Simeon’s Pivot Resources Vacancy for a Chief Financial Officer

Simeon’s Pivot Resources – Our client, in the energy and non-energy sector, is seeking for qualified, competent and well experienced candidates to fill the below position:

Job Title: Chief Financial Officer
Lekki, Lagos
Reports to: Executive Director Finance
Job Type: Full Time
Job Description

  • The Chief Financial Officer will be reporting to the Executive Director Finance; help in guiding the Company through dynamic growth, market expansion and an ultimate equity liquidity event.
  • The CFO will manage and arrange funding requirements for the company and its subsidiaries; ensure the provision of efficient and effective financial support services and advice subsidiaries on new business ventures as and when required.

It includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Leading the planning, budgeting and forecasting activities of the company
  • Forecasting the funding requirements, assess its impact on the Balance Sheet and Cash Flow, monitoring bank overdrafts limits, and proper cash and treasury management.
  • Prepare timely monthly MIS reports with sound analyses and variance explanations.
  • Advising senior managers on matters relating to mergers, acquisitions, investments, risk management and business development.
  • Develop performance measures that support the company’s strategic direction.
  • Monitoring financial statutory requirements and compliances, etc.
  • Monitoring legal cases pertaining to Finance & Accounts function (such as doubtful debts).
  • Develop financial, tax strategies and budgeting processes.
  • Implementation and maintenance of quality systems and continuous improvement methodologies with specific focus on growth, cost reduction and process improvements
  • Organizational development through leadership development plans, succession planning, etc for critical positions in the department.
  • Participating actively in management meetings and discussion on business strategy.
  • Provide the Executive Director with all financial requirements on a timely and accurate basis
  • Prepare timely annual accounts and ensure timely finalization of audits.
  • Manage the working capital with the clear mandate to improve stock management and reduce stock levels, reduce Accounts Receivables & reduce finance costs.
  • Responsible for making strategic decisions, investment plans, financial planning/budgeting/ reporting, developing financial aspects of Annual Operating Plan (AOP), capital expenditure plan and cost control including P & L and cost centers responsibility.

Knowledge, Skills and Competency

  • Excellent Leadership and Management Skills; firm and decisive
  • Interpersonal and Contract negotiation skills
  • Strategic Thinking & Decision Making.
  • Demonstrated strong analytical ability.
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Organizational and Presentation Skills.
  • Good financial/accounting skills and costing experience
  • Financial modeling
  • Must have strong investigative skills and attention to details
  • Strong ethical commitment to impartiality and transparency
  • Excellent Numeracy Skills
  • Relevant Functional Skills & Expertise
  • Computer literacy with good IT skills
  • Proficient in Accounting Package
  • Resource & People Management.

Educational Qualification

  • HND/B.Sc in Accounting or Finance
  • A master’s Degree in accounting is an added advantage
  • Professional qualification in Accounting (ACCA)is a MUST


  • At least 12 – 15years experience in the Accounting field; with a cognate experience as a Chief Financial Officer or in a Managerial position.
  • Proven knowledge of International Financial Accounting Standards (IFRS)
  • Experienced in cost accounting, budgeting, financial planning, contract negotiation and financial analysis.
  • Experience in an energy industry will be an advantage.

Very Attractive with benefits.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV’s to: [email protected] using the position applied for as subject.

Note: If you are not qualified for this position please do not apply. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Application Deadline 27th May, 2016.

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