Financial Controller

Anonymous Employer

Job Summary

We are looking for an experienced Senior Accountant who will support the CFO and the organization in meeting financial requirements. It is a very hands on role and will require you to be knowledgeable on finance operations including treasury, payments, accounting for foreign exchange transactions and controls.

  • Minimum Qualification: MBA / MSc
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 7 years

Job Description/Requirements

  • Start with the morning team session to discuss jointly the previous day (our successes and our lessons learned) and to plan the work for the days to come.
  • Guide the junior team members and ensure that they perform the allocated work correctly and on time, while at the same you develop their skill set.
  • Work and complete your own tasks.
  • Update the CFO and Head of Finance on progress of work during the day.
  • Monthly reporting of (consolidated) financial management information including profit or loss, cash flow statement, balance sheet and key performance metrics. Explain developments in margins, balances and other metrics
  • Weekly reporting on revenue, cost of sales and cash flow.
  • Bi weekly reporting on cash flow forecast
  • Developing plans for financial growth.
  • Support the sales and product development processes by reviewing contracts and business models.
  • Evaluating and managing risk.
  • Recommend financial actions by analyzing accounting options.
  • Preparation of the monthly bank reconciliation of the accounts of the company.
  • Prepare and check sales invoices based on information received from customer success and sales departments
  • Prepare and make payments
  • Book and document all financial transactions and commitments in SAP and ensure that supporting documentation is stored in (electronic) archive. This covers revenue, costs, purchases of fixed assets.
  • Reconcile financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information needed for the audit of financial statements
  • Reconcile bank account statements with SAP on a daily basis
  • Maintain accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures – check effectiveness of controls with a focus on revenue assurance, cost control and safeguarding of assets.
  • Liaising with accounting officers with respect to bills receivable, bills payable, etc and monitor timely collection of accounts receivables.
  • Prepare documentation for capital calls
  • Compute statutory taxes i.e VAT, PAYE, local government and preparation of tax returns, ensure compliance with payment, reporting and other tax requirements.
  • Streamlining accounting functions and operations.
  • Coordinating audit processes.

You’d be a good fit for the role if you;

  • Solid knowledge of bookkeeping and preparing monthly reporting sets to management
  • Advanced and hands-on knowledge of SAP B1
  • Fast experience with developing and monitoring of performance metrics critical to business growth
  • Solid knowledge of tax and other applicable company laws and regulations in Nigeria.
  • Strong leadership skills and track record of bringing structure to a finance department and developing junior team members
  • Experience with finance functions in other African countries will be considered an advantage.

Other requirements include:

  • Solid knowledge of all other finance operations including treasury, payments, accounting for foreign exchange transactions, controls.Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships
  • Strong analytical skill set both numerical as well as legal
  • High level of commercial acumen
  • Advanced computer software skills, especially Excel (ability to work with complex formulas), PowerPoint and Word
  • Minimum of 7 years relevant experience
  • In the possession of a Masters’ degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant discipline Professional qualification such as ACA, ACCA or CFA 

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Anonymous Employer
| Full Time |
NGN Confidential
| Full Time |
NGN 150,000 - 250,000