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  • Posted: Oct 22, 2021
    Deadline: Nov 5, 2021
  • The Smackers Limited started operations in 2006 with her flagship trademark The Place Restaurant on Isaac John GRA, Ikeja Lagos. Over the last decade we have progressively grown and now operate in the food services and hospitality business. We are a company that believes in creating a better everyday life. We exist to satisfy the changing taste and expectations of consumers as we best understand and satisfy the food and pleasure need of customers.
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    Finance Manager

    Location: Lekki Phase I, Lagos

    Job Description

    • We are looking for a results-driven and confident financial manager to manage and improve our organization's financial reporting and direct our accounting operations.
    • A potential candidate will be required to have a strong accounting and/or Auditing background, demonstrate proficiency in financial processes reengineering and documenting, as well as have combination of consulting and industry experience. As a financial Manager, you will be required to possess the skill and experience to support the growth and expansion of the business, implement proper internal controls over financial reporting and prepare financial plans and reports that support organizational strategy and decision making.
    • The ideal candidate should possess strong analytical skills, exceptional problem-solving skills, a flair for numbers, be highly organized, and have excellent leadership skills.


    • Re-engineer and document financial processes
    • Drive implementation and monitor adherence to financial processes
    • Manage accounting records and oversee accounting operations,
    • Lead the month-end closing process, prepare monthly financial statements and other financial reports
    • Ensure accuracy of financial statements, information and supporting schedules
    • Analyze financial data and make improvement recommendations to senior management.
    • Manage financial transactions and monitor expenditure in line with targets
    • Administer and manage federal and state taxes including filing and remittances
    • Manage Cash flows for operational and investment purpose


    • A good First Degree in any relevant discipline from a reputable institution.
    • Chartered accountant or relevant accounting professional qualification required.
    • External audit or management consulting experience in a Big 4 or medium sized accounting firm will be an added advantage
    • Ability to document and re-engineer financial processes. Previous experience will be an added advantage
    • Experience in dealing with different tax authorities and coordinating tax audit
    • Prior and proven Accounting experience in related industry i.e. restaurant, manufacturing or retail industry.
    • Proven hands-on experience with inventory management and production accounting in a manufacturing or restaurant setting
    • Strong technical know-how and understanding of accounting and internal controls.
    • Strong Excel and financial information analytical skills and comfortable with use of ERP software.

    Method of Application

    Note: Candidates who do not meet the above criteria need not apply.

    Interested and qualified? Go to The Place on to apply

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

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