Chief Financial Officer Job – Alfred & Victoria Associates is one of Nigeria’s leading ICT solution based company. Our company offers a wide range of services which are in high demand of today’s emerging market. AVA has three major arms which have been streamlined to meet our customer’s needs.
Chief Financial Officer Job
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Chief Financial Officer Job
Job Summary & Purpose
The CFO has primary responsibility for the planning, staffing, implementation, and management of all the financial activities of the company.
This includes the business planning, budgeting, accounting, treasury, and financing areas of our businesses.
As a start-up, this role requires an ability to clearly establish priorities, be an effective member of the leadership team, and have a solution-oriented, hands-on approach towards any given task.
Providing direction and management of the finance and accounting functions for the UK holding company, along with our Nigeria and other West African subsidiaries (through own staff and/or contracted services).
Refining and controlling the financial planning, budgeting, performance reporting, and accounting activities of the company.
Providing strategic and operational guidance and recommendations to the CEO and members of the leadership team.
Facilitating relationships with the company’s banks, investors, and business partners to achieve Company’s general objectives while ensuring compliance to all relevant legal and KYC regulations.
Overseeing all formal Finance, Accounting, HR, and IT related policies and procedures.
Efficiently managing the treasury function of the company, including working capital, liquidity, collections and payments, and foreign exchange.
Assisting in raising and deploying a Series A capital raise, including oversight of data room and investor relations initiatives.
Qualifications, Skills & Competencies
Bachelor’s or Higher Educational Degree in Accounting or Finance.
7 to 10+ years of relevant work experience, including several years direct responsibility for the accounting function of a company.
Familiarity with structuring capital raising agreements with international investors.
Chartered Accountant or CPA qualification.
International experience working in virtual teams and variety of jurisdictions.
Good standing with relevant professional and regulatory organizations.
English proficiency, with fluency in additional languages (esp. French) an advantage.
Ability to reside and work in Lagos, Nigeria (with interest in possibile relocation to UK at a later date.
Prior experience in working with start-ups or new business initiatives in a larger organization, esp. involving mobile apps, identity verification, or digital payments.
Familiarity with multi-currency, cloud–based accounting software.
Familiarity with relevant regulatory compliance requirements for financial transactions and mobile/digital services
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.
Note: Any application received after this will be automatically rejected