Chief Finance Officer at Cedarcrest Hospitals

    Abuja FCT
    Posted 7 months ago

    Job Code: #F00002

    Detailed Job Description

    • Provides leadership, direction, and management of the finance team
    • Interprets corporate strategies into financial strategies and plans
    • Provides strategic recommendations to the CEO and members of the executive management team
    • Manages the processes for financial forecasts, budgets, and monitors cashflow
    • Oversees the preparation of all financial reporting
    • Advising on long-term business and financial plans
    • Reviews all formal finance related procedures and accounting controls
    • Reviews and approves payroll, all payments, and disbursements


    • Assist the CEO / Medical Director to create, coordinate, and evaluate the financial plans and supporting information systems of the company, including budgeting, tax planning, and conservation of assets.
    • Develop financial strategies towards meeting the company’s goals
    • Coordinate Monthly Performance Review (MPR) and Quarterly Business Review (QBR)
    • Develop and monitor Key performance indicators for the Hospital
    • Coordinate changes and improvements in automated financial and management information systems for the Hospital
    • Develop funding strategies for the company’s projects
    • Oversee processing of revenue, expenditure, and position control documents, department budgets, staff salary updates, ledger, and account maintenance and data entry
    • Coordinate the preparation of monthly financial statements, financial reports, special analyses, and information reports.
    • Develop and implement finance, accounting, billing, and auditing procedures.
    • Develop financial and budget policies and procedures.
    • Maintain appropriate financial control policies and measures.
    • Provide consultative support to planning initiatives through financial and management information analyses, reports, and recommendations.
    • Ensures record systems are maintained following generally accepted auditing and accounting standards.
    • Assist the CEO / Medical Director to develop and direct the implementation of strategic business and operational plans, projects, programs, and systems.
    • Analyze cash flow, cost controls, and expenses to guide management.
    • Analyze monthly financial statements to identify potential weak areas.
    • Assist the CEO / Medical Director to establish and implement short- and long-range departmental goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures
    • Provide leadership in the development for the continuous evaluation of short and long-term strategic financial objectives.
    • Direct and oversee all aspects of the Finance & Accounting functions of the Hospital
    • Mitigate key elements of the company’s financial risk profile
    • Ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors and government agencies
    • Report risk issues to the Board
    • Maintain a good and productive relationship with external auditors and investigate their findings and recommendations


    • B.Sc. degree with a second-class upper grade in Accounting or any Finance-related course
    • MSc in any Finance-related course
    • Member of a recognized professional body (ICAN, ACCA, CFA)

    Work Experience:

    • At least five years’ experience in the finance manager role of a corporate organization, preferably the healthcare industry.
    • At least three years’ experience in preparing management accounts and financial management positions.
    • At least two years’ experience in overseeing the day to day financial administration in a small to medium-sized organization.
    • At least two years’ experience in a well-organized audit firm.

    Skill Requirements:

    • Excellent leadership and management skill
    • Excellent Microsoft office skill
    • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
    • Results-oriented, strategic thinker and planner
    • Experience in the use of various financial reporting software

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to:¬†[email protected]¬†using the “Position Title” as the subject of the email application.

    Job Features


    5 years

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