- Undertaking financial audits (an independent check of an organisation's financial position).
§ Analyse moderate to complex financial information, including trends and forecasts
§ Handle strategic planning process and define strategies/plans for finance and accounting functions;
§ Manage finance processes, develop and implement a modern cost effective accounting system that will meet the challenges and objectives of the company
§ Produce daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly management reports to the company's Executive Management (or as may be required);
§ Prepare cash flow statements, income and expenditure accounts, tax returns and balance sheet;
- Liaise effectively with the internal and external auditors to ensure that an efficient and effective audit process is carried out and on time;
§ Set standards for accounting and financial reporting systems;
§ Ensure the financial policies, procedures and controls of the organization are implemented efficiently and in line with generally accepted accounting practices (locally and globally);
§ Oversee budget preparation, approval and execution processes;
§ Improve the systems surrounding all aspects of the organization's budgets, forecasts and financial planning;
§ Analyse budget variances and consolidate the financial statement
§ Ensure that all receivables are collected in a timely manner i.e 30 days credit line
§ Develop and manage long and short-term cash forecasts, utilizing historical trends, seasonal influences and future projections.
§ Determine cash requirements and maintain appropriate cash flows with banking institutions to ensure adequate liquidity to meet all obligations and optimisation of cash.
§ Develop and implement cash management systems for all operations, including policies and procedures
§ Oversee daily cash management process: setting cash position, wire transfer operations, and deposit and disbursement accounts
- Timely delivery of daily weekly and monthly reports on exact dates advised by management.
- Budgetary savings of between 10 – 20% per annum.
- Meeting of departments targets as set.
- Increased sales revenue at low operating cost.
- Coordinate and monitor regular and accurate stock taking exercise.
§ Ensure budgetary controls and cost savings.
§ Compliance and adherence with company’s financial controls.
§ A minimum of a first degree B. Sc.
§ Associate member of Institute of chartered Accountant of Nigeria at a minimum.
§ Computer expertise in MS Word, MS Excel and PowerPoint
§ Famililization with accounting software..
§ Technical/Professional Experience:
§ 10 years Financial and administrative experience with at least 3 years at manager level
§ Good knowledge of Financial Accounting.
§ People management skill and experience.
§ Excellent planning and organising skills
§ Excellent customer relation skills
§ Excellent oral and written communication skills
§ Good knowledge of Accounting process
o Business understanding
o Interpersonal skill
o Customer orientation
o People development/ management
o Strategic focus
o Decision making.