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Financial Controller Needed in a Microfinance Bank in Lagos

Culminate Consulting – Our client, a microfinance bank, is seeking to recruit suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Financial Controller 
Location: 
Lagos 
Key Role 

  • Successful candidate will be involved in long-term business planning, data analysis, budget control, revenue assurance, stress testing and reporting on financial performance and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
  • Financial Planning and Strategy, Managing Profitability, Strategic Planning and forecasting, Corporate Finance, Developing Budgets, Managing relationships with banks and negotiations, fund raising and dealing internal and external stakeholders.

Requirements
Knowledge, Skills and Competencies: 

  • Goal oriented, needs to be focused and achieve targets
  • Self starter and team Player
  • Resource Management
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Advanced Presentation skills
  • Leadership, Supervision and Coaching skills
  • Detail oriented and analytical skills
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, pressurized work environment
  • Ability to innovate, prioritize and implement effectively
  • Highly proficient and versatile in the use of technology and accounting software
  • High level of honesty and integrity
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information
  • Ability to work with little or no supervision
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Strong Stakeholder Management and team player.
  • Self Starter and ability to work independently
  • Negotiation skill
  • Strong financial and control management

Qualifications 

  • Minimum of B.Sc in Accounting/Finance/Economics
  • Financial services or technology company experience will be beneficial
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Excel & Word;
  • Good knowledge of IFRS and Management Accounting
  • Good knowledge of CBN regulatory reporting
  • Masters degree will be beneficial
  • Qualified Accountant (ACCA, ICAN)
  • Minimum of 5 Years relevant professional experience in a similar role

Responsibilities 

  • Responsible for integrity of General ledger
  • Implementing procedures according to Corporate policies and procedures
  • Full responsibility for the production of monthly management accounts
  • Review and approve all reconciliation and schedules such as bank statements, schedule of accrued charges, prepayments etc.
  • Ensuring profitable margins on products are achieved and maintained.
  • Demonstrating cost cutting initiatives aiming at providing best solution at lower cost
  • Developing and implementing effective controls framework and management systems to guide and support business operations
  • Liaising with both external and internal auditors
  • Planning and managing the material ordering process and ensure constant availability
  • Ensuring monthly general ledger entries CAPEX and OPEX accruals and provisions are raised
  • Preparing Monthly Management accounts
  • Develop analytical tools to evaluate business proposals and identify best decisions
  • Involvement in day-to-day management team management
  • Statutory reporting and year end duties
  • Consolidation and reporting to senior management
  • Preparation of monthly budgetary control and performance.
  • Preparation of overall annual budget of the bank, including the assumptions and the ratios.
  • Treasury management and monitoring
  • Producing multi-dimensional reports for Management decision
  • Ensuring that all costs are properly tracked and that OPEX and CAPEX are within budget
  • Preparing and implementing budgets for the entire Company


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: admin@culminateconsulting.com with the relevant position applied for as subject of the mail.

Deadline  17th January, 2017. 

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