Tope Adeniji

Chief Financial Officer

Tope Adeniji holds a B.sc in Accounting (First Class Honors). He is also a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria. With over a decade of experience across different industries, Tope has become a key resource in every position he has held.

He began his career at Intercontinental Bank Plc (Now Access bank Plc) from 2007 to December 2009. During the period, he carried out duties involving branch operations management, management of some risk assets categories as well as treasury management.

In March 2010, he joined Information Connectivity Solutions Ltd (Formerly Schlumberger Information Systems/ Omnes Information Systems), a world class Telecommunication Company as a Finance Officer. Within a year of working with the company, he earned two promotions – Finance supervisor and Assistant Finance Manager -managing different areas of corporate finance including financial analysis, financial control, budgeting, management reporting as well as project management to mention a few. This he achieved with a result oriented strategy, working under pressure. He was again promoted with effect from April 1st 2013 to the role of Manager, Financial Analysis and Procurement.

Tope Adeniji joined IHS Towers Plc in April 2014 as a Management Accountant with a direct reporting line to the Group Chief Technology Officer and Finance Director. He was involved in Financial Control, Cost management, business strategy and management reporting. Tope earned an outstanding performance award within 5 months of joining the company. This was a reward for the significant contributions he made within a short period of time.

He joined Smile Communications in October 2014 as a Finance Business Partner. During the 2 years spent in Smile Communications, Tope was the Lead on Network Finance, managing a Capex and Opex budget running into several millions of Dollars annually. He set up the fixed assets structure for the telecommunications’ company network assets and negotiated on major deals involving different partners running into several millions of Dollars. He was also involved in Treasury management as well as Financial Reporting.

 

In November 2016, Tope Adeniji joined Primero Transport Services Limited as the Chief Financial Officer.