Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Vacancy at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)

Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Vacancy at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)

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Job Title: Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Reference Number: 130-PEO01137
Location: Nigeria
Department: People & Change Nigeria
Job type: Permanent

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Job Summary

  • This role is responsible for the development of a robust financial strategy and metrics that track the achievement of the overall corporate goals.
  • The role holder is required to continuously monitor and develop control systems designed to produce accurate financial results and preserve the organization’s assets.

Roles & Responsibilities

Financial Management:

  • Responsible for all financial and fiscal management aspects of company operations.
  • Ensure that the company’s financing requirements are consistently met, and that capital structure is optimized at all points in time
  • Continuous review of the company’s performance, identify and appraise business risks/ opportunities and make appropriate recommendations for business growth and development
  • Effective management of the company’s balance sheet to achieve corporate goals

Strategic Management:

  • Develop, organize, and evaluate the organization’s fiscal function and performance.
  • Articulate the organization’s financial strategies and ensure alignment the company strategic priorities
  • Participate in the development of the organization’s overall strategic goals
  • Champion the implementation of the Finance function’s strategy ensuring alignment with the organisation’s corporate strategy and business goals
  • Oversee the preparation of the company’s annual budget and monitor its implementation
  • Develop credibility for the Finance function by providing timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial reports, and associated trends to assist Executive Management in performing their duties

Information Management:

  • Ensure all databases are updated with accurate information from internal and external sources to enhance the company’s competitiveness and business ranking
  • Establishes an appropriate management information system for collation, monitoring and reporting purposes

Relationship Management:

  • Develop and maximize the business relationship with Bankers, Finance & General Purpose/Audit committees of the Board of Directors and regulatory officials
  • Ensures the company operates in accordance with all relevant laws, regulation and Accounting standards applicable to its operations

Status Reporting:

  • Regular preparation and reporting of the company’s financial position
  • Regular preparation and reporting of cash flow statement

Cost Optimization:

  • Monitor the company’s operating base costs and highlight factors impacting effective cost management towards achieving a low-cost business environment.
  • Analyze cash flow, cost controls, and expenses to guide business leaders. Analyze financial statements to pinpoint potential weak areas. Establish and maintain appropriate internal control safeguards. Support the Procurement of equipment and solutions.
  • Supervise costing, management accounting, financial accounting and treasury activities
  • Control credit limits and approvals for customers

Tax, Regulatory / Statutory Compliance:

  • Develop effective tax planning strategies and oversee the filing of all tax returns
  • Ensure that the organization complies with all Tax regulations

Investor Relations:

  • Coordinate investor relations’ activities including preparation of communications such as presentations and press releases.

Industry Knowledge & Trends:

  • Keep abreast of industry developments and trends and proactively ensure the adoption of relevant practices.

Leadership and People Management:

  • Oversee all key elements of the Finance function including financial reporting, financial and management accounting, company tax and regulatory compliance, financial controls (budgeting, planning, forecasting, risk managements etc.), corporate finance, treasury, and the underlying management information systems utilized
  • Provide strong leadership and ensure clear strategic objectives are in place
  • Support the implementation and facilitation of relevant workshops and training courses
  • Promote the organization’s core values and a strong team culture
  • Manage the day to day performance, learning, and development of the team, including one on one feedback sessions and conduct performance appraisals.



  • Minimum of a First Degree
  • Relevant professional certifications e.g. Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Association of Certified and Chartered Accountants (ACCA) or its equivalent is required


  • At least 15 years post-qualification experience, 6 of which must have been spent in a senior managerial role in a formal business organisation.

Additional Information

Skills/Technical Competencies:

  • Finance Acumen
  • Cost Optimization
  • Budgeting and financial forecasting
  • Financial Analysis and Interpretation
  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Management
  • Business planning and analysis
  • Investment planning and portfolio management
  • Corporate finance
  • Financial reporting
  • Treasury management
  • Financial modelling and analysis
  • Tax planning/management
  • Knowledge of relevant Accounting software

Generic Competencies:

  • Strategic Awareness
  • Business & Industry Knowledge
  • Customer Orientation
  • Communication
  • Business Acumen
  • Leadership and People Management
  • Operational Efficiency
  • Professionalism
  • Teamwork
  • Relationship Management
  • Health and Safety
  • Negotiation.

Application Deadline

13th July 2020.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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