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Title Chief Financial Officer – Permanent
Categories External Vacancies
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CFO Job Description

Strategy, Planning, and Management

  • Acts as Chief Financial Officer and strategic business partner to the senior executive leadership team.
  • Assess and evaluate the financial performance of organization with regard to long-term operational goals, budgets, and forecasts.
  • Provide insight and recommendations to both the short-term and long-term growth plan of organization.
  • Identify, acquire and implement systems and software to provide critical financial and operational information. Evaluate departments and make suggestions for automating processes and increasing working efficiency.
  • Communicate, engage and interact with the Board of Directors, CEO, COO, and Executive Leadership Team.
  • Create and establish yearly financial objectives that align with the company’s plan for growth and expansion.
  • Select and engage consultants, auditors, and investors.
  • Recruit, interview, and hire finance, accounting, and payroll staff as required.
  • Serve as a key member of the executive leadership team and round table discussion panel.
  • Participate in pivotal decisions as they relate to strategic initiatives and operational models.
  • Interact with and bring the department into line with the Board of Directors’ plans, initiatives, and recommendations.
  • Implement policies, procedures, and processes as deemed appropriate by the senior leadership team.


Financial Analysis, Budgeting, and Forecasting

  • Prepare and present monthly financial budgeting reports including monthly profit and loss by division, forecast vs. budget by division, and weekly cash flow by division.
  • Review and analyze monthly financial results and provide recommendations.
  • Identify, develop and execute analysis of business initiatives, product launches and/or new service offerings.
  • Develop and maintain a monthly operating budget and annual company operating budget.
  • Manage financial planning and analysis department. Supervise creation of reports, software implementation and tools for budgeting and forecasting.
  • Accounting, General Ledger, Administration and Operations
  • Supervise the accounting department to ensure the proper functioning of all systems, databases and financial software. Provide regular maintenance and backup of all accounting systems and supervise company financial staff.
  • Review and ensure application of appropriate internal controls, compliance and financial procedures.
  • Ensure timeliness and accuracy of financial and management reporting data for company’s board of directors.
  • Oversee the preparation and communication of weekly, monthly and annual financial statements.
  • Oversee the preparation and timely filing of all local, state and federal tax returns.
  • Ensure compliance regarding all financial functions.
  • Work with Human Resources to ensure appropriate legal compliance.
  • Oversee the month-end close process, constantly reviewing procedures while eliminating inefficiencies.
  • Oversee preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements.
  • Review all month-end closing activities including general ledger accounts, balance sheet accounts and overhead cost allocation.
  • Enhance and implement financial and accounting systems, processes, tools and control systems
  • Hire, develop and manage accounting directors, managers and staff
  • Serve as a key point of contact for external auditors; Manage preparation and support of all external audits.
  • Coordinate and strategize methods used to attain team goals with Chief Accounting Officer, Finance Manager and Regional Controllers.


Financial Management

  • Manage cash flow planning process and ensure funds availability.
  • Oversee cash, investments and asset management area.
  • Explore new investment opportunities and provide recommendations on potential returns and risks.
  • Maintain outstanding banking relationships and strategic alliances with vendors and business partners.
  • Utilize forward-looking models and activity-based analyses to provide financial insight into the organization’s plans and operating budgets.


Financial Relations and Policies

  • Engage finance committee and/or board of directors to develop short term and long term plans, projections and budgets.
  • Represent company to banks, financial partners, institutions, investors, public auditors and officials.
  • Remain current on audit best practices as well as state, federal and local laws regarding company operations.


Finance and Accounting Team Management

  • Mentor and develop a team of 5 senior managers and/or directors, managing work allocation, systems training, performance evaluations, and the building of an effective and efficient team dynamic.
  • Guide larger, cross-divisional teams outside of direct span of control within the main company divisions.


Cash Management

  • Oversee weekly cash management, approve large payables, sign checks, authorize large wires and ACHs
  • Supervise Accounts Receivable management and provide guidance relating to the collection process



  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA Required
  • MBA from top business school preferred
  • Background in Accounting
  • 6 years minimum experience as a CFO in a large ($500 million+), publicly traded corporation.
  • 14+ years total accounting or finance experience
  • Outstanding knowledge and understanding of GAAP, FIRS, compliance and SEC reporting.
  • Background coordinating with I.T. staff to manage and/or upgrade accounting system. Systems implementation experience strongly preferred.
  • “Hands On” – SAP, experience preferred
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability, confidence and executive presence – ability to motivate staff.
  • Excellent analytical, reasoning and problem-solving skills
  • Significant experience working with external auditors, internal controls and compliance-related issues.
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Title Finance Manager – CypherCrescent
Categories External Vacancies
Job Information

About CypherCrescent Limited

Who We Are
CypherCrescent is the foremost research and development company with core expertise in mathematical modelling, petroleum engineering, software development and oil & gas asset management consulting.

We are committed to providing innovative and cost-effective business intelligence solutions for E&P companies to enhance efficiency across the hydrocarbon value chain.

We also provide top-notch and fit-for-purpose engineering solutions to our clients with distinctive capabilities that guarantee asset value maximisation through efficient well, reservoir & facility management (WRFM).

Our Client
We are committed to partnering and assisting our clients to gain a valuable understanding of their assets through the integration of acquired data and in-depth technical insights. This is achieved through the provision of a robust well, reservoir & facility management (WRFM) technology, which not only provides a collaborative platform but also improves operational excellence through optimal allocation of resources and elimination of non-productive time (NPT).

Resourced Role
Job Title Finance Manager
Unit/Department Finance
Level/Grade To be Determined
Reports To Finance Director
Key Relationships Business Development, Stakeholders Corporate Services, ITSS,
Duration Full time
Remuneration Attractive

Job Purpose
To create and manage effective and cost-efficient financial practices and procedures for the business through compliant and error-free financial activities and decision-making by collecting, processing, analysing, investigating, and reporting financial data in accordance with established policies and procedures.
▪ Oversee Finance operations and manage all Finance staff and activities to administer effective and cost-efficient financial practices and procedures for the business.
▪ Work closely with management as well as relevant stakeholders, including technical, business, and corporate services leadership to drive effective financial decision making and to support business planning and strategies, to ensure the financial objectives of the organisation are met.
▪ Prepare financial analytics (monthly/quarterly) and reporting, variance, and trend analysis to provide actionable insights.
▪ Work with relevant stakeholders to prepare, review and provide financial reports.
▪ Interpret financial information to the management team while recommending further plans to be carried out.
▪ Collaborate effectively with the technical, business, and corporate services leadership to develop a deep understanding of business levers and identify opportunities to drive value into the organisation.
▪ Manage cash flow and prepare (monthly/quarterly) budgets and forecast as well as monthly cost reports.
▪ Execute the core financial processes for the business (including annual operating plans, periodic business reviews).
▪ Identify, analyse and report financial/operational risks and opportunities to the business in a timely manner.
▪ Ensure accurate and up to date daily, weekly, and monthly records of all transactions.
▪ Perform assessments and evaluations for cost-saving opportunities.
▪ Always ensure confidentiality and security of information and data.
▪ Keep up with financial policies, regulation and legislation to ensure compliance with them in all practices.
▪ Execute any other tasks as may be directed by the Finance Director based on business needs.

Technical Requirements
• Qualified with a degree in Accounting or a relevant discipline and a certified Accountant (ACA or its equivalent)
• Proven accounting experience with at least 3 years in a management role or as a Finance Manager; Oil & Gas industry experience is preferred.
• Advanced finance analytics, modelling, forecasting, and reporting skills
• Highly proficient with Excel, PowerPoint and SAGE accounting software or other finance software.
• Attention to detail and a commitment to data integrity and confidentiality.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
• Knowledgeable in financial statistics and accounting principles.
• Extensive knowledge of all statutory legislation and regulations.

Personal Attributes
• Excellent people management and overall leadership skills.
• Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills; able to understand and represent core technical concepts in a simple and comprehensive manner.
• Flexible and willing to accept a change in priorities as demanded by business needs.
• Resourceful and proactive in gathering information and sharing ideas.
• Ability to balance a wide variety of projects in a fast-paced work environment.
Competences, Skills & Attributes
Key Competence areas
▪ Business Domain Knowledge
▪ Numeracy & Analytical Skills ▪ Resolute and Accountable ▪ Attention to Details. ▪ Leadership
▪ Business Acumen
▪ Reasoning & Representation
▪ Problem Solving Skills
▪ Proactive
▪ Technical Skills
▪ Quantitative Skills

Key Skills
▪ Able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. ▪ Strong interpersonal & supervisory ▪ Good communication – written & verbal.
▪ Planning & organizational
▪ Management of resources
▪ Comfortable interacting at all levels within the organization
▪ Good working knowledge of Microsoft office packages

Key attributes
▪ Persuasive and confident communicator
▪ Honesty and transparency
▪ Ability to effectively prioritize tasks.
▪ Integrity and professionalism
▪ Persistence and assertiveness combined with tact and diplomacy.
▪ Flexibility: the ability to deal with changing priorities and still deliver success in time ▪ Self-motivated to learn new concepts and participate in new projects.
▪ Ability to handle confidential information.
▪ Work well with people, very positive work attitude including willingness to work some longer hours during peak periods.

Qualified candidates should please forward a copy of their CVs to

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