Finance Manager

Confidential

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Purpose:

To provide accurate, timely and meaningful financial and management information that enables the Country Manager make effective decisions regarding the execution of strategic and operational objectives.

 

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with Group Finance Manager to design and implement scalable finance systems, taking into account any required enhancements and upgrades.
  • Manage third-party financial service providers e.g. Auditors and Accountants.
  • Analyze financial performance against key business metrics and document pertinent financial highlights that will enable management to determine progress against budgets.
  • Prepare the management accounts, and seek to implement a best practice approach for financial accounting controls.
  • Contribute towards, and implement the necessary controls to protect the organization’s assets and prevent any potential areas of fraud.
  • Assist the Country Manager with the preparation of the detailed annual budget and forecasts.
  • Responsible for collating inputs, preparing, obtaining approval and funding for weekly budgets. Manages budget disbursement and reconciliation.
  • Supports Procurement Manager locally.
  • Support business continuity through timely funding of approved requests.
  • Ensure reports meet with regulations of state and federal laws.
  • Ensure remittance of all statutory payments within agreed timeline.
  • Manage new and existing regulatory requirements where appropriate and incorporate them into the financial and management accounts.
  • Responsible for all of the outputs of the payroll function with a view to putting in place the necessary controls and checks that ensures all employees are paid accurately and on time.
  • Management, development and performance evaluation of all members of the Finance Team.
  • Manage receivables and other Finance related Service Level Agreements (SLAs) with customers; including weekly updates on customer accounts.
  • Generate Purchase Orders and manage payables in alignment with agreed contractual milestones, including weekly updates on supplier accounts, and other project related / staff accounts.
  • Manage and archive financial records / documentation e.g. invoices, purchase orders, financial reports, et cetera.
  • Identify, investigate, and analyze potential operational improvement. As appropriate, based on findings make proposal for operational changes (policy, procedures, processes, et cetera).
  • Below are key output measurable expected of the Finance Manager:
  • Management Accounts – i.e. Monthly P&L, Cash flow (monthly and weekly) and Balance Sheet (Statement of Financial Position).
  • Budgets and forecasts – Annual and weekly.
  • Statutory payments.
  • Financial record database.
  • Weekly customer and supplier account.
  • Invoices, invoice trackers and invoice reports.

 

 

Qualifications

  • BSc Accounting / Finance
  • CPA or MBA Preferred
  • Relevant Working Experience:
  • Minimum of 5 years, including 2 years in similar position
  • Required Certification(s):
  • ICAN, ACCA or equivalents.
  • Have a flair for numbers, work well with people, aggressively anticipate impacts of workload/issues to team deadlines and have a very positive work attitude including willing to work some longer hours during peak periods.
  • Advanced understanding of service delivery work flow and business processes.
  • Conversant and mastery of prevalent / leading accounting systems / software.
  • Conversance with financial / accounting regulations of state and federal laws.
  • Strong experience in income statement analysis.
  • Advanced Excel skills, ability to work with lookups and pivot tables.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Strong organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • An appreciation of customer expectations with a customer-oriented approach to results, including internal stakeholders.
  • Self-motivated to learn new concepts and participate in new projects.

 

 

Summary

Company

Confidential

Job Level

Manager (Staff Supervisor/Head of Department)

Location

Lagos

Specialization

Accounting / Audit / Tax

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

5 - 7 years

Salary

₦120,000.00 ‐ ₦150,000.00 per month