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CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER - PENSIONS

  • Industry / Sector: Pensions Administration/Custodian
  • Location: Lagos, Nigeria
  • Ref #: BG22
  • Date Posted: 22-Nov-2016

Overview:

Our client is a Pension Fund Administration company that provides a range of retirement support services including the review, design and implementation of pension benefits communications, ensuring that all Trustees and Companies comply with all Legislation (Especially the Pension Reform Acts 2004). The Company serves as the first point of call for pension-related questions and provides support to its customers via helpdesk, SMS alerts and online service.


In line with the Company’s desire to ensure that key roles are filled by best in class talent with the requisite skills and experience, the Company seeks to hire a Chief Financial Officer.


Detailed Job Description:

The role will be involved in directing and overseeing all aspects of the Finance and Accounting function of the organisation, including providing recommendations to enhance business and financial performance; financial input and leadership for decision making; and monitoring performance of the Company against budget.

 

The CFO will also be required to manage the Company’s relationships with relevant stakeholders including the External Auditor, PENCOM, Pension Fund Custodians and Banks. 

  • First degree or its equivalent in Accounting, Economics or other numerate discipline.

  • An MBA or MSc in a Finance-related discipline is desirable.

  • A professional accounting qualification such as ACA or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized professional body.

  • Minimum of 15 years post-qualification experience, with at least 5 years in a senior management role.

  • Good understanding of micro and macro-economic indices and their impact on the business

  • Advanced financial and accounting knowledge, including understanding of Finance best practices, international as well as Nigerian accounting and financial reporting standard

  • Good understanding of relevant financial regulations.

  • Strong business acumen and tact, and an ability to relate with highest levels of Management at financial institutions.

  • Good sense of judgment

  • High level of integrity and maintenance of sound ethics.

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills

  • High level of initiative and good attention to detail

  • Excellent time management skills

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