VP Corporate Finance at SAO Capital

Location: Abuja

Company: SAO Capital

Type of job: Full time

Are you a financial mastermind with a passion for strategic planning? Do you thrive in a dynamic environment, navigating complex transactions to drive growth? 

If so, SAO Capital, a leading investment and advisory company, seeks a visionary leader for the VP Corporate Finance role!

About SAO Capital

SAO Capital is a leading African investment and multi-competency advisory company with areas of focus embedded across key sectors that are directly connected to the nation’s economic growth. 

As our Head, Corporate Finance, you’ll play a crucial role in sustaining our financial health, ensuring strategic resource allocation and propelling sustainable growth.

What You’ll Do:

  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the finance department, ensuring all financial activities are performed accurately and efficiently.
  • Develop and implement financial plans and policies aligned with the overall corporate finance strategy set by the CFO
  • Possess a deep understanding of deal origination and deal closure
  • Identify profitable opportunities in the financial market and develop investment pitch decks 
  • Lead a team of finance professionals, ensuring their skills and knowledge are up-to-date.
  • Provide financial analysis and support to various business units within the organization.

Who You Are:

  • A seasoned corporate finance professional with a minimum of 10+ years of experience in a senior corporate finance role.
  • Proven track record of success in developing and implementing strategic financial plans, driving growth, and managing risk.
  • In-depth knowledge of financial modeling, valuation techniques, and capital markets.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a keen eye for detail.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with diverse stakeholders across all levels.
  • A bachelor’s degree in Finance, or a related field; a CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst), CMA (Certified Management Accountant) and/or MBA is a strong plus.

Bonus Points:

  • Experience working with a Private Equity firm and managing multiple subsidiaries.
  • A deep understanding of the African business landscape and its regulatory environment.
  • Proven ability to lead and motivate a team, fostering a results-oriented and collaborative environment.
  • Deep knowledge of the National and International financial markets
  • Excellent negotiation and deal structuring skills.

Why Join Us?

At SAO Group, you’ll be at the forefront of influencing the financial future of impactful businesses across Africa. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, a fast-paced and dynamic work environment, and the opportunity to make a real difference.

Eager to join us and lead SAO Group’s financial charge? Apply today!

Please submit your resume and cover letter via info@saocap.com