This role is to be based in Lagos, Nigeria and is specifically looking for someone to work with our Client’s Korean customers.
We are threfore looking for a person who has previous experience of working with a Korean Company, either directly or as a client and ideally able to speak Korean.
Our Client provides a Logistic base for deepwater, Offshore Oil & Gas Operations and are located in Lagos, Nigeria.
Candidate will live and work in Nigeria in family accommodation provided by the Company.
The chief financial officer position is accountable for the administrative, financial, and risk management operations of the company, to include the development of a financial and operational strategy, metrics tied to that strategy, and the on-going development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve company assets and report accurate financial results.
Principal accountabilities are:
Manage the capital request and budgeting processes
Assist in formulating the company’s future direction and supporting tactical initiatives
Monitor and direct the implementation of strategic business plans
Develop financial and tax strategies
Develop performance measures that support the company’s strategic direction
Participate in key decisions as a member of the executive management team
Maintain in-depth relations with all members of the management team
Manage the accounting, investor relations, legal, tax, and treasury departments
Oversee the financial operations of subsidiary companies and foreign operations
Manage any third parties to which functions have been outsourced
Oversee the company’s transaction processing systems
Implement operational best practices
Oversee employee benefit plans, with particular emphasis on maximizing a cost-effective benefits package
Supervise acquisition due diligence and negotiate acquisitions
Oversee the issuance of financial information
Personally review and approve all Form 8-K, 10-K, and 10-Q filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission
Report financial results to the board of directors
Understand and mitigate key elements of the company’s risk profile
Monitor all open legal issues involving the company, and legal issues affecting the industry
Construct and monitor reliable control systems
Maintain appropriate insurance coverage
Ensure that the company complies with all legal and regulatory requirements
Ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors and government agencies
Report risk issues to the audit committee of the board of directors
Maintain relations with external auditors and investigate their findings and recommendations
Monitor cash balances and cash forecasts
Arrange for debt and equity financing
Invest pension funds
Desired Skills & Experience
The candidate for Chief Financial Officer should have a master’s degree in accounting or business administration, or equivalent business experience and 10+ years of progressively responsible experience for a major company or division of a large corporation.
Should have experience in partnering with an executive team, and have a high level of written and oral communication skills.
Preference will be given to candidates with an MBA in Finance and the Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designations.
Must speak Korean
Ideally have experience in the Offshore Oil and Gas Fabrication industry
Ideally have worked with organisations such as Samsung Heavy Industries, Hyundai Heavy Industries, Daewoo, STX etc…