22 Mar 2016

Full-Time Finance Manager

Toni AdewunmiLagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

Our Client

A world-class energy firm (that has just acquired a Power Generating Plant); with a formidable presence in the West African Market is looking at developing a Power Plant Project Development Team and requires the services of a Finance Manager to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports. To determine or maintain record of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability and support the SBUs on financial matters.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Coordinate financial accounting functions
Ensure compliance with internal control procedures in processing day to day transactions
Supervise the processing of invoices, cash receipts and reconciliation of customer accounts
Ensure that proper books of accounts are kept
Oversee periodic closure of books and records
Oversee the end of year stock take and cash count
Maintain the group’s asset register.
Prepare the group’s financial reports and accounts, including appropriate schedules
Prepare commentaries on the accounts
Provide support for the SBUs by supplying basic accounting data when bidding for jobs
Facilitate the budget preparation for the SBUs in Lagos and ensure that appropriate data are provided for measuring budget with actual.
Assist in corporate tax planning and administration.
Ensure tax compliance in transactions processing and daily operations
Liaise with external auditors, government agencies and financial institutions
Any other duties that may be assigned by the Chief Finance Officer

Key performance indicators/Measures of success

Financial Perspective

Percentage of un-reconciled amounts
Variable/fixed expenditure variance
Credit period/ Debtors turnover

Customer Perspective

Completeness of fixed assets inventory/register
% Error rate in daily postings
Internal customer satisfaction

Internal Processes Perspective

Average time to process approved payments
No. of detected breaches in internal controls

Skills and Requirements

Financial Analysis & Interpretation
IT System Skills
Performance Management
Strategic planning
Written Communication
Organizational Awareness
Customer Orientation
Financial Accounting
Tax Management
Accounting software
Accounting policies and standards
Industry Knowledge


A good university degree or its equivalent in Accountancy
A recognized professional accounting qualification (i.e., ACA, ACCA or equivalent).
Minimum of 8 years’ post-graduation experience in a Finance function with at least 3 years’ managerial experience

Job Categories: Financial Jobs and Manager Jobs in Nigeria. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in Endless.

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