CFO / Head of Finance - (Executive / Financial Services / Reporting / Strategic) – Nigeria

Location: Nigeria, Nigeria
Date Posted: 30-05-2017
CFO / Head of Finance - (Executive / Financial Services / Reporting / Strategic) – Nigeria

Reference Number: TJCNIG0530
Financial Strategy
  • Contributes to and is individually accountable for implementing the broader financial strategy across the business over a 1-2 year period.
  • Translates strategy into business plan.
  • Plays an active role in the Finance community and champions the financial soundness and profitability of the business unit.
  • Aligns financial and governance strategy to needs in the external market (inclusive of legislative changes).
  • Understands and supports the business strategies of other segments and markets.
Financial Reporting
  • Ensure the appropriate financial reporting systems, accounting systems and internal control mechanisms are in place to enable effective financial management of the business in line with statutory, regulatory, IFRS and internal company requirements.
  • Ensure the preparation of all statutory financial statements and regulatory reports in accordance with IFRS and other statutory requirements.
  • Ensure complete and accurate financial reporting in respect of the Group which includes forecasting, budgeting, tax planning and structuring
  • Manage and ensure efficient year-end processes and the submission of financial year-end statements.
  • Prepare and present Company results to all stakeholders.
  • Accountable for preparation of financial reports and record keeping for the country through the finance team.
  • Oversee the execution of actuarial valuations.
  • Could include consolidation of accounts.
Business Planning
  • Takes accountability for running the financial components of the annual BP process in country, inclusive of forecasting and modelling.
  • Sets operational policies for the business.
Governance and Compliance
  • Responsible for internal and external audit liaison.
  • Ensures tax, legislative and statutory requirements are met.
  • Ensures compliance within unit.
Tax Management
  • Accountable for all strategic tax issues.
Treasury and banking
  • Management of the treasury function and banking operation, inclusive of practices and policies.
  • Implements and monitors treasury controls and policies.
  • Implements and monitors banking controls and policies.
  • Supports banking operation.
Capital Management
  • Manages corporate finance; liquidity risk and cash flow for policyholders and shareholders through the finance team.
Financial Analysis
  • Analyses business, financial and general operating information to identify trends and opportunities for development and produce management information to ensure that business developments remain financially viable.
  • Analyses and monitors the effect of budget or policy changes on business unit productivity.
  • Assists in deciding on the financial and business viability of new and existing projects and programmes.
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Master’s degree an advantage
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in the financial services industry (preferably Insurance) at a senior management level
  • Proven track record of delivering operational excellence
  • Exposure to multiple lines of business 
  • Exposure to multiple systems 
  • Good understanding of IT 
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Thania Jaffer
Executive Recruiter: Insurance, Risk & Healthcare
CA Global Finance
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