Our client: Our client, a well-renowned FMCG firm is looking to hire a Finance Director. This would entail improving financial performance and driving the financial operations, additionally assessing possible investments and risks. You would play an important role by making the most profitable decisions and guiding the company towards long-term success and profitability.

Your role: Retain constant awareness of the company's financial position and act to prevent problems. Drive the financial planning of the company by analyzing its performance and risks. Provide insightful business performance management analysis. Set targets for and supervise all accounting and finance personnel (management accountants, internal auditors, etc.). Set up and oversee the company's finance IT system. Develop the corporate fundraising strategy and manage relationships with partners and investors. Conduct analysis to make forecasts and report to upper executives. Prepare timely and detailed reports on financial performance on a quarterly and annual basis. Overseeing audit and tax functions. Directing financial planning and strategy. Preparing forecasts and comprehensive budgets.

Must have: BSc/BA in accounting, finance, or relevant field; MSc/MA is a plus. 10+ years of relevant business experience. CPA or other relevant qualification is a plus. Proficient in the use of MS Office and Financial management software (e.g. SAP). A commercially minded finance leader with proven experience of a similar role within an FMCG environment.

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 stakeholder's 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 a delay in us responding to you but as a thumb rule if you do not hear from us in 7-8 working days post applying for the role then the resume has not been shortlisted and would be kept on the database for other roles. Look forward to a long-term relationship…Mindfield…making a difference.

Lagos, Nigeria

Job Type
Full-Time Regular