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  • Posted: Jan 25, 2021
    Deadline: Jan 31, 2021
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    Because Africa’s internet penetration and growth is largely driven by mobile, our vision at Terragon Group, is 'innovation to make mobile meaningful’. We are a digital media company focused on Africa and operating from key markets - Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, South Africa and India. Made up of three independent but complimentary business units: Terra...
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    Financial Controller

    Job Responsibilities

    • Monthly reporting of (consolidated) financial management information including profit or loss, cash flow statement, balance sheet and key performance metrics. Explain developments in margins, balances and other metrics.
    • Weekly reporting on revenue, cost of sales and cash flow.
    • Bi weekly reporting on cash flow forecast
    • Developing plans for financial growth.
    • Support the sales and product development processes by reviewing contracts and business models.
    • Evaluating and managing risk.
    • Recommend financial actions by analyzing accounting options.
    • Preparation of the monthly bank reconciliation of the accounts of the company.
    • Prepare and check sales invoices based on information received from customer success and sales departments
    • Prepare and make payments
    • Book and document all financial transactions and commitments in SAP and ensure that
    • supporting documentation is stored in (electronic) archive. This covers revenue, costs,
    • purchases of fixed assets.
    • Reconcile financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information needed for the audit of financial statements
    • Reconcile bank account statements with SAP on a daily basis
    • Maintain accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures – check effectiveness of controls with a focus on revenue assurance, cost control and safeguarding of assets.
    • Liaising with accounting officers with respect to bills receivable, bills payable, etc and monitor timely collection of accounts receivables.
    • Prepare documentation for capital calls
    • Compute statutory taxes i.e VAT, PAYE, local government and preparation of tax returns, ensure compliance with payment, reporting and other tax requirements.
    • Streamlining accounting functions and operations.
    • Coordinating audit processes

    Job Requirements

    • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience
    • In the possession of a Masters’ degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant discipline
    • Professional qualification such as ACA, ACCA or CFA
    • Solid knowledge of all other finance operations including treasury, payments, accounting for foreign exchange transactions, controls.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships
    • Strong analytical skill set both numerical as well as legal
    • High level of commercial acumen
    • Advanced computer software skills, especially Excel (ability to work with complex formulas), PowerPoint and Word.
    • Solid knowledge of bookkeeping and preparing monthly reporting sets to management
    • Advanced and hands-on knowledge of SAP B1
    • Fast experience with developing and monitoring of performance metrics critical to business growth
    • Solid knowledge of tax and other applicable company laws and regulations in Nigeria.
    • Strong leadership skills and track record of bringing structure to a finance department and developing junior team members
    • Experience with finance functions in other African countries will be considered an advantage.

    N3,600,000 - N5,400,000 annually.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application and a Cover Letter describing why you are a good fit for the job to: using the "Job Title" as the subject of the email.

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