Chief Executive Officer

A Nollywood company providing financing for content producers is looking for an exceptional and qualified candidate to fill the role of Chief Executive Officer. Our platform is a collaborative marketplace where qualified producers can easily access debt and equity support, while our investors can provide short-term capital into a large marketplace of Nollywood producers with a track record to deliver and secure a high rate of return. Our ideal candidate will have the opportunity to grow Nigeria’s film-making ecosystem by driving access to working capital, while securing the company’s position as the leading Nollywood financing platform.

Key Responsibilities

Fundraising & Investor Relations

• Develop a compelling value proposition and key messaging for future fund raise as well as existing investors

• Identify, reach-out and pitch to prospective investors and program manage the related processes of due-diligence, deal closure, etc.

• Build investor confidence in the company's vision to deliver shareholder value through a comprehensive Investor Relations framework and strategy

• Provide market insights to the management team, including financial trends, investor concerns, competitor actions, and anything that might impact the company

• Oversee communication & reporting of financial results to investors through comprehensive MIS.

Strategy, Planning and Management

• Assist in formulating the company's future direction and supporting tactical initiatives

• Act as strategic business partner to senior leadership team.

• Assess and evaluate financial performance of organization regarding long-term operational goals, budgets and forecasts.

• Provide insight and recommendations to both short-term and long-term growth plan of the organization.

• Create and establish financial objectives that align with the company's plan for growth and expansion.

Financial Analysis, Budgeting and Forecasting

• Identify, develop and execute analysis of business initiatives, product launches and/or new service offerings.

• Manage financial planning and analysis.

• Supervise creation of reports, software implementation and tools for budgeting and forecasting.

• Prepare and present monthly financial budgeting reports including monthly profit and loss, forecast vs. budget by business

• Review and analyze monthly financial results and provide recommendations.

• Develop and maintain monthly operating budget and annual company operating budget.

Treasury Management

• Performing risk management by analyzing the organization's liabilities and investments

• Deciding on investment strategies by considering cash and liquidity risks

• Manage cash flow planning process and ensure funds availability.

• Oversee cash, investments and asset management.

• Maintain outstanding banking relationships and strategic alliances with vendors and business partners. Represent company to banks, financial partners, institutions, investors, auditors and officials.


Job requirements

  • Education: Must be from a Finance/Economics, Actuarial Science, Engineering or any major that denotes comfort with numbers.

    • MUST HAVE Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

    • MUST HAVE at least 5 years working experience

    • Marketplace, exchanges, classified experience is a plus

    • High level communication skills

    • Management ability and experience

    Added advantage: Treasury

If you are interested in this position, please send your CV and cover letter to stating your earliest possible start date and annual gross salary expectations in USD.

Please submit all documents in PDF format with name the subject headline as follows: “Application Chief Executive Officer TX_<your full name>”

Female candidates are expressly encouraged to apply for this position.