Lefort Consulting Limited is a technology driven professional service provider, in the areas of Accounting, Business Solution Consulting, Human Resource Management, and Audit and Tax Advisory Services.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Chief Financial Officer

Job type: Remote

Job Summary

  • This role is responsible for the performance of effective risk management and planning of Organization’s financial strategy.
  • Development of a robust financial strategy and metrics that track the attainment of the overall corporate goals.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Accurate Reporting.
  • Review of monthly management reports for accuracy, completion, and proper classification.
  • Financial Analysis: Monthly financial analysis with financial ratios and scenario analysis.
  • Budgeting and Forecasting: Annual Budget and Budgetary Control, Monthly Budget and Budgetary Control.
  • Net Cashflow Maximization: Continuous recommendation on the best ways to utilize net cashflows.
  • Liaison with third parties on behalf of client.
  • Funding Opportunities.
  • Advice on best funding opportunities available for client at every point.
  • Application for funding opportunities.
  • Representation: Virtual representation as CFO, Physical representation as CFO.
  • Internal Control: Periodic review of Internal controls and recommendations.
  • Digital Innovation: Recommending digital innovations that can improve business processes and performance, Spearheading the deployment of digital innovation.
  • Minimizing tax liabilities: Tax Planning at the beginning of the period, Tax planning at filing stage.


  • Minimum of a First Degree B.Sc / B.A in Accounting, Finance or relevant field.
  • Relevant professional certifications e.g. Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Association of Certified and Chartered Accountants (ACCA) or its equivalent is required.
  • Previous experience in financing and debt structure.
  • Proven track record of raising capital.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting and internal control principles, operational risk evaluation and governance frameworks in financial institutions.
  • Good knowledge of IFRS accounting principles.
  • Excellent knowledge of corporate financial law.
  • Hands-on experience with risk management.
  • Hands-on experience with financial management software.
  • Excellent time-management and organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Problem solver and critical thinker mindset.


  • At least Ten (10) years experience in the finance industry.

Skills/Technical Competencies:

  • Finance Acumen
  • Cost Optimization
  • Budgeting and financial forecasting
  • Financial Analysis and Interpretation
  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Management
  • Business planning and analysis
  • Investment planning and portfolio management
  • Corporate finance
  • Financial reporting
  • Financial modelling and analysis
  • Tax planning/management
  • Knowledge of relevant Accounting software

Application Closing Date
30th July, 2020.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates send their CV and Cover Letter to: [email protected] using the “Job Title” as the subject of the mail.