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Job Title Group Chief Finance Officer - Nigeria
Location Lagos
Job Type Full-Time Regular
Job Description

Our Client: A leading Conglomerate from North Africa having multiple leading businesses including trading and manufacturing is looking for a seasoned finance professional.

Your Role: At the outset we would like to be clear that the position is very high up the pecking order and there are certain details of the position that we would only share with shortlisted candidates. Sensitivities always surround something at this level !- We are looking for leader who has operated with organizations of high complexity, revenues over US 800 million and have driven change at the highest levels. The client organization is undergoing significant transformation and integration of business units so your commercial acumen, strategic thinking, engagement with stakeholders beyond the finance purview needs to be at the highest levels. Today's business enterprises require deep partnership from the finance function to be able to deliver the business objectives. Working in close partnership with the Managing Director you would need to wear both hats of strategic partnership and execution excellence. Your key account abilities would be managing the overall finance function with a firm hold on the treasury function as currency fluctuations are rampant, develop and deploy the overall strategy, effective management of the working capital, Capex, ensure dashboards are created for effective decision making and you should be able to influence at the highest echelons of the organization .You would look at restructuring of certain business units, do the due diligence and be a major voice in the acquisitions of new businesses. . Expert in financial modelling, business process optimization, ERP implementation, working capital management, treasury management, strategy formulation, business risk evaluation, risk management, change management.


Must Have: Experience in the consumer goods and food manufacturing / processing industry is an absolute must have.
Kindly read the skills / experience required carefully before applying. Further details would only be shared with shortlisted candidates. Position open to overseas candidates.


Managing Expectations: At mindfield we are driven by mutually agreed KPIs and service levels. Exceptional results can only be delivered when we understand both our key stakeholders clients and candidates. Keeping this in mind we would request that when applying for a role do take cognizance of the “must haves” to avoid disappointment. Sometimes positions take time to close and there could be delay in us responding to you but respond we will. Look forward to a long term relationship. …..mindfield.. making a difference.