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  • Posted: Jul 31, 2019
    Deadline: Aug 7, 2019
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    Financial Controller

    Reference Number: 130-PEO01100
    Location: Lagos
    Department: People & Change Nigeria
    Job type: Permanent

    Job Purpose

    • The Financial Controller will be responsible for managing and coordinating all financial activities for controlling and reporting.
    • This individual will supervise and is responsible for the correct application of the company’s accounting principles; application of local statutory and fiscal accounting and reporting requirements as well as proper and timely follow-up of remarks made by internal and external auditors.

    The key objectives of this role are to ensure that:

    • All vendor master data are accurate
    • All customer master data are accurate
    • All sub-ledgers are reconciled monthly
    • All packed documents on SAP are reviewed and released appropriately
    • All financial reports are accurate and timely

    Duties and Responsibilities
    The Financial Controller will carry out the following functions:

    Account Payable Approval:

    • Creation/approval of Vendor accounts
    • Release of Purchase Orders N10m and above
    • Approval of vendor invoices and other requests for payment
    • Review and approval of payroll and other statutory payments
    • Authorization of cheques and direct transfers

    Review and approval of Monthly Reconciliation of all sub-ledgers:
    Review and approval of:

    • Monthly Bank Reconciliation
    • Monthly Assets Under Construction
    • Monthly Investment Property Reconciliation
    • Quarterly Customer Account Reconciliation
    • Quarterly Vendor Account Reconciliation

    Period End Journals:

    • Review and approval of monthly journals for the following:
      • Property Plan and Equipment
      • Investment Property
      • Amortization of Prepayment
      • Liaise with the Finance Team in the timely booking of transactions as well as clearance of reconciling items
      • Provide critical input for technical accounting and policy guidelines on the reporting of balances in the financial statements

    Prepare Financial Statements and Reports:

    • Prepare monthly Management Reports including variance analysis
    • Prepare consolidated Financial Statements
    • Prepare Board Report and Explanatory Notes
    • Prepare Risk and Governance Report
    • Prepare Audit Committee Report
    • Prepare monthly Group Reports
    • Prepare Annual Budget

    Qualification & Experience:

    • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or HND in Accounting, Finance or any related field
    • Minimum of twelve (12) years relevant experience, with at least five (5) years in Management role
    • Relevant MBA or Master’s Degree in Finance is an added advantage
    • ACCA, ICAN or equivalent qualification

    Skills & Competencies:

    • Good understanding of IFRS and ability to apply them appropriately
    • Demonstrated competences for accuracy, attention to detail, and integrity
    • Very good computer skills including proficiency in SAP and Excel
    • Ability to clarify and resolve accounting issues
    • Good team player with excellent leadership and people management skills
    • Ability to communicate effectively in English (Oral and Written)

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) on to apply
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