Our Client in the educational sector, located in Ogun state is in need of a Chief Finance Officer with 10yrs prior experience within a school or service industry.

Lead the preparation and reporting of annual budget and periodic forecast.
Provide the
Board of Governors, sub-committees, and all budget holders with periodic updates of their accounts.
Review outcomes and provide guidance on matters relating to budgets, forecasts and other financial plans.
Deploy the appropriate systems (ERP, BI, NT etc.) to support the school’s operations.
Evaluate information and consult with the Senior Leadership Team and Governors to prepare a realistic and balanced annual budget.
Maintain a strategic financial plan that will indicate the trends and requirements of the school development plan and will forecast future year budgets.
Lead all aspects of income generation and cash management.
Maintain and oversee all bank accounts, completing monthly bank reconciliations and cash
flow outcome and presenting treasury report to the leadership team and Board of Governors.
Advise Leadership Team on investment and financial policy, preparing appraisals for future
projects and for the development of a long-term financial strategy for the future
development of the college.
Accurate and timely completion of tax Returns for ALL taxes
Full cooperation with the internal and external audit processes.
Prepare and present all balance sheet reconciliations monthly.
Submission of accurate records and returns for staff Payroll and Pensions.
Management of the recruitment, induction, training, and performance of the Finance team.
Proactively provide advise/support to the SLT/BoG on revenue generation and capacity
utilization initiatives.

Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related fields with ACA or ACCA or equivalent, MBA is desirable.
Minimum ten years financial and accounting experience.
Minimum of five years Supervisory and leadership experience.
Prior Experience in a similar role within a school or service industry.
Knowledge of safeguarding and child protection.
Implementation involvement with ERP business systems.
A very high level of proficiency with ERP and financial software programmes.
Cost management.
Business Process Reengineering.
Evidence of creation of accessible financial management reports.
People leadership and management.
Evidence of continuing professional development.
Budget variance analysis.
Risk management.

The Chief Finance Officer will report to the Principal.

Candidates who fits the above requirement should please forward Cv to

PS: Only qualified candidates would be contacted.

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