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Finance Manager, Logistics, Lagos

Our client is a mid sized logistics compnay in Lagos .looking to hire a finance manager. The scope of this role covers fianancial management of the operations of the organization. To include reporting , forecacting , budgeting and account management. Successful candidate will be responsible for analyzing every day financial activities of the organization and subsequently provide advice and guidance to upper management on future financial plans.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Daily review and reconciliation of Sage and  peachtree  software.
  • Maintains all Revenue ledgers
  • Daily review and updates cash registers daily,  posts all unposted cash receipts into software
  • Updates all outlets revenue ledgers , attend to daily internal audit queries after consultation with the Accountant.
  • Updates the company asset schedule with new purchases according to each class of asset, keep the asset purchase documents for easy referencing.
  • Coordinates departmental purchases
  • supervisor and handles all the retirements of the weekly purchases with the internal audit and purchase officials.
  • Monitoring of  all vendors invoices
  • supervises asset coding and renumbering.
  • Responsible for preparing monthly reports to the management committee.
  • Responsible for the management of the treasury function and payroll.
  • Management and development of the accounting function designed to monitor and control all aspects of the business; progressing innovative systems development which deliver incisive performance indicators, management information and provide competitive advantage to the group.
  • Construct and monitor reliable control and fraud prevention systems.
  • Responsible for maintaining appropriate insurance coverage.
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TAXATION

  • Compliance with all Nigerian tax authority requirements.
  • Liaison with external auditors, taxation advisers, solicitors and other professional advisers.
  • Ensures the company complies with all legal and regulatory requirements

BUDGETING AND FORECAST

  • Provide key inputs for the implementation and management of group budgeting cycle.
  • Provide key inputs for the preparation of budgets, forecasts and business plans and continued
  • Monitoring& review of performance against them to enable robust reporting of variances to the Board and third party stakeholders.

 

Competency/Skill/Requirements

  •  Bsc / M.sc in Accounting or Business Administration, or equivalent discipline from a reputable institution with good grades.
  • MUST be a chartered accountant
  • Must have proficiency in sage and preach tree and associated software usage
  • Should be a qualified accountant with 7-10 years of related experience.
  • Procurement experience would be an added advantage.
  • Prior experiences a controller or equivalent would be an advantage.
  • Must have thorough understanding of a comprehensive tool box operational and financial performance methods and processes, preferably in capital intensive industries.