Chief Finance Officer at Cedarcrest Hospitals

Job FieldFinance / Accounting / Audit
Job TypeFull-Time
EducationBA/BSc/HND MBA/MSc/MA
LocationAbuja FCT
Experience5 years

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.


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