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  • Posted: Feb 27, 2020
    Deadline: Mar 2, 2020
  • Owens and Xley is a business consulting and advisory company. We offer strategic services in the areas of business advisory, business development and planning to small businesses that would otherwise not have access to the technical competencies available to bigger companies. We know the role good planning plays in any business and its associated costs, a...
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    Finance/Inventory Manager

    Owens and Xley Consults- Our client a leading dessert and bakery accessories supply company is looking for a qualified candidate to join her team
    Job Overview
    The Finance/Inventory Manager would be responsible for maintaining the financial and accounting aspect of the business. S/He or she will be tasked with preparing financial statements, maintaining cash controls, preparing the payroll and managing the company’s expenses. He or she would also be responsible for inventory management, ensuring accuracy of inventory at all times.

    Duties and responsibilities


    • Prepare employee payroll and ensure timely payment of employees
    • Document daily income and expenditure 
    • Confirm deposits, transfers and POS payments from clients 
    • Prepare monthly financial statement
    • Prepare yearly balance sheet at the end of the company’s business year (December)
    • Conduct stock count monthly and reconcile with account information
    • Manage petty cash requisition and disbursement
    • Reconcile all sales and revenue daily
    • Reconcile sales and bank statement
    • Ensure transactions are properly recorded and entered into the accounting software
    • Assist with the annual audit
    • Maintain financial files and records
    • Prepare daily financial reports
    • Inventory Management:
    • Count all the new items received and record in the log book
    • Check received items for damages
    • Notify the Business Director inaccuracies in received orders
    • Take record of damaged products using the logbook
    • Sort and repack items e.g cups, flowers, sprinkles, etc.
    • Repack products and bag items
    • Print barcode on packed items
    • Recount products and log into the inventory system
    • Receive new shipments
    • Take inventory of items in the store
    • Arrange the items in the store
    • Notify and remind the Business Director when the stock is low
    • Monitor stock levels
    • Perform other duties as assigned/required by the Business Director.


    • Educational Qualification
    • HND or BSC in Accounting


    • 2+ years’ experience in a similar role
    • Inventory management experience is required
    • Experience in the retail industry a plus
    • Use of accounting software is compulsory

    Skills and Abilities

    • Proven integrity 
    • Familiarity with financial and customer service principles
    • Good math skills with the ability to create and analyze reports, spreadsheets and sales statistics
    • Proficient user of MS Office (MS Excel in particular)
    • Must be able to prepare management reports and correspondence
    • Good initiative, time and stress management skills
    • Leadership and organizational abilities
    • Interpersonal and communication skills
    • Problem-solving attitude


    • Keen eye for detail
    • Love to work in a relaxed and fun environment
    • Confident and pleasant
    • Focused 

    Salary: N60,000

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: using the position as subject of email.

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