Chief Financial Officer at Caracal Oil and Gas Services Limited

Job Title: Chief Financial Officer

Location: Lekki, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description / Responsibilities

  • Ensure proper and timely financial and tax accounting (both for profit and not for profit).
  • Oversee annual audits on time and with minimal or no adjustments.
  • Develop and maintain systems of internal controls to safeguard assets.
  • Direct the overall financial plans and accounting practice. Manage the financial performance by developing forecasts and monitoring ongoing performance against plan. Fiduciary responsibility for the financial health of the organization.
  • Provide strong, forward-looking analytical leadership.
  • Lead the Accounting and Finance teams to ensure that both excellence in day-to-day service delivery and future needs.
  • Bring creativity and passion to the organization and its services and possess a broad institutional perspective while embracing change and innovation
  • Demonstrate proven ability in developing models and conducting analyses that identify critical trends, support strategic decision making and create forward visibility
  • Drive change within the organization through robust financial analysis and strong business partnership.
  • Develop the forecast, budget, and long range plan, ensuring alignment of proper resource allocation.
  • Oversee the monthly variance analysis of actual operating, capital and project spending vs. plan, forecast and prior year; including responsibility for driving cost control
  • Identify staffing and training needs, evaluate employee performance, and coach Accounting and Finance staff.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Managing the processes for financial forecasting and budgets, and overseeing the preparation of all financial reporting.
  • Advising on long-term business and financial planning.


  • B.Sc or HND in Accounting, or a related course
  • Chartered accountant – ICAN/ACCA
  • Accounting software competence
  • 5 – 10 years Proven experience as CFO, finance manageror relevant role
  • M.Sc / MBA Finance or relevant field
  • In-depth knowledge of corporate financial law and risk management practices
  • Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office and financial management software
  • Ability to strategize and solve problems
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication and people skills.
  • An analytical mind, comfortable with numbers.
  • CPA is a strong advantage.
  • Understanding of IFRS and related regulatory frameworks
  • Advanced Excel skills.

Application Closing Date
30th December, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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