Chief Financial Officer Job in Nigeria

 Wetland Microfinance Bank Limited is a State microfinance bank licensed by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), with its head office in Effurun and twelve (12) branches across Delta State. It came into its inception in 2000 as Erikpo Community Bank and subsequent upgrade to a State microfinance bank by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in 2005, Wetland Microfinance Bank Limited.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Chief Financial Officer

Location: Warri, Delta



Employment Type: Full Time

Job Description
Financial Planning and Strategy:

  • Develop and implement comprehensive financial plans aligned with organizational goals.
  • Provide strategic financial guidance to the executive team and board of directors.

Financial Reporting:

  • Prepare accurate and timely financial statements, reports, and forecasts.
  • Ensure compliance with accounting principles and regulatory standards.

Risk Management:

  • Identify, assess, and manage financial risks.
  • Implement effective risk mitigation strategies.

Budgeting and Forecasting:

  • Lead the annual budgeting and forecasting processes.
  • Monitor financial performance against budget and provide insights for improvement.

Cash Flow Management:

  • Optimize cash management strategies to maintain adequate liquidity.
  • Monitor and manage investment activities.

Financial Analysis:

  • Conduct in-depth financial analysis to support decision-making.
  • Evaluate the financial impact of proposed business initiatives.

Treasury Management:

  • Oversee treasury functions and banking relationships.
  • Optimize capital structure and financing arrangements.

Compliance and Auditing:

  • Ensure compliance with laws, regulations, and accounting standards.
  • Coordinate external audits and address audit findings.

Financial Systems and Technology:

  • Implement and maintain effective financial systems and technologies.

Leadership and Team Management:

  • Lead, mentor, and develop the finance team.
  • Foster a culture of financial discipline and accountability.

Strategic Financial Decision-Making:

  • Collaborate with executive leadership in making strategic business decisions.
  • Provide financial insights to support long-term planning.

Investor Relations:

  • Manage relationships with investors and analysts.
  • Provide accurate and timely financial information.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance / Accounting, or related field; MBA or CPA preferred.
  • Proven experience as a CFO or in a senior financial leadership role.
  • Strong knowledge of financial management, accounting principles, and risk management.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to make strategic financial decisions.
  • Experience(5 years) in Banking is a plus.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their resume and cover letter to: cchr@wetlandmicrofinancebank.com using the ''Job Title - [Your Name]" as the subject of the mail.