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  • Posted: Nov 18, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • 9Mobile is a Nigerian telecommunications services provider, currently operating in Nigeria. 9Mobile is formerly known as Etisalat Nigeria.
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    Director, Financial Control

    Job: IRC4305

    Employment type: Permanent

    Job Summary 

    • Develop and implement robust financial controls both in the finance and business operational realms.
    • Ensure compliance with appropriate and widely accepted accounting practices and standards.
    • Responsible for the management of EMTS's financial accounting strategy and contribute to the development of business strategic goals.

    Principal Functions
    Tactical & Strategy:

    • Validate all financial controls and procedures within the business, ensuring the adequate maintenance of proper policies and procedures in the areas of finance &accounting.
    • Maintain suitable internal controls that lead to complete, accurate, and timely financial reporting.
    • Develop innovative risk management vehicles to improve the organization's financial position.
    • Ensure alignment of the division's strategy with the corporate strategy, goals, and objectives.  
    • Establish and implement accounting procedures and policies in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and law of the state.
    • Evolve and implement cost management strategies to monitor and control cost organization-wide.
    • Implement a consistent review of existing processes and controls to identify improvements that can be immediately adopted.
    • Prepare monthly business operations analysis report of projects and customer group; analyse the budget variances and provide recommendation to ensure budget is well executed.
    • Conduct the revision of monthly management accounts, with appropriate commentaries, providing accurate and insightful analysis of performance in line with internal deadlines.
    • Evolve and promote control processes to mitigate financial risks.
    • Promote a culture of high performance and continuous improvement that values learning and a commitment to quality.
    • Take ownership of and communicate department's strategic direction and objectives to team members.
    • Maintain continuous lines of communication, keeping top management informed of all critical financial issues.


    • Ensure financial processes and controls operate effectively and efficiently daily while developing and implementing reporting measures to demonstrate their operations.
    • Ensure that all reconciliations are completed on timely basis and differences are investigated and resolved promptly.
    • Support the CFO in preparation of business plans and re-forecasts.
    • Analyse the financial impact of business operational issues & decisions and advise accordingly.
    • Integrate directly with the IT department in ensuring that appropriate financial management technology systems and platforms are in place to expand and sustain growth-oriented business and ensure financial success.
    • Support month-end and year-end close process.
    • Motivate, mentor, coach, guide and ensure knowledge transfer and capacity building in team members
    • Perform any other duties that may be assigned by the CFO.

    Educational Requirements

    • Bachelor's Degree or HND in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related field.
    • MBA or similar advanced degree preferred.
    • Professional qualification (ACA, ACCA, CFA,ICAN) is mandatory
    • Advanced knowledge of professional financial standards.
    • Twelve (12) to Fifteen (15) year work experience with at least Three (3) years at senior management level.
    • Meaningful relevant experience in a business environment characterized by growth, enhancement of business processes and systems complexity
    • Strong executive presence and effective communication and relationship building skills.
    • A strong understanding of Finance control methodologies and techniques, including data analytics.
    • Exceptional attention to detail along with the ability to synthesize and communicate business issues and solutions.
    • Proven experience working within a fast-paced, complex business environment
    • Exceptional communication and presentation skills with ability to deliver strategic messages to senior leadership level positions.
    • Collaborative, team-oriented leadership style with track record of leading and mentoring teams.
    • Ability to establish a high degree of accountability across the organization through both performance measurement and clear communications.
    • High level of integrity and discretion with confidential matters.


    • Financial Accounting / Reporting
    • Budgeting and control techniques
    • Receivables & Payable Management
    • Cost Accounting
    • Telecoms Industry Knowledge Skills
    • Leadership and People Management
    • Business and Financial Acumen
    • Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
    • Judgment and Creative Problem Solving
    • Multi-tasking
    • Effective Communication and Collaborative
    • Strategic Thinker and Operations savvy Behaviour
    • Passion for Excellence
    • Integrity
    • Empowering people
    • Growing people
    • Teamwork
    • Customer Focus

    Internal Relationships:

    • All Departments. Senior Management Team, Executive Management Team

    External Relationships:

    • Vendors, Consultants, External Auditors

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to 9Mobile on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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