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Financial Controller

Adexen

Lagos, Nigeria

Job description

Job Introduction

    Adexen was mandated by an FMCG company to recruit a Financial Controller for its operations in Nigeria. The position is based in Lagos.

Responsibilities

    • Responsible for the efforts and results of the financial department.
    • Undertake all aspects of financial management, including corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, budget and forecasts preparation, as well as development of internal control policies and procedures.
    • Manage the Company’s finance function and ensure that appropriate systems and internal controls are implemented and maintained.
    • Establish and implement financial reporting systems to comply with government regulations and legislation.
    • Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances.
    • Provide support in budget formulation process by providing cost input and other pertinent data including any commitments and, on a day-to-day basis.
    • Provide advice to Executive Management and other staff on relevant budgetary issues.
    • Contribute to the development and implementation of finance and accounting policies, processes and procedures in line with best practices while ensuring adequate in-built controls.
    • Ensure the Company’s accounting policies complies with relevant applicable Accounting standards and applicable local laws.
    • Prepare the bank reconciliation monthly and submit reconciliations for final review to management.
    • Liaise with local tax advisers to support the effective management of the Company’s tax affairs and the local tax liabilities.
    • Create systems to prevent errors in data collection and calculations.
    • Create monthly and annual reports to identify results, trends, and financial forecasts

Desired Skills and Experience

    • A first degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related discipline
    • MBA degree holder, highly preferred.
    • Minimum of six (6) years financial accounting and reporting experience with at least two (2) years in a managerial position.
    • Must be a Chartered Accountant (ICAN, ACCA, ACA or CPA).
    • Previous experience in a reputable accounting or audit firm is highly desired.
    • Financial Monitoring & Data Analysis.
    • Financial Risk Management & Compliance.
    • Management Accounting and Financial management.
    • Budgeting & Forecasting
    • Budget Monitoring
    • Cost management
We thank all applicants however only those selected will be contacted.

Industry

FMCG

Job Seniority

Manager

Job Category

Accounting and Finance

Employment Type

Full time

Experience

10 - 15 years

Skills

Compliance, Budgets, Cost Reporting, Cost Planning, Cost Management, Finance Business Partnering, Risk Assessment, Forecasting, Financial Modeling, Financial Planning, Financial Analysis, Risk Management, Financial Reporting

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