Chief Financial Officer in a Leading FMCG Company
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Chief Financial Officer in a Leading FMCG Company

Adexen is mandated by a leading FMCG Company, to recruit an expatriate in the capacity below:


Job Title: Chief Financial Officer – Expatriate
Job Reference: 1338
Location: Lagos
Industry: FMCG
Function: Financial
Job Description

  • The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) will prepare, develop and analyse key financial information to ensure that an organisation’s management makes well-informed decisions to ensure future stability, growth and profitability.
  • The role combines accounting skills with business management skills.
  • He will establish financial policies and management information systems and maintain accurate and complete financial records.


  • Preparing periodic financial statements, including profit and loss accounts, budgets, cash flows, variance analysis and commentaries
  • Providing a support service by working with all departments and the management team to help make financial decisions
  • Review the financial data and information, update it, to identify inconsistencies and take remedial actions and to provide assistance to direct the operation of financial activities
  • Analysing financial performance and so contributing to medium and long term business planning / forecasts
  • Negotiating on major projects, loans and grants
  • Offering professional judgement on financial matters and advising on ways of improving business performance
  • Interpreting and communicating financial data to non-financial managers
  • Liaising with other function managers to put the finances and accounts in context
  • Monitoring and evaluating financial information systems and suggesting improvements where needed
  • Implementing corporate governance procedures, risk management and internal controls



  • Candidate should be a Certified Management Accountant
  • 10+ years of progressively financial responsibility
  • At least 5 years of experience as CFO / Finance Director in a multinational FMCG or specialty chemical company
  • Effective leadership and communication skills
  • Previous work experience in Nigeria will be a plus
  • Excellent written and oral English
  • Complete mastery on accounting theories and principles
  • Candidate must be comfortable with handling complex computations and huge numerical data
  • Ability to manage and prioritize work according to requirements
  • Excellent planning, analytical and time management skills
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