Chief Financial Officer Recruitment at HealthPlus Limited

HealthPlus Limited, Nigeria’s first integrative pharmacy, is the fastest-growing pharmacy chain in West Africa. We are committed to our mission of helping people achieve optimum health and vitality, while delivering superior value to stakeholders.  Our vision is to be Africa’s #1 for pharmacy, wellness and beauty. Recently, we secured significant foreign investment from our partners to scale up our network of retail outlets and our online business. This strategy will give us unparalleled reach across the country and beyond

Position Title: Chief Financial Officer

Reference #: HP/FIN/CFO
Location: 
Lagos
Contract Type: Permanent

Job Description

  • We are currently seeking a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to join our growing team.
  • The chosen candidate will be responsible for taking on a leadership role in financial decision-making that affects our company, and will provide strategic financial input to senior management. While keenly overseeing the overall accounting process, the successful CFO will play a key role in developing and implementing financial procedures to improve and maintain the financial health of our firm.
  • We are looking for an experienced Chief Financial Officer or CFO to perform effective risk management and plan the organization’s financial strategy. It is a very important and complex role since an organization can only survive if it actively investigates and safeguards its finances.
  • The CFO must be well-versed in all aspects of financial management ranging from simple accounting to broad
  • investment and banking operations. The goal is to protect the company’s revenues and profits to achieve full financial control and sustainable growth.

Job Functions

  • Accounting, Administration, Board of Directors, Finance, Management, Retail
  • Industries: Accounting, Accounting & Auditing, Consulting Services, Distribution, Warehousing & Freight, Ecommerce, Financial Services, Fmcg (Fast Moving Consumer Goods Sector), Food & Beverages, Freight / Shipping / Transport / Import / Export, Hospitality, Hotel / Catering / Hospitality / Leisure, Management Consulting, Pharmaceutical / Medical / Healthcare / Hygiene, Procurement & Purchasing.

Specification    
Key Elements of the Role:

  • Execute the financial strategy of the company
  • Manage financial controls and accounting procedures
  • Ensure full transparency over the financial performance of the company
  • Provide advice on how to increase revenue and reduce costs
  • Effectively and clearly communicate potential risks in a timely manner
  • Propose action plans to ensure that annual financial objectives are attained
  • Support the CEO with the preparation of monthly and annual financial plans
  • Maintain speed and accuracy of billings and client payments
  • Driving the company’s financial planning
  • Performing risk management by analyzing the organization’s liabilities and investments
  • Deciding on investment strategies by considering cash and liquidity risks
  • Perform risk management by analyzing the organization’s liabilities and investments
  • Decide on investment strategies by considering cash and liquidity risks
  • Ensure cash flow is appropriate for the organization’s operations
  • Supervise all finance personnel (controllers, treasurers etc.)
  • Manage vendor relationships
  • Prepare reliable current and forecasting reports
  • Ensure compliance with the law and company’s policies
  • Manage team of finance managers, financial analysts and officers

Requirements  
Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field (MBA preferred)
  • Professional accounting designation (CA, CMA or CPA)
  • Proven experience as CFO is an added advantage
  • 15+ years’ experience in a senior financial managerial position
  • Advanced computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office and Microsoft Dynamics SL financial reporting software
  • Results-oriented, strategic thinker and planner
  • Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail
  • Very strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including board of directors, senior management team and external partners
  • Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability
  • In depth knowledge of corporate financial law and risk management practices
  • Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office and financial management software (e.g. SAGE/SAP)
  • Ability to strategize and solve problems
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Emotional maturity
  • Highly resourceful team-player, with the ability to also be extremely effective independently
  • Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands, and demonstrate the highest level of customer/client service and response
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment

Application Deadline: 29th November, 2018.

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