Finance Controller

Anonymous Employer

Job Summary

The job holder will be responsible for the accurate and timely reporting of the financial results of the company to all interested groups, ensuring compliance with relevant legislation and supporting the strategic objectives of the company.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 6 years

Job Description/Requirements

Key Accountabilities:

  • Contribute, as a member of the executive finance team, to the development of the company strategy and the effective management of the company so that it performs to the satisfaction of its stakeholders. 
  • Provide and maintain financial records of the company to conform with statutory and management requirements. 
  • Provide financial accounting functions to deliver timely and accurate information to enable sound and well-informed business decisions to be made. 
  • Ensure that a sound system of internal and budgetary control is in place/preparation of the annual budget for presentation to management. 
  • Assist in maintaining an effective insurance and risk management profile to protect the assets of the group. 
  • Ensure that reporting to the major stakeholders is accurate and timely at month-end,  quarter-end, and year-end. 
  • Management of fixed assets, ensuring that they are physically counted and agreed to the theoretical fixed assets register and relevant control accounts in the general ledger. 
  • Management of stocks, ensuring that raw materials and finished goods are physically counted and agreed with the relevant control accounts in the general ledger. 
  • Management of all debtors’ accounts, ensuring that they are reconciled and outstanding monies owed are within credit terms and budget assumptions. 
  • Management of all creditor’s accounts, ensuring that they are reconciled and outstanding monies owed are paid in accordance with credit terms.
  • Management of all accounts in the general ledger, ensuring that they are reconciled and appropriate action taken to resolve reconciling items. 
  • Assist in maintaining an effective and pension fund to provide retirement benefits for relevant employees. 
  • Ensure adequate staffing, for the finance functions directly controlled, with people able to perform the designated work and who are afforded the opportunities for personal development. 
  • Ensure that managerial and functional training/development and succession plans are in place for all employees who report directly and indirectly to the job holder. 
  • Ensure that adequate working tools i.e., computer facilities are available to enable the functions reporting to the job holder to operate effectively and efficiently. 

Business Context (Environment):

The job holder is principally responsible and accountable for finance accounting and credit management (including sales open trade & modern trade marketing accounting). Ensure compliance with the Companies Act, Income Tax Act, and Generally Accepted  Accounting Practice requirements. 

Knowledge/Skills & Experience  

  • Chartered Accountant with a B.sc Degree/HND in Accounting 
  • A minimum of at least 6 years’ experience at a senior financial level, preferably in an FMCG Company 
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • IT Skills 
  • Excellent ERP skills will be an added advantage 
  • Good presentation skills 
  • Self-motivated and a Team player
  • Good understanding of Supply Chain & Finance
  • Proven people leadership skills with the ability to motivate and energize the team.

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Anonymous Employer
Rest of Nigeria (Kaduna)
| Full Time |
NGN Confidential
Anonymous Employer
Rest of Nigeria (Kaduna)
| Full Time |
NGN Confidential
Lagos
| Full Time |
NGN Confidential
1mo
Abuja
| Full Time |
NGN 75,000 - 150,000
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