Chief Finance Officer at Workforce Management Centre (WFMC)

Workforce Management Centre (WFMC) - Our client, a reputable Real Estate Company, is currently recruiting candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Chief Finance Officer


Description

  • H/She will be responsible for all accounting functions of the company including budgeting, forecasting, day-to-day accounting tasks, bookkeeping, and accounting policies. Additional responsibilities include tax planning, project financing, and assistance with tax filing.

Responsibilities

  • Timely and accurately prepare financial statements for all subsidiary companies as well as consolidated statements.
  • Timely and accurately prepare monthly financial management reports, P & L forecasts, and corporate cashflow projections together with an analysis of monthly and YTD variances to the business plan and explain budget to actual variances.
  • Provide support and work with external accountants to facilitate annual audits for the company and its affiliates, as applicable.
  • Manage the companies’ cash flow, cash management, and transfer activities. Develop hedging strategies when appropriate.
  • Manage to completion the annual business planning process, working with all department managers.
  • Document all accounting and finance policies and procedures and ensure compliance through such accounting policies and procedures, checks and audits. Make recommendations to management on changes and improvements to systems.
  • Provide financial analysis and planning, budget control, and profit and loss reporting.
  • Prepare and present a standard financing package to be utilized for all financing and refinancing.
  • Source, evaluate, and direct debt and equity transactions.
  • Relationship management with all financial partners.
  • Direct, manage and coordinate, as applicable, all accounting functions (G/L, A/P, A/R, P/R, taxes, fixed assets, budgeting) including all aspects of the monthly, quarterly and annual closes.
  • Ensure that the company is complying with tax and regulatory reporting requirements including state and local tax reporting while optimizing tax planning.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance with 10 or more years of progressive responsibility in finance roles with at least 3 years of experience working as a CFO for real estate development firm(s) preferred.
  • Experience in budgetary controls in a real estate development.
  • Familiarity with multiple accounting software systems.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills.
  • Well-versed in GAAP and pertinent tax principles.
  • Demonstrated abilities to implement a treasury management solution.
  • Train and energize a cohesive accounting and finance staff.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a fast-moving, demanding and dynamic environment.
  • Creative and forward thinker with a strong intellect, and the ability to make decisions in a timely and effective manner.
  • Persuasive and confident communication skills, attention to detail, self-direction/ability to exercise independent, sound judgment and decision making
  • Personal/professional integrity and proven discretion in handling confidential information
  • Ability to work effectively within a rapidly changing, highly decentralized organization by influencing others without direct authority for them.

Location: Lagos

Closing Date
3rd February, 2017.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CVs to: jobs@wfmcentre.com

Note: Kindly indicate “GM, Finance” as subject of the mail

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