All-Round Finance Manager

Anonymous Employer

Job Summary

A well-known organisation in the Lagos hospitality industry is seeking an all-round finance manager, who will run the finance function.

  • Minimum Qualification: HND
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 8 years

Job Description

Job details

Location: Lagos

Employment Type: Full Time

Job Level: Mid to senior level

Minimum Qualification: HND

Job Summary

  • A well-known organisation in the Lagos hospitality industry is seeking an all-round finance manager, who will run the finance function. The organisation has approximately 60 staff.
  • The job is at mid to senior level, so you must be able to both coordinate and supervise tasks as well as perform the tasks yourself.
  • Key abilities required include being thorough, detail oriented, organised and versatile whilst at the same time having a service mindset and non-compromising integrity. We expect you to have a strong background in finance and tax as well as understanding the specifics of the hospitality industry (including restaurant and bar).
  • The organisation is managed by a senior and well experienced board, who are very open to develop the skills and competencies of the staff of the organization. This is the ideal job for a highly ambitious finance professional who has a great drive to develop him/herself further to become a world-class finance manager.

Job Description


Duties & Responsibilities:


We are looking for a finance manager that can take full responsibility for the following duties; either performing his/herself or in a supervising role:

·       Bookkeeping and monthly reporting under IFRS in line with agreed deadlines

·       Analysing actual versus budgeted results (in general and for events) and providing advice to the general manager and board on possible improvements

·       Preparing all monthly and yearly tax reports and ensuring that necessary filings and payments are done on time

·       Perform treasury function including handling and controlling of payments to vendors and handling of cash

·       Perform monthly salary calculations

·       Daily and weekly bank reconciliations and analysis of suspense accounts

·       Supervising and performing monthly stock takings of bar-, restaurant- and other stocks.

·       Preparing and analysing margin reports and providing the general manager with recommendations for margin improvements

·       Maintain the correctness of restaurant recipes and bar-SKUs in the ERP software and preparing necessary calculations for the sale prices

·       Sending out invoices to our guests

·       Setting up and maintaining policies and procedures including requirements on controls and documentation management

·       Organising the external audit and ensuring that it is completed on time

·       Ensuring that insurance cover is in line with organisational requirements

·       Working with team members and general manager to complete any other duties as needed


Minimum Qualifications:

·       HND degree or equivalent in accounting

·       ICAN/ACCA/ANAN degree preferred but can be compensated with demonstrable additional experience

·       Solid knowledge and understanding of working as a finance professional in the hospitality industry

·       Deep professional knowledge of IFRS and tax laws (CITA, PAYE, WHT, VAT) is required and will be tested during the application process

·       Proficient computer skills, including extensive experience with ERP software for the hospitality industry and Microsoft Office Suite. In addition to extensive experience with ERP software a deep understanding of Excel is expected including use of pivot tables, vlookup, sumif, functions etc. As part of the application process your Excel skills will be tested

·       Minimum of 8-10 years of working experience with a minimum of 3 years’ experience managing other team members and being responsible for all finance and tax matters

·       Willingness to work hard and walk the extra mile to ensure that all necessary tasks and reports are done on time and meeting the high-quality standards

·       Ability to analyse problems and strategize for better solutions

·       Excellent leadership and organizational skills

·       Ability to converse with all regulators based on integrity and ensuring that the organization pays the correct amount of taxes and levies in accordance with the law

·       Service oriented and ability to work with guests

·       Excellent verbal and written communication skills

·       Ability to work in an international environment and dealing with (bookkeeping in) foreign currencies

·       Self-starter and ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently

·       Ability to work flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays

·       Accurate, structured and precise attention to detail

·       Ability to work well with management and staff at all levels

·       Goal-oriented, organized team player

·       Willingness to learn and having a high drive to develop yourself


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