Chief Financial Officer

Doreo Partners is seeking an experienced finance professional to assume the role of Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The CFO will develop and implement our finance strategy, lead our finance team and manage all internal and external activities relating to finance. In addition, the CFO will be responsible for raising new capital from the capital market, managing existing financial resources prudently, overseeing the audit of all organizational financial and sales activities, ensuring all financial and accounting systems are managed efficiently and effectively, supporting the CEO to develop and manage the organization’s budget, and managing the substantial financial and human resources his/her team members.

About the company: Doreo Partners is an impact investment firm with a proven track record of exclusively investing in profitable, high growth, early stage businesses that improve the livelihoods of Nigerian smallholder farmers. Doreo’s investment strategy is driven by the team’s passion to provide a private sector driven solution to Nigeria’s leading social challenge: spiraling youth unemployment.

ABOUT THE POSITION

  • Title: CFO
  • Report: CEO
  • Location: Lagos, Nigeria
  • Suggested start date: Immediately

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Implementing our finance strategy, lead our finance team and manage internal external activities relating to finance
  • Raising new capital from the capital markets, structuring bonds and equity partnerships
  • Managing organizational planning and budget development, with the CEO.
  • Treasury management
  • Cash flow and cost management
  • Providing management and leadership on a day-to-day basis for the Audit, Accounting, Budget Implementation, Financial Control, and Investor Relations & Fundraising Units.
  • Defining, measuring, and improving targets and goals for organizational units and senior team members.
  • Providing comprehensive, accurate and timely quarterly and management reports on the status of company finances and activities.
  • Developing the financial infrastructure to support organizational growth and development.
  • Managing numerous existing investor relationships and partnerships while cultivating necessary new ones.

QUALIFICATION

  • A Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or a related field (Master’s degree in finance and/or MBA preferred)
  • At least 6 years of senior financial management role in an agriculture-related business or NGO (agribusiness fundraising experience highly preferred).
  • Excellent communication skills: Fluent oral and written English.
  • Experience managing the financial and fundraising activities of a social entrepreneurship.
  • Experience raising and obtaining bonds, debt, equity, or grants for a social entrepreneurship or financial services/financial inclusion.
  • Experience in risk management, financial control, and/or audit for a social entrepreneurship, Micro-finance Institution or Bank, or agricultural NGO.
  • Experience building and managing a multi-disciplinary and diverse workforce
  • Experience using a range of financial and accounting software and tools
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced, results-oriented environment.
  • Ability to interact and build relationships with people of diverse backgrounds

Compensation and benefits are negotiable, based on the candidate’s prior experience.
Send CV and Cover letter to: careers@doreopartners.com. Subject line: CFO

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