FJA; Nigeria; 10 Nov 2009

Western Africa - Sapele

Manufacturing, Construction, Property

About our client

Our client is a leading industrial group with more than 90 subsidiaries across 42 countries.
Established in Nigeria in the 1960s, the group is looking to recruit a Finance Director for its operations in Sapele.

Job description

As part of the Executive management team, you will be responsible for the integrity of the accounting, finance, information systems and tax functions. Reporting directly to the Managing Director with a dotted line to the Group Finance Controller based in Europe, you will lead a team of 15 people. Your key responsibilities will include:

- Managing the finance department, ensuring effective and efficient management of resources,
- Providing leadership and responsibility for the financial reporting, ensuring integrity of all financial information, particularly budgeting and cash flow management,
- Preparing monthly, quarterly and annual consolidated financial statements, budgets, forecasts and other KPI performance reports for the business,
- Managing external relationships with banks, tax and regulatory authorities, clients and suppliers,
- Ensuring that the organisation is and remains compliant with all legislative financial requirements, regulatory accounting standards and financial best practice.

Qualifications : The successful candidate will be qualified accountants (ICAN) with a minimum of 10 years experience in the industrial sector in Nigeria. He will have a demonstrable track record in business and finance management, ideally at Director Level and with an international dimension. The role requires a Finance Director who has a strong strategic vision coupled with concise technical knowledge and an ability to communicate and negotiate at the highest level with external stake holders and Board members.
He will show drive, flexibility, excellent leadership qualities and entrepreneurial spirit.
Fluency in English is essential for this role. Strong command of Urhobo will be a plus.

What's on offer

A very attractive salary package + company car + driver will be offered to the right candidate.

Michael Page Contact

Your application will be sent to Franck Johnson

Reference : QFJO558089

Contact Details
Contact Person : Franck Johnson
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Reference : FJA-FJA-QFJO558089