Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Chief Finance Officer Wanted @ Guardian Newspapers Limited

Our client, a group of companies into fast moving consumer goods and manufacturing wishes to strengthen its team for the emerging opportunities and therefore wishes to recruit the following:

Job Title: Chief Finance Officer

The successful candidate will be required to:

    Provide financial leadership to the business, oversees the controls, budgets and acts as an interface with accounting.
    Ensure financial targets are met and drive the business planning process
    Conduct balance sheet reconcilation reviews to highlight any profit risks and opportunities on monthly basis.

    Drive the weekly financial reporting process and effective overhead controls
    Ensure timely submission of budget and forecast to the group
    Ensure that the company's assets are safequarded by working closely with internal audit to ensure that appropriate levels of controls are in place and addressed
    Be responsible for complying with legal, regulatory and other standards.

The right candidate must possess:

    ICAN, ACA or ACCA qualification in addition to first degree in Accounting/Finance/Economics
    MBA /MSC in finance is an added advantage
    At least 10 years post qualification experience in healthcare/FMCG industry.
    Must have demonstrated experience in financial accounting, budget preparation as well as systems developments and financial controls. Group accountinf knowledge will be an added advantage.
    Good knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) is a must
    Manufacturing and costing experience
    Critical to this position is interpersonal skills and effective communication both verbal and written.
    Strong system knowledge of SAP and financial modeling tools

Method of Application

Applications should reach the advertiser by indicating the position on the top right side of the envelope.

The Advertiser,

Advert Box 2032,

The Guardian Newspapers Limited

Rutam House, Oshodi - Apapa, Expressway,

P.M.Box. 1217, Oshodi, Lagos.

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