Industry Manufacturing Work Experience 5+ years City Lagos. State / Province Lagos. Zip / Postal Code 100001
Our client is a leading FMCG group in Africa. They are into manufacturing of branded personal care products for the African market.
Due to expansion they are currently in need of a Senior Accountant.
Preparation of consolidated accounts, bank and inter-company reconciliation
Preparation of information for annual audit and key point of contact for auditors
Tax compliance and regulatory reporting for the group
The continued improvement of accounting process and control
Keeping abreast of changes to financial reporting standards and report key issues to the management team
Supporting the finance management team with ad-hoc projects
Exercising financial control over the factory, covering accruals & prepayments, closing stock positions and operational costs to ensure an accurate view of performance is reported each period
Improving the quality and process of periodic reporting, along with projects to streamline the monthly reporting process
Working on annual budgeting, reporting of performance versus budget and understanding the year on year position to help drive performance.
Able to handle accounts receivables functions.
Required competence / Qualification / Skill
Experience of working in a manufacturing environment is mandatory
SAP FICO experience with reference to point 1 above, is an added advantage
Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, ICAN or equivalent)
Able to manage your stakeholders in a challenging environment
Strong communication and presentation skills are essential
Ability to build networks across functions and in different locations.