Location : Abuja
Employment Type : Full-time
In the absence of the Head of Finance and Accounts Department, the Finance Manager will work closely with the Finance and Accounts Consultant who will hand hold him for a period of 2 months.
In the absence of the Head of Finance and Accounts Department, the Finance Manager will report to the Managing Director;
he / she with the assistance of the Finance and Accounts Consultant will produce accurate and timely financial results; ensuring compliance with financial regulations, industry regulations and all other relevant regulations, and communicate value and risk issues to top management and the board.
The Finance Manager will work closely with the Finance and Accounts Consultant to the ensure accurate bookkeeping and preparation of monthly financial statements, using QuickBooks Accounting Software, and maintaining files for supporting documents and communications regarding accounting activities.
Assist in the development of the Company’s corporate strategy and plan
Manage and coordinate the Company’s financial business including budget preparation, fiscal control, and maintenance of payroll data and accounting records
Provide financial reports and interpret financial information to managerial staff while recommending further courses of action
Analyze costs, pricing, variable contributions, sales results and the company’s actual performance compared to the business plans
Develop trends and projections for the firm’s finances
Conduct reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities
Manage the preparation of the company’s budget
Liase with auditors to ensure appropriate monitoring of company finances is maintained.
Help oversee and manage individual accounts
Create, send, and follow up on invoices
Review and adhere to department budgets
Collect and enter data for various financial spreadsheets
Collect information for and prepare payroll payments for employees
Adhere to the company's or organisation's financial policies and procedures and make recommendations for improvement where necessary
B.Sc or HND in Accounting / Finance or related discipline
Professional membership of ICAN, or ACCA is a must
Masters Degree or MBA in Finance is an added advantage
Other Requirements :
4 - 5 years work experience
Accounting skills with Strong knowledge of IFRS and the application in financial accounting
Excellent communication skills
Must possess an above-average knowledge on the use of Microsoft Excel
Knowledge of QuickBooks accounting software will be an added advantage
Must possess good reporting and analytical skills
Must possess strong ethical standards and high level of integrity
Ability to think objectively and demonstrate sound judgement
Experience from an Accounting firm and exposure to Nigerian tax system will be highly preferred.