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
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.
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
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
Managing company operations and ensuring project timelines and budgets are met
Managing company accounting
Carrying out research and data collection;
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
Independently respond to letters and general correspondence of a routine nature
Handle all inquiries within capacity
Perform to earn Management’s full confidence
Assure discreet handling of all business
Keep business documents confidential
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.
Computer literate with good excel skills and solid understanding of accounting software (sage/peachtree) principles Project co-ordination experience
Technical knowledge of the specific area of assignment and of overall company activities
High learning ability
Proactiveness and foresightedness
Manage and prioritise time
Plan and Organize and schedule work
Give clear information
Get unbiased information
Maintain accurate records
Identify and Solve Problems
Make decisions and weigh risk
Think clearly and analytically
Excellent communication skills
Friendly and approachable
Highly attentive to detail
Ability to multi -task
Ability to work well under pressure
Adaptive to change
How to Apply