the need for system enhancements.
  • Lead and manage the development of models and evaluations for acquisition and expansion prospects as well as fund expansion.

Financial Reporting:

  • Oversee and/or prepare financial reports to all applicable subsidiaries and stakeholders;
  • Manage monthly and quarterly financial and management reviews with department and subsidiary heads and periodic reporting for executive management, Stakeholders, and the Board of Directors.
  • Oversee the management and coordination of all fiscal reporting activities, including but not limited to: company revenue/expense and balance sheet reports, funding agencies and the development and monitoring of company and contract/ budgets.

Policies and Processes:

  • Ensure proper controls and compliance, are in placeas well as continuous improvement of internal controls;
  • Funding and Treasury(Company performance and cash flow)
  • Oversee company cash balances and forecasts;
  • Maintain banking relationships for all financial transactions;
  • Project and make recommendations pertaining to the company’s needs for debt and equity financing;
  • Identify and invest surplus funds as needed;
  • Ensure maximization of the return on invested funds;
  • Oversee the management of cash and investments to appropriately balance risk, return andliquidity;
  • Develop relevant dashboards to track both the company’s expected and actual financial performance.


  • 10-13 years’ work experience with at least 5 years in a managerial role preferably in investment banking, corporate banking, with some demonstrable experience in marketing, business development, accounting and finance;
  • MBA, ICAN, ACCA, or comparable Advanced Degree is required
  • Experience in executing fund raising activities and proven success of substantial income generation;
  • Ability to work within a diverse workplace and environment;
  • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership as member of senior managementteam
  • Significant experience in treasury management
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to function effectively in multi-cultural environment


  • Negotiable



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: using “G-FO” as the subject of the mail.


Application Deadline 27th July, 2018.


Note: Only candidates who meet the qualifications listed above will be contacted for interviews.

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