To manage, supervise and coordinate the Finance and Accounts function, advise Management on financial and corporate issues, and advise on the management and accounting for the resources of the Company. Provide financial information to guide management decision-making and partake in internal and external audits and track tax payments and documentation. The Company is the family office of an HNI West African family. The financial manager will be responsible for the finances of the family’s personal expenditures as well as the finances of 1 to 2 of the family’s related companies. Key areas of responsibility include budget planning, expenditure requests and reporting, CAC filing (keeping up to date), financial statement preparation, and tax planning.
- Minimum Qualification:Degree
- Experience Level:Mid level
- Experience Length:2 years
- Ensure the preparation of an annual budget responsive to the corporate plan for management and Board approval by liaising with various stakeholders (analysts, domestic staff, insurance, etc.)
- Provide monthly budget updates showing expenditure vs. budget (historic)
- Work with investment analysts to ensure the preparation of a cash flow forecast at the beginning of every quarter.
- Access financial operations by ensuring the regular monitoring of the budget by relating financial accounting data to budgeted figures in order to determine variances for necessary management action.
- Organize and properly store previous budgets for ease of historic comparisons.
Financial and Expenditure Reporting:
- Ensure the preparation and submission of accurate monthly Income and Expenditure reports to management and the board.
- Collate budget requests from stakeholders (e.g., analysts) and submit them for disbursement. Ensure that all financial accounting transactions are properly described, collated, classified, and recorded.
- Organize and properly store relevant documents (e.g., invoices, memos) and accounts to record expenditures of the Company.
Accounting, Tax Preparation, and CAC Filing:
- Liaise with accountants to ensure all company accounts, financial statements, are up to date and filed with appropriate regulatory bodies
- Liaise with tax preparation partners to ensure that all current and historic taxes by companies are paid
- Liaise with lawyers and registrars to ensure that all companies are up to date with the corporate affairs commission (e..g, appropriate fees have been paid, documents have been lodged)
- Liaise with bankers to make international payments + statutory payments (pensions, taxes, etc) and to update necessary documentation (e.g., updating KYC)
- Organize and store all documentation for ease of retrieval when audit/questions arise
- Ensure funds are promptly and prudently disbursed through liaisons with management and requestors/stakeholders. Includes one-off (e.g., CAPEX) and recurring payments (e.g., payroll)
- Sense check disbursement requests vs. historical. Stamp out inflated and /or bad faith requests
- Answer questions quickly and efficiently to stakeholders
- Assist with one additional exercise (e.g., cash pick up at the bank, attending in-person tax meetings)
- This position is open to Female candidates preferably.
- Digital skills are a prerequisite. Familiarity using video conferencing (Zoom / Microsoft Teams), collaboration (Trello), Microsoft Suite / Google suite (Word / Google Docs; Excel/Microsoft)
- Efficient communicator. Short, sharp, and concise. Not too much grammar
- Quick communicator. 24-hour reply times to email. Does not need a phone call for everything.
- Problem-solving. A person who likes to find a more simple way of doing things
- Eagerness to learn. A person is willing to try different solutions and see what sticks.
Remuneration: NGN 250,000 - 300,000
- Perks: This position is fully remote, with flexible hours. Laptop and battery pack provided by the office.