Financial Manager

Full Time Nicole Sinclair in Oil & Gas
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Job Description

A fast-growing Nigerian renewable energy operator is seeking a Financial Controller (“FC”) for the
business. The FC will handle high-level accounting, financial reporting, managerial accounting, and
oversee the financial activities of the company. As head of the accounting department, the controller
will manage and supervise all aspects of accounting from payroll to tax compliance, and revenue
assurance. The FC will report to the chief executive officer and will assist with the development of
internal control policies, procedures, and financial planning as needed.
• Preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual forecasts and management accounts
• Plan budget and review annual budget in line with actual performance periodically
• Manage credit metrics, controls and risk
• Treasury control
• Resource allocation and cash flow management
• Conduct profit and cost analyses
• Develop secure procedures to maintain confidential information
• Ensure all accounting activities and internal audits comply with financial regulations
• Recommend cost-reducing solutions
• Development of policies and process control
• Project free cash positions and advise on an optimal use of funds
• Ensure that all settlements relating to client’s debts are duly substantiated and
• Prepare and present financial and statistical models, forecast and outlooks
• Manage the preparation of the company’s statutory and management account
• Prepare and available to defend quarter financial report for to board paper
• Assist the CEO in overseeing the company’s financial operations to ensure that they
comply with internal and external policies and regulations
Functional Skills and Education Required
• Excellent knowledge of IFRS
• Good Analytical skills
• Good organizational skills
• Financial & Business acumen
• Good communication and interpersonal skills
• Excellent team spirit and leadership
• High standards of professionalism and ethics
Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements
• Bachelor’s degree or Higher National Diploma in Accounting from a recognized
• 5+ years of relevant experience in a well-structured organization
• Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA) or Partly Qualified Accountant (ICAN/ACCA
Professional Level) preferred
• Experience in a solar or renewable energy company will be an added advantage
General Competences
▪ Integrity
▪ Sound analytical reasoning
▪ Strong organizational and time-management skills
▪ Strong relationship, leadership and initiative skills
▪ Drive and an ability to work under pressure
▪ Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Required skills

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