Finance manager

Job Summary

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

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 8 years

Job Description

GDM Group strives to achieve through the combined operations of her equity member companies and her adjunct consultants of over 400 years of combined commercial experience. We offer from one-off sales of marketing project to end to end management off commercial projects.

Duties & Responsibilities

Essential duties/key job roles and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • 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 business 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.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • Ensures all accounts are correct & up-to-date on the ERP
  • Ensures periodic/ annual audit of accounts as per schedule & VAT audit
  • Ensures 100% statutory compliance: VAT, WHT and appropriate posting
  • Checking/ comparison/ reconciliation of cost data and flag deviation(s) where it exist at the earliest possible time.
  • Compilation of budget in alignment with marketing, sales & operations

Expected Output

  • 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.

Requirement/Education

Qualifications:

  • B.Sc Accounting / Finance
  • CPA or MBA Preferred

Relevant Working Experience:

  • Minimum of 8 years, including 3 years in similar position

Required Certification(s):

  • ICAN, ACCA or equivalents.

Knowledge, Skills & Attitude:

  • 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.
  • Conversance 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.

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