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    Productive People was founded in 2014 in partnership with 2 of the UK’s leading recruitment consultancies providing contract, retained and permanent recruitment solutions to the global market place.
    Productive People specialises in supplying the most productive people available in all major economic sectors. The pun is deliberate

    The core business objective of Productive People is to be the best at providing the best. With our internationally competitive management team, and our small team of well trained staff, this is not just an objective, but an attainable goal. We combine our personal experiences of job seeking with our industrial and functional expertise and our local market knowledge to ensure that we provide a professional service that is beyond reproach.

    We recruit for a broad range of commercial organisations, ranging from SMEs to companies listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange.

    We provide recruitment services for a number of sectors including: Telecommunications, Energy, IT, Accounting and Finance, Construction, Regeneration, Revenues and Benefits, Transportation, Agriculture and Manufacturing, Central and Local Government, Education and Training, Fund Raising and Charity, Healthcare Management, Marketing and Communications, HR and Business Support – ensuring that you never need to look further than Productive People in your recruitment process or job search

    Head of Finance


    Job description

    Reporting Relationships

    • Functionally reportsinto: Managing Director
    • Administratively reports to: Managing Director
    • Supervises: Inventory Administrator & Accountant
    • Account Officer

    Job objective(s)

    • To facilitate the execution of best practice financial management processes and maintain good relationships with local and international financial institutions, government agencies, consultants etc. 

    Duties & Responsibilities

    Financial Accounting & Treasury Management and Reporting

    • Ensure Proper record keeping of all financial records for adequate reporting
    • Ensure all ledgers are reconciled and updated monthly (i.e. Creditors Ledger, Debtors Ledger, Prepayment Accounts, etc)
    • Ensure Monthly preparation of Bank Reconciliation Report
    • Develop and maintain credit control Policies and Processes
    • Manage cashflow and collections within the outlets
    • Design and maintain effective internal control systems
    • Ensure Monthly reconciliation of all outlets
    • Ensure Monthly business performance reporting (Profit & Loss Account, Balance Sheet, Cashflow Analysis, Sales Analysis, etc)
    • Manage Organization’s Tax matters
    • Ensure Monthly provision of Business
    • Safeguard  all company’s assets
    • Monitor payment processes (Suppliers, Salaries, etc) 

    Planning & Control

    • Prepare corporate Annual Budget and variance report
    • Ensure budgetary Analysis and control

    External relationship Management

    • Manage relationship with banks
    • Maintain cordial relationship with Suppliers and Debtors 

    Inventory Control & Store Management

    • Ensure products received and issued are properly documented and are in good condition with secured packaging not tampered
    • Ensure accuracy and efficiency in bar-coding and tagging of all received goods.
    • Ensure reconciliation of waybill of actual goods received against shippers packing list and contact the supplier through the Merchandise Buyer to resolve discrepancies.
    • Issue dispatch instructions to dispatch riders and drivers and provide routing information toensure that delivery times and locations are coordinated.
    • Schedule and monitor surface pickup, delivery or distribution of merchandise or materials
      • Ensure the processing and reconciliation of outlets orders and their delivery
      • Monitor demand and supply of goods from outlets
      • Review invoices, work orders, reports, and demand forecasts to estimate peak delivery periods and to issue work assignments.
      • Ensure proper arrangement of goods for easy identification and retrieval
      • Supervise and maintain good relationship with transporters, clearing Agents  to ensure quality and timely service delivery
      • Plan, develop, and implement warehouse safety and security programs and activities
      • Verify inventory computations by comparing them to physical counts of stock and investigate discrepancies or adjust errors.
      • Determine and ensure proper storage methods, labelling, identification, and location of merchandise based on quantities, fabric types, environmental factors and physical capabilities of facilities.
      • Prevent inventory shrinkage
      • Train and evaluate performance of store personnel 

    Key Performance Indicators

    • Revenue Growth
    • Operational Efficiency/Cost Management
    • Net Margin
    • Return on investment
    • Budget Variance
    • Timeliness of completed quarterly financial reports
    • Performance of external audit
    • Quality and ease of retrieval of financial information 

    Minimum Education Qualifications

    • B.Sc. or HND in Accounting or related discipline;
    • Professional qualification (ACA, ACCA) would be an added advantage

    Desired Skills and Experience

    Required Experience

    • Minimum of 10 years’ cognate experience.
    • Key experience in one of the "big four" finance firms.
    • Experience in audit of a trading or manufacturing company.


    • IT skills
    • Execution
    • Relationship management
    • Communication skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Proficient knowledge of SAGE

    Required Competencies


    • Accounting and Finance
    • Cost management
    • Taxation
    • Budgeting/Forecasting
    • Company operations
    • Management Accounting

    Method of Application

    To apply, visit Productive People Career Page on LinkedIn

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