Posted 7 months ago

Alan & Grant – Our work is focused on creating innovative HR and Organizational Development Solutions aimed at Performance Improvement & Business Growth. We currently serve clients across various sectors of the Economy from locations in Jos, Port Harcourt and Lagos.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Chief Financial Officer

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full Time
Industry: Retail


Key Responsibilities
Head Finance for the business:

  • Overall responsibility of the Finance function (review financial statements, monthly MIS, Group reporting) and audits (internal, statutory).
  • Financial evaluation of projects and post implementation review of the projects
  • Monitoring and evaluating business processes; suggesting and implementing changes to bring in control, efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Involvement in operational functioning pertaining to procurement negotiations and cost savings.
  • Reviewing the work of the finance manager / second line if any and ensuring the procedures are adhered to.

Strategic Business Planning:

  • Maintaining repository of data and information to support business processes
  • Overseeing the implementation/maintenance of ERP system.
  • Risk management.

Planning & Budgeting:

  • Anchor the annual budgeting exercise and ensure that the business units have a sound rationale/ basis for the budgets
  • Ensure maintenance and reporting P & L for the unit on a monthly basis
  • Preparing Rolling Estimates for remaining year for all regions and reporting the same to HO.
  • Preparing brand contributions, day sales inventory calculation.
  • Monthly Management reporting with detailed analysis of sales & profit along with comparison with prior Rolling Estimate, Annual Operating Plan & Previous Year.

Accounting & Statutory Compliances:

  • Timely preparation of annual/monthly reports ensuring analysis of the performances on a monthly basis.
  • Ensuring compliance to all applicable statutory and legal requirements for the assigned geography.
  • Planning and managing internal/statutory/tax audits.
  • Periodic compilation of a comprehensive checklist for audit and risk management.
  • Contributing to better corporate governance by identifying internal control weaknesses and implementing better controls.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field.
  • MBA from Top Business School Preferred.
  • Must have a strong profile with experience from one of the biggest food distribution / ecommerce companies in Africa.
  • Knowledge of SAP/Microsoft Dynamics/ERP Accounting Systems will be desirable
  • Experience in an environment growing from $50MM in revenue to $200MM in revenue and experience in scaling business in Africa.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
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