Chief Financial Officer at Alan & Grant

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Alan & Grant – Our client is a pan-African payment business and banking platform. We are the partner of choice for over 1m businesses of all sizes, providing them with the tools needed to manage and grow their business.

They are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Chief Financial Officer

Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full-time
Industry: Financial Services

Job Description

  • Ensure the finance function is resourced to support the growth of the business. It is critical that the candidate is capable of recruiting top quality staff.
  • Take ownership of all accounting, tax, internal controls, cost management, accounts payable, management reporting, and regulatory reporting areas
  • Establish effective internal controls.
  • Ensure adequate governance processes are in place to report accurate data to the regulators.
  • Prepare financial statements for external audits, regulatory reporting/inquiries, and management reporting.
  • Work with other business leaders to prepare annual budgets and forecasts
  • Adopt the group’s cost management system and localize it for specific requirements.
  • Lead the entity’s financial statements audit.
  • Work with product and business intelligence teams to maximize automation.
  • Manage the business’ banking infrastructure.


  • Qualified Accountant with 10+ years of experience in financial services, banking or payments industry.
  • Experience leading a finance function of >10 staff.
  • Self-starting problem solver, able to identify and solve problems without significant direction.
  • Significant experience/understanding of Nigeria Financial service regulatory environment (CBN, NDIC etc).
  • Track record of overseeing high level treasury operations.
  • Deep financial controlling experience.
  • In-depth knowledge of corporate financial law and risk management practices.
  • Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods.
  • Ability to collaborate with cross functional teams e.g. commercial, product, legal.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online