Chief Finance Officer (CFO) at the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria


Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria

(Established by Act No. 19 of 1991)

Plot 6, Elephant Cement Way, Alausa, P.O.Box 15702, Ikeja, Lagos.

Tel: (01) 2914596, 4540637

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Position: Chief Finance Officer (CFO)

Dept: Finance & Accounts

Report To: Registrar/CEO

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Responsible for providing financial advice and support to Council and the Secretariat.
  • Monitoring and interpreting financial statements and producing forecasts.
  • Participating in formulating strategic and long-term business plans.
  • Developing financial management mechanisms that minimize financial risk.
  • Conducting reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities.
  • Developing external relationships with appropriate contacts e.g. Auditors, Bankers and Statutory Organizations such as the Tax Authorities.
  • Producing accurate financial reports in a timely manner.
  • Managing budgets
  • Keeping abreast of changes in financial regulations and legislations.
  • Responsible for the custody of the Institute’s financial documents including cheque books.
  • Preparation of interim/monthly/quarterly/annual management and statutory financial statements.
  • Fixed Assets Administration.
  • Tax Management.
  • Pensions Management.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Registrar/CEO or the Council.


  • Must have a degree in Accountancy, Economics or Business Management.
  • Must be a member of a Professional Accounting Body recognized by an Act of the National Assembly. Must have at least 10 years relevant working experience with the last 3 years being in a Management position.
  • Should be between 35-45 years of age.
  • Should be conversant with sage line 50 and excel accounting software.


  • Commercial and business skills.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • High numeracy and sound technical skills.
  • Good negotiation skills.
  • Capacity to make quick but rational decisions
  • Potential to lead and motivate others.

Application Procedure

Soft copies of applications should be sent to: Application for the vacancy should be submitted no later than October 25th 2016.