Group Finance Director at Intelligra Solutions Limited – Recruitbros

Group Finance Director at Intelligra Solutions Limited

  • Full Time
  • Lagos

Website Intelligra Solutions Limited


INTELLIGRA is an open platform for smartphone financing. Intelligra is at the heart of the ecosystem that will bridge the availability gap for credit to Africans.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Group Finance Director

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Brief

  • Working under the direction of the Chief Executive Officer, the Group Finance Director (FD) is responsible for the overall accounting, finance, treasury and regulatory functions with Intelligra
  • The FD is to develop the Finance Organization to support Intelligra’s strategic, operational and investment activities
  • The FD will represent Intelligra as assigned with the Board, Banking Partners, Telco Partners, Potential Investors and other strategic partners.

Operational and Strategic Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development of Intelligra’s 5-Year Strategic Plan under the direction of the Group CEO. Ensure rolling update of the plan at agreed intervals
  • Lead the development of Annual Budget based on the 5-Year Plan key financial and operating targets for each year.
  • Ensure monthly reforecast of the annual budget based on actual monthly performance and revised assumptions that reflects current trends and new data points
  • Ensure a prompt upgrade or deployment of new accounting system, consistent with Intellogra’s operational footprint and strategic direction
  • Ensure timely monthly close of financial and management reporting as well as timely production and distribution of the reports to key stakeholders
  • Ensure timely preparation and distribution of monthly board materials
  • Support Intelligra’s operating entities by providing required financial advise, approved resources and tools including daily, weekly and monthly reports needed for successful management of the business
  • Ensure smooth, timely and effective reconciliation and settlement with Intelligra’s key partners, especially Telcos, Banks, Retailers, Distributors and major service providers
  • Support the Group CEO in investment related activities especially in terms of raising funds and managing key obligations
  • Oversee treasury management, ensuring proper planning for Intelligra’s cash flow needs and proposing sources of funds to the Group CEO for approval and joint execution
  • Manage relationship with external auditors.

Management and Administration:

  • Overall responsibility for the management of Intelligra’s Finance Team across all Operating Entities and the Group
  • Develop and scale an organizational chart for the Finance Function, building on existing resources where possible
  • Secure approval for the proposed Finance organization charts across Operating Entities and Group
  • Work with HR in ensuring timely staffing of key open roles
  • Ensure that Intelligra’s activities are being implemented according to local laws and regulations.

Requirements and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance, Business Administration, Management, Organizational Leadership, or relevant discipline. Master’s degree is preferred. A post-graduate Degree is an added advantage
  • Professional Certification in Accounting or Finance, a requirement
  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant leadership/management experience in start-ups or mid-size fast growing companies
  • Experience working in multiple countries an advantage
  • Knowledge of financial management and internal controls in a telco companies
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills, is a must (will be tested)
  • Experience in establishing strong collaborative networks to achieve greater impact
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Energetic, self-starter and ability to undertake any tasks without intensive supervision.
  • Highly organized, efficient, and responsive
  • Good planning and report writing skills
  • Proficient computer literacy skills (Word, Excel, and Power point).

Application Closing Date
21st July, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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