Job Title: Finance Manager Description

  • To ensure that the financial policies/procedures of the company are implemented efficiently in line with generally accepted Financial/Accounting practices and statutory requirements.
  • To ensure the ongoing financial health (the ability to fulfil financial obligations) of The company and act as safeguard of the company’s financial assets.
  • To manage the Finance & Accounting Unit, and to develop and implement a modern cost effective accounting system that will meet the challenges and objectives the company

Responsibilities
Strategy definition & Business Planning:

  • Participate in the development of corporate strategy and plan
  • Define overall operational strategy and budget for the Finance & Accounting process unit

Financial Advisory:

  • Define and communicate corporate accounting guidelines, including chart of accounts, periodic closing schedules as well as reporting requirements
  • Overseeing and managing all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems, ensuring compliance with the Company’s Finance policy and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), regulatory requirements, and internal control/audit requirements that the company is not open to risk in that area
  • Set authorization standards and approve payments within own limits.
  • Ensure required financial reports are provided to relevant depatments on a timely basis.

Budget Controlling:

  • Define and communicate budgeting guidelines, processes, methods, roles and schedules
  • Prepare and manage organizational budgets, and make amendments based on approvals.

Treasurer/Risk Management:

  • Develop, communicate and implement corporate treasury & risk management policies and guidelines in accordance with The company’s business strategy
  • Monitor organisational cash flow and liquidity to ensure the availability of funds required to finance The company’s operations, business plans and budgets.

People Management & Coaching:

  • Approve training programs for staff within units.
  • Provide leadership, guidance and support to the process unit
  • Ensure appropriate staff are recruited, developed and appraised in a timeous fashion
  • Facilitation of a healthy happy productive working environment for the department

Skills

  • Budgeting
  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Management & Corporate
  • Finance
  • Management Accounting
  • Tax Management
  • IT System Skills
  • Coaching
  • Performance Management
  • Strategic Perspective
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Leadership

Qualifications

  • At least 8 years post-qualification experience, 6 of which must have been spent in a managerial role in a formal business organisation preferably manufacturing of FMCG
  • A good university degree or its equivalent plus a recognised professional accounting qualification (i.e., ACA, ACCA or Equivalent).

Location: Lagos
Closing Date
15th January, 2017.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: jobs@eriscofoodsltd.com.ng using the job title as email subject.