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  • Posted: Nov 8, 2021
    Deadline: Nov 25, 2021
  • Meristem Securities Limited (MSL). MSL is a member of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), and is licensed by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in Nigeria. Our professional advisory services are always based on carefully considered research and delivered with objective integrity from a crop of professionals that remain the best hands within the fina...
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    Assistant Financial Controller


    • Provide full financial and management accounting services to the Management, especially, MD/CEO.
    • Manage and safeguard the company’s finance and financial resources.



    • Ensure that an appropriate financial policy framework is in place to guide management decision-making, particularly in the areas of assets and liability management (ALM).
    • Establish comprehensive operational guidelines & workflows covering all business transactions and processes.
    • Maintain contacts and liaise with bankers, auditors, regulatory authorities (SEC, NSE, PFAs, and e.t.c), tax authorities (Federal & State) to ensure compliance and long term financial security and stability.
    • Participate in meetings of departmental heads as necessary and work closely with all departmental heads/management team, advising them on likely financial consequences of all proposed courses of actions.
    • Be prepared to act as a member of project management team as necessary.

    Financial / Accounting

    • Ensure accuracy and integrity of all financial records and data input.
    • Ensure production of accurate monthly and quarterly performance reports and management accounts.
    • Ensure financial and other reporting systems are maintained in accordance with company’s accounting policies and relevant standards required by regulatory bodies, management and external auditors.
    • Prepare weekly and monthly banks’ reconciliation reports.
    • Ensure error-free trades posting into software(s) and timely settlement.
    • Manage and monitor daily cash position to ensure effective liquidity management as well as minimize company’s exposures/liability.
    • Production and submission of quarterly reports and any other reports as may be requested to SEC in specified format.
    • Ensure effective coordination of offers processes and returns rending to issuing houses.
    • Ensure the appropriateness of the key financial assumptions included in the company’s strategic policies and budgets.
    • Prepare annual accounts and report for consideration by Management & the Board.
    • Maintain records to meet management, statutory & legal requirements.
    • Provide full accounting services to the management including departmental financial analysis and exploring any potential problems with them in order to make appropriate budgetary decisions.
    • Undertake such other financial analysis and reporting as requested by the management from time to time.
    • Prepare and render tax returns (PAYE, VAT, WHT, e.t.c) as and when due.
    • Plan and manage company’s tax liabilities.
    • Evaluate the tax liability impact of complicated courses of actions, minimize tax burden and deal with tax authorities and other government agencies (Federal & State).
    • Advise management & departmental heads on major financial issues as they arise.
    • Manage and maintain fixed asses schedule and depreciation schedules.
    • Manage and maintain the company’s payroll system.
    • Prepare and submit staff monthly pension remittances to the PFAs.
    • Manage and maintain the financial accounting systems for the company.
    • Coordinate/facilitate annual budget and forecasts sessions.

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