Finance Controller

Monsanto

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Monsanto is an agriculture company with more than 20,000 employees focused on making a balanced meal accessible to everyone. We work to help farmers produce food in a more sustainable way. We think about how our food is grown so farmers have the tools they need to have better harvests. 

 

Job Summary:

  • Based in Abuja Nigeria, the role will oversee all accounting, reporting and compliance activities with support from regional, global and SSC teams.
  • The responsibilities include working as a single point of contact (SPOC) for all local and West Africa finance activities as well as providing sound leadership as part of the Nigeria Leadership Team. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure Compliance to Corporate Controllership Policies (CCP’s) and FCPA (vendor approvals)
  •  Preparation and submission of quarterly controllership and tax certification
  • Preparation of monthly tax provisions; US and statutory tax reporting
  • Review of quarterly tax submissions / tax forecasts to USA/annual SEC and GDX packs
  • Preparation of annual and provisional income tax returns
  • Internal audits, USGAAP/external audits and statutory returns
  • Prepare annual financial statements and drive IFRS conversions when necessary
  • Approval of all balance sheet reconciliations
  • Preparation of legal entity cashflow forecasts and cash management (incl A/R management)
  • Month end closing activities – TB review (P&L and Balance Sheet)
  • Calculation and payment of provisional taxes in liaison with tax coordinator
  • Approval of electronic vendor payments (account signatory)
  • Maintain relationships with 3rd parties i.e. vendors, bank, tax authorities, auditors etc.
  • Providing support to business and finance projects
  • Cost center; Balance sheet and Tax reviews
  • Provide support to costing team on stock counts and controls.
  • Manage local entity SLA’s with SSC
  • Drive local annual budget process
  • Drive annual fixed assets verifications
  • Business partnering and site visits for training, expense reporting, CCP’s

 

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree in business or related field
  • Professional qualification in accounting or finance (CPA/Chartered Accountant)
  • 8 - 10 years experience within finance; of which 2 years at managerial level.
  • Good working knowledge of local statutory compliance requirements
  • Thorough understanding of  USGAAP and IFRS concepts
  • Excellent analytical skills

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Summary

Company

Monsanto

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Abuja

Specialization

Banking / Finance / Insurance

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

7 - 10 years

Application Deadline

1 month from now