Financial Controller

12 - 18 Years

Job Description

About the Position

Report: MD
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Suggested start date: Immediately


Manage finance functions and oversee the finance operations
Prepare, examine, and analyze accounting records, financial statements, or other financial/grant   reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural
Develop and maintain timely and accurate financial statements and reports that are appropriate for the users and in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
Create, implement and maintain appropriate systems for internal users
Maintain internal controls and safeguards for receipt of revenue, tracking of costs, and program budgets and actual expenditures.
Develop and maintain financial accounting systems for cash management, accounts payable, accounts receivable, credit control, and petty cash.
Survey operations to ascertain accounting needs and to recommend, develop, or maintain solutions to business and financial problems.
Analyze business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations, to project future revenues and expenses or to provide advice where necessary.
Develop, maintain, and analyze budgets, preparing periodic reports that compare budgeted costs to actual costs.
Oversee the production of financial and managerial reports.
Coordinate all audit activities.
Oversee all tax and regulatory compliance issues.
Supervises all country office bank relations and bank account activities including negotiation of fees, interest and currency exchange rates.
Oversee the timely preparation, review and approval of all monthly bank account and cash . reconciliations.


Desired Candidate Profile

Qualifications and Experience

Minimum of 7 years of finance experience
Master's degree, in Accounting, Business Administration, Commerce, Economics or Finance with a recognized professional certificate in Accounting such as CPA
Demonstrated experience in budgetary and control oversight and the creation of internal control processes
Experience in managing highly decentralized branch operations and organization with large inventory spread out across regional warehouses.
In-depth knowledge of the financial analysis, planning and reporting
Knowledgeable in preparing financial reports for development partners
Strong communication skills with the ability to give, prepare and present oral presentations
Technical accounting skills
Exposure to and oversight of implementing controls in high volume cash transactions
Experience with coordinating audit activities and managing budget development and analysis, accounts payable and receivable, general ledger, payroll, and accounting for investments.
Ability to translate complex financial concepts to individuals at all levels including finance andnon-finance managers
Commitment to recruiting, mentoring, training, and retaining a diverse team with the foresight and ability to delegate accordingly
Experience in tax preparation according to Nigerian laws.


UG:B.Com - Commerce

PG:CA, MBA/PGDM - Finance

Company Profile


This opening is for a well reputed client in Nigeria. Shortlisted candidates NEED TO CLEAR AN APTITUDE TEST FOR FURTHER SELECTION PROCESS .

Our Client is seeking a passionate, inspiring, and results-oriented leader to assume the role of Head of Financial Planning and Analysis & Controlling.. We are looking for those that have a passion for agriculture and desire to impact lives. This role will be a key asset in the future growth of our client . This individual will be leading the FP&A Department and will be spear-heading financial quarterly forecast, annual budgeting process, operating plan variance analysis and special projects. They will provide financial consulting and strategic support to senior management including preparing board presentations, financial presentations, capital expenditure analysis, industry/peer group comparisons, new business opportunities, acquisition analysis and other projects requested by senior management. This function acts as the analytical engine of the company to provide insights and support 'optimal' business decision making.
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Recruiter Name:S.Hariharan

Contact Company:Headhunter


Reference Id:Fincont/Nigeria

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USD 60,000 - 75,000 P.A.

Role Category

Senior Management


Head/VP/GM-CFO/Financial Controller

Employment Type

Permanent Job, Full Time