Pivotage Consulting

Group Head Finance, Strategy and Investments

August 3, 2022
Pivotage Consulting
Full Time
Posted 2 years ago

Pivotage Consulting has been retained to conduct a search for a top-level management position in a reputable client organization. This brief provides limited information about the role to interested persons.

Our Client

A reputable investment company with a specialization in creating impact within various sectors through its subsidiaries, towards unlocking value across emerging and frontier markets while offering strategic investment solutions to its stakeholders is seeking to appoint a  Group Head Finance, Strategy & Investments.


The Role
Reporting to the Group CEO, you will be responsible for providing strategic and operational leadership for the Group’s financial accounting & reporting; budget management & performance reporting; treasury management and principal investments.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Define, develop and drive high-quality business strategies and plans while ensuring their alignment with the Group’s short – long term objectives.
  •  Analyze and make a recommendation on the impact of long-range growth initiatives, planning, and introduction of new strategies and regulatory actions to the Board of Directors.
  • Evaluate and Supervise the company’s financial, operational, sales and marketing structures to plan for continual improvements and a continual increase in operating efficiencies.
  •  Evaluate and recommend business portfolio frameworks, strategies, financial concepts, practices, programs, processes; and measures to be applied across the business.
  • Establish KPIs that the business will measure performances against and determine the effectiveness of the implemented strategies.
  • Supervise the planning and budgeting process continually by educating departments and key members of corporate leadership.
  •  Assume ownership of and communicate the strategic direction of the Group’s Finance function to the subsidiaries, ensuring an accurate understanding of roles, responsibilities, and accountabilities in collaboration with the CFO.
  •  Supervise the finance team to develop a solid cash flow projection and reporting mechanism, which includes setting a minimum cash threshold to meet operating needs.
  • Drive the formulation and implementation of the Group’s Finance function’s operational strategy, policies, procedures, and frameworks in line with the overall Group Strategy.
  •  Provide strategic input and leadership on decision-making issues affecting the organization; specifically relating to the evaluation of proprietary investments.
  •  Supervise the Principal Investment Unit to drive the Group’s Investment activities and ensure sectoral allocation are in line with the corporate objectives of the Group.
  •  Review the Group’s Capital structure and recommend optimal strategies to manage the Group’s borrowing capacity to finance future growth.
  •  Review the Group’s Capital structure and recommend optimal strategies to manage the Group’s borrowing capacity to finance future growth.
  •  Act as custodian and recommend changes where applicable to the Group Investment Policy document


Ideal Candidate Profile
• 18+ years of experience in the industry.

  • BSc in Business or related field.
  • MBA from a recognized institution will be of added advantage
  • Problem-solving and analytical skills, with the ability to help teams understand performance data, identify opportunities, and scale the business overall
  • Experience working with C-level executives and track record of influencing behaviors at a variety of levels in the organization including cross-functional leaders.


For the Right Candidate
This position, which is to be filled immediately, offers excellent career opportunities and a highly competitive remuneration to the right candidate.



To Express an Interest

If you think this opportunity could be right for you, please contact the undersigned for a private discussion.

Mr. Ayodele Ayodele Jnr.                                                                   Ms. Oyindamola Olajide
+234 901 122 1364                                                                              +234 9012953626
Email: ayodele.junior@pivotageconsulting.com                          Email:oyindamola@pivotageconsulting.com


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