• Lagos, Lagos State

  • Permanent

  • Full-time

Adexen was mandated by a leading logistics company to recruit an experienced Chief Financial Officer for its activities. This role is based in Lagos, Nigeria


  • Oversee the Finance department activities
  • Provide strategic financial leadership and ensure accuracy of business planning, financial analysis and forecasting, accounting and budgeting, cost and revenue management, fixed asset accounting, tax and risk management
  • Ensure accurate preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual management reports, financial forecasts, and ratio analysis
  • Oversee the preparation of financial reports, ensuring compliance with Accounting Policies and International Financial Standards
  • Responsible for implementation of operational strategy, work plans, programs, controls, policies and procedures
  • Ensure the design of a robust business-decision-making framework, driving through process improvements and change initiatives that enable the budgeting, forecasting and reporting to be carried out in a consistent and effective manner
  • Proactively identify risks and define and implement strategies to prevent revenue leakage
  • Ensure compliance with the company’s policies, procedures and local statutory regulations.
  • Manage Statutory and Internal Auditors
  • Manage a large team of accounting, audit and financial professionals

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance
  • MBA is a plus
  • Minimum of 10 years relevant experience with at least 7 years in a senior managerial position (FM, CFO, FD) within an international group
  • Strong experience in investment management, bank financing, credit structuration and negotiation
  • Previous experience in Emerging markets/Africa is a plus
  • Communication, Leadership and Relationship skills
  • Management of a large multicutural team

We thank all applicants however only those selected will be contacted.


Logistics & Transport

Job Seniority


Job Category

Accounting and Finance

Employment Type

Full time


10 – 15 years


Auditing, Banking, Cost Reporting, Policy, Process Improvement, Forecasting, Financial Analysis, Accounting, Financial Reporting, Finance, Cash Flow


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