Financial manager needed

Posted by eRecruiter Nigeria VERIFIED19 Oct 1:32 pmIkeja, Lagos

Our client is seeking an Upper Quartile candidate to take on a Mid-Level Finance Manager role with their exciting new E-Commerce Business launch. The E-Commerce Startup was founded by proven eCommerce entrepreneurs in Nigeria.

Key Responsibilities
Manage the Finance Department, develop and implement a contemporary cost effective accounting system that will meet the challenges and objectives of the company
Co-ordinate the budget preparation, monitoring and control process, in line with agreed policies and procedures
Participate in business strategic planning process
Develop, review and circulate annual business planning guidelines/ assumptions to all departments
Define and communicate corporate accounting guidelines, including chart of accounts, periodic closing schedules as well as reporting requirements
Assist business units within the company to maximise profit and minimise costs.
Ensure required financial reports are provided to relevant units within the business on a timely basis.
Monitor organisational cash flow and liquidity to ensure the availability of funds required to finance daily operations, business plans and budgets.
Develop/update the management information report framework and templates, including defining the model for data and information gathering across the Group
Develop, review and update monthly, quarterly and yearly financial forecasts and ratio analysis
Ensure accuracy of financial records and compliance with best practices in financial management and reporting
Prepare, analyse and review key management reports
Coordinate the periodic review of costs/ expenditure, identify and implement cost saving measures.
Plan, co-ordinate and control the financial analysis and evaluation of projects to provide relevant information for management decision making
Ensure all CAPEX and OPEX purchases are within budget, board approval and manual of authority
Coordinate the computation and filling of tax returns for all Federal, State and local taxes including related reports to ensure compliance with tax laws and regulation.
Ensure ample and proper documentation of all tax returns, support receipts and certification.
Provide accounting support and guidance to all departments within the organisation
Developing Procedural SLA's for the finance Dept. and maintain SLA's with other Departments.
Perform any other duties that may be assigned by the CEO/Board of Directors
Key Requirement
Note: this is a Start-Up environment and this role requires strong entrepreneurial mentality
Excellent knowledge, understanding and experience of accounting concepts, principles and practices regarding budgeting and management reporting
Strong skills and demonstrated capability to anticipate issues of strategic importance and lead/ utilise available resources to develop effective solutions
Highly detail oriented
If you are looking for a typical 8-5 job, this role is NOT for you…There will be some long days
A good university degree (plus an MBA degree is a clear advantage)
Professional accounting qualification (i.e., ACA, ACCA or Equivalent)
At least 3-4 years’ experience within Consulting, Assurance, Accounting and General Finance
Experience in big 4 accounting firm a clear advantage
Note: Please do NOT apply if you do not meet the key requirements above
Application deadline: 15th November, 2016

Accounting / Finance
Job type:
Full Time
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