Accuracy in Financial Reporting
Prepare or direct preparation and ensure accuracy of monthly & Quarterly financial statements (Income statement, Balance Sheet, Cash Flows) per IFRS for the Nigerian entities
Ensure compliance as per IFRS Accounting Standards, guidelines of the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (‘FRC’) and applicable local regulations.
Develop and implement internal control policies, guidelines, and procedures for all financial reporting related activities
Provide direction and assistance to other organizational units regarding accounting policies and procedures, and efficient control and utilization of financial resources.
Supervise and review the management of all activities related to financial accounting such as: invoicing; refunds; purchasing; payroll; collection of accounts receivable; management and payment of suppliers; management and payment of contracts; assistance in the ongoing monitoring and management of banking relationships, cash flow analysis and the management of short and long term debts; performing bank and other key reconciliations
Ensure internal controls are in place and comply with all business, accounting policies and guidelines with respect to the Enterprise solutions / Lease line business and the companys Money business with our partners
Tax planning and compliance in line with all relevant tax legislation and procedures as determined by the Federal Inland Revenue Services (‘FIRS’) Nigeria, resolution of all tax issues resulting from tax audits. Proactive analysis and management of the Company’s tax liabilities including all federal and state taxes
Internal & Statutory Audits
Coordinate audits of company accounts and financial transactions to ensure compliance with Group accounting policies, relevant accounting standards and other legislation.
Provide leadership to all of the finance staff in terms of Inspiring and motivating others to perform well, delegating work assignments that match the responsibility to the person and Setting expectations and monitoring delegated activities
Bachelors in Finance, Accounting, Business related field
Professional Qualification; ACA, ACCA
Master’s in Business Administration would be preferred additional qualification dependent on experience
Total experience of 15 years or more
Telecom experience is desirable.
At least 5 years of related experience at senior management levels – Financial Controller or Head Financial Reporting of a large undertaking – revenues in excess of 700 mn USD
Has managed a large team of qualified resources, with a working knowledge of Oracle or other ERP and hands-on/excellent Excel skills.
Expert knowledge of financial accounting principles and concepts (IFRS) in order to perform tasks listed under Principal Duties and Responsibilities above.
Hands-on Tax experience and understanding of the laws applicable to Nigeria