Country

  • Nigeria
  • City

  • Port Harcourt
  • Industry

  • Oil & Gas
  • Job Type

  • Office
  • Posting date

  • February 1, 2024

Contact

Helen Nnebuife Ukandu

  • Contract
  • Nigeria
  • Competitive NGN / Year

Website WTS Energy

Chief Finance Officer

February 1, 2024

Job Description

CHIEF FINANCE OFFICER

Job Roles/Responsibilities:

  1. Financial Strategy and Planning:
    • Develop and implement financial strategies aligned with the company’s overall objectives.
    • Provide financial guidance to senior management, contributing to the development of the business strategy.
  2. Budgeting and Forecasting:
    • Lead the annual budgeting process, ensuring accuracy and alignment with strategic goals.
    • Conduct regular financial forecasting to identify potential risks and opportunities.
  3. Financial Reporting:
    • Oversee the preparation of accurate and timely financial reports, including profit and loss statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements.
    • Ensure compliance with relevant accounting standards and regulatory requirements.
  4. Risk Management:
    • Identify and assess financial risks, proposing mitigation strategies to safeguard company assets.
    • Implement effective internal controls to minimize financial and operational risks.
  5. Capital Management:
    • Optimize the company’s capital structure to support growth and minimize cost of capital.
    • Evaluate and recommend financing options for major projects and investments.
  6. Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A):
    • Assess potential M&A opportunities, conducting financial due diligence and providing recommendations to the executive team.
    • Lead financial negotiations and integration processes for successful acquisitions.
  7. Cost Management:
    • Implement cost control measures and efficiency improvements across various project phases.
    • Collaborate with operational teams to optimize project budgets and improve cost-effectiveness.
  8. Financial Compliance:
    • Ensure compliance with local and international financial regulations, tax laws, and industry standards.
    • Coordinate with external auditors to facilitate annual audits.

Qualifications/Experience:

  1. Education:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field. A Master’s degree (MBA, MSc) is highly desirable.
  2. Professional Certification:
    • ACCA (Certified Chartered Accountant), CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) or its equivalent professional certification is required.

 

  1. Experience:
    • Minimum of 15 years of progressive financial leadership experience, with at least 5 years in a CFO or similar executive role.
    • Experience in the maintenance, installation, construction, and crude refining industries is highly preferred.
  2. Industry Knowledge:
    • In-depth understanding of the unique financial challenges and dynamics within the maintenance, installation, construction, and crude refining sectors.
    • Experience with international financial reporting standards (IFRS)
  3. Leadership and Communication:
    • Proven leadership skills with the ability to effectively communicate financial insights to non-financial stakeholders.
    • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to lead and motivate a finance team.
  4. Analytical Skills:
    • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a track record of developing innovative financial solutions.
  5. Adaptability:
    • Ability to thrive in a dynamic and challenging environment, adapting to changing business needs and priorities.
  6. Software Proficiency:
    • Proficiency    in    financial    modeling    and    analysis    software (e.g., Excel, VBA, Power BI)

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