Manufacturing / FMCG / Industrial

Finance and Inventory Manager Job in a Leading Dessert & Bakery Accessories Supply Company

Owens and Xley – Our client, a leading Dessert & Bakery Accessories Supply Company is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Finance and Inventory Manager

Location: Lagos

Job Overview

  • The Finance / Inventory Manager would be responsible for maintaining the financial and accounting aspect of the business.
  • S/He or she will be tasked with preparing financial statements, maintaining cash controls, preparing the payroll and managing the company’s expenses.
  • He or she would also be responsible for inventory management, ensuring accuracy of inventory at all times.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Prepare employee payroll and ensure timely payment of employees
  • Document daily income and expenditure
  • Confirm deposits, transfers and POS payments from clients
  • Prepare monthly financial statement
  • Prepare yearly balance sheet at the end of the company’s business year December
  • Conduct stock count monthly and reconcile with account information
  • Manage petty cash requisition and disbursement
  • Reconcile all sales and revenue daily
  • Reconcile sales and bank statement
  • Ensure transactions are properly recorded and entered into the accounting software
  • Assist with the annual audit
  • Maintain financial files and records
  • Prepare daily financial reports
  • Inventory Management:
  • Count all the new items received and record in the log book
  • Check received items for damages
  • Notify the Business Director inaccuracies in received orders
  • Take record of damaged products using the logbook
  • Sort and repack items e.g cups, flowers, sprinkles, etc.
  • Repack products and bag items
  • Print barcode on packed items
  • Recount products and log into the inventory system
  • Receive new shipments
  • Take inventory of items in the store
  • Arrange the items in the store
  • Notify and remind the Business Director when the stock is low
  • Monitor stock levels
  • Perform other duties as assigned/required by the Business Director.

Educational Qualification:

  • HND or BSC in Accounting


  • 2+ years’ experience in a similar role
  • Inventory management experience is required
  • Experience in the retail industry a plus
  • Use of accounting software is compulsory

Skills and Abilities:

  • Proven integrity
  • Familiarity with financial and customer service principles
  • Good math skills with the ability to create and analyze reports, spreadsheets and sales statistics
  • Proficient user of MS Office MS Excel in particular
  • Must be able to prepare management reports and correspondence
  • Good initiative, time and stress management skills
  • Leadership and organizational abilities
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Problem-solving attitude

Personal Attributes

  • Keen eye for detail
  • Love to work in a relaxed and fun environment
  • Confident and pleasant
  • Focused
  • Must live within Ketu, Magodo, Ikosi axis.


  • N60,000 per month.

Deadline: 2nd March, 2020.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email.

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