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Financial Accountant/Controller Job Vacancies in Lagos

Fosad Consulting Limited is a business support services firm with offerings in Human Resource
Management, Immigrations and Real Estate Consulting. We leverage our expertise and strategic alliances to support businesses in non-core tasks to strategically position them for business success.

We are recruiting on behalf of our clients to fill the following positions:

Job Title: Financial Accountant/Controller

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Job Descriptions

    The Financial Controller oversees the day to day activities of the finance team and ensures the companies finance function is organised and efficient and produces accurate financial and management accounts with the aim of creating value, maximising growth or improving the business performance of the organisation and its clients.
    Ensuring hitch free internal and external customer experience.

Responsibilities

Administrative Responsibilities:

    Perform a wide variety of executive administrative duties as required by daily operations in finance office
    Liaise and negotiate with vendors and contractors on matters relating to the supply of office products including computers, stationery, etc
    Supervise finance staff (accounts officers, inventory/store keepers) ensuring smooth running of the office.
    Undertake any other ad-hoc projects as directed by the MD
    Providing daily/Weekly reports on work status

Operational Responsibilities:

    Management of the finance function and overseeing the finance team.
    Preparation of budgets, forecasts and cash flows
    Maintenance of financial ledgers and accounting processes
    Preparation of Monthly Consolidated P&L and Balance Sheet
    Timely production of statutory and internal financial reports
    Financial modelling and analysis
    Cash management and treasury duties
    Ensuring that appropriate systems and internal controls are implemented and maintained
    Overseeing the Payroll process
    Preparation returns
    Managing company operations and ensuring project timelines and budgets are met
    Managing company accounting
    Carrying out research and data collection;
    Conducting analysis;
    Preparing business proposals/presentations and reports;
    Client relations management;
    Identifying issues and forming hypotheses;
    Formulating and implementing recommendations/solutions;
    Carrying out weekly Market Intelligence survey and Reports to Management
    Financial Intelligence

Communication Responsibilities:

    Independently respond to letters and general correspondence of a routine nature
    Handle all inquiries within capacity

Confidentiality:

    Perform to earn Management’s full confidence
    Assure discreet handling of all business
    Keep business documents confidential

Qualifications

    Minimum of HND/ B.Sc in Accounting.
    Mandatory and recognised fully qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA (or equivalent) with previous financial control and management reporting experience.
    4-5 years minimum experience in a similar function
    You will be able to demonstrate your experience of managing a small accounting team
    The candidate should be confident, a self starter, with the ability to operate in a dynamic environment
    You must be able to demonstrate good attention to detail, good judgement showing logical decision making, and a hands on approach
    A valid driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record is required.

Additional Information

Functional/Technical:

    Computer literate with good excel skills and solid understanding of accounting software (sage/peachtree) principles Project co-ordination experience
    Independent judgment
    Technical knowledge of the specific area of assignment and of overall company activities
    Discreteness
    Confidentiality
    Integrity
    High learning ability
    Team Spirit
    Proactiveness and foresightedness
    Resourcefulness

Managerial:

    Manage and prioritise time
    Plan and Organize and schedule work
    Listen actively
    Give clear information
    Get unbiased information
    Maintain accurate records
    Identify and Solve Problems
    Make decisions and weigh risk
    Think clearly and analytically

Behavioural

    Excellent communication skills
    Friendly and approachable
    Confident
    Highly attentive to detail
    Ability to multi -task
    Ability to work well under pressure
    Adaptive to change

How to Apply

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