Head of Financerecruitment@resourceintermediaries.org
Resource Intermediaries Limited
Lagos, Nigeria
3d ago

Head of Finance for an FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) company

Our client, an FMCG is sourcing for a Head of Finance to oversee all financial aspects of the business and drive the company’s financial strategy and planning.

This individual will be responsible for assessing the financial performance of the company as well as possible risks and investments and ensure the use capital and resources beneficially.

Job Description

  • Establish long and short term financial strategy and plan for the Company
  • Establish and Prepare key financial reports, ensuring that company financial statements are prepared monthly;
  • conform to relevant statutory regulations and show true and fair view of the business position
  • Excellence Knowledge and Experience with Sage Pastel
  • Liaise with banks, external auditors, tax consultants and government authority in relations to accounting issues, licenses and taxes.
  • Develop the corporate financing strategy and manage relationships with banks, partners and investors.
  • Develop strategies for working capital management, ensuring adequate liquidity to support business growth
  • targets as well as timely settlement of payables and collection of receivables.

  • Develop robust internal controls systems within the organization to limit risks and reduce the company’s exposure to financial and business risks.
  • Lead revenue, cost and profit forecast for the business, ensuring that processes are in place deliver top-line and bottom-line target.
  • Lead Analysis to support profitable growth / expansion of the business across key trade channels.
  • Lead loss elimination efforts to identify and eliminate operational inefficiencies / waste.
  • Lead monthly reconciliation of Revenue and Cost variance to understand key drivers and developing plans to close any gaps
  • Coordinate all activities between the HO and branch finance functions.
  • Qualification & Experience

  • Bachelor’s in Accounting or relevant discipline
  • A Master’s degree in finance will be an added advantage
  • Min 5 years’ experience in Finance in an FMCG or FMCG distributor Organization
  • High level Leadership, Ownership, assertiveness and proactivity
  • Very strong Influence & Rapport skills
  • Self-driven and proactive
  • Must be flexible / open to change.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • QUALIFIED candidates should urgently send CVs to using the job role Head of Finance as subject of the mail.

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