Retail / Sales

Financial Controller at Hartleys Supermarket and Stores

Hartleys Supermarket and Stores – We deliver the ultimate shopping experience to our community by offering a wide variety of the freshest and quality products, with exceptional service.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Financial Controller

Location:  Lagos, Nigeria
Employment Type: Full-time

Role Summary

  • This job role is responsible for providing valuable financial guidance and support to the organization. The Finance Controller owns the performance agenda including delivery of all financial metrics and ensuring a robust control and risk management environment.
  • A pro-active member of the business management team, providing financial leadership to challenge and influence the organization in order to drive value from strategic to operational decision making and execution whilst leveraging on global financial processes, standards, systems and data to drive efficiency and effectiveness.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensuring the business meets all its statutory and compliance obligations, including statutory accounting and tax issues.
  • Creation of company accounting policies according to best practice and standards.
  • Prepare Monthly, Quarterly and Annual Financial reports, including consolidated financial statements and cash flow statements
  • Provide timely, accurate and relevant financial information for strategic decision making and external audit purposes
  • Manage the organizations’ general ledger and ensure all transactions are processed in line with acceptable accounting principles
  • Manage the company revenue and expenditure accounts
  • Ensure timely and accurate completion of the monthly ‘financial close’ activities
  • Oversee the performance of periodic ledger and bank reconciliations as required
  • Maintain relationships with company banks and other relevant financial institutions
  • Management and coordination of annual statutory audit.
  • Cash flow management and projections
  • Overseeing of the accounts payable, receivables and other finance function
  • Act as trusted business advisor to all members of the business area being supported in order to challenge and support the business to improve overall performance
  • Provide financial input into supply chain projects
  • Identify key areas of opportunities and improvement gaps
  • Training and development of the Finance of team
  • Management of company’s ERP
  • Ensuring that transactions and reporting are carried out in an automated environment
  • Providing insights on the financial health of the organization.
  • Keeping track of market trends.
  • Seek cost-reduction opportunities.
  • Developing relationships with external contacts such as auditors, solicitors etc
  • Develop savings & profit targets/ KPIs in line with business objectives and action standards
  • Effective working capital management
  • Leading the budgeting/forcasting and planning processes for the company.

Educational Requirement

  • Minimum of HND / B.Sc in Accounting or related discipline

Work Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of 8 years work experience
  • Professional qualification is required (ACCA, ACA, ICAN, CIMA)
  • Experience in Retailing/Merchandising industry is a must.

Other Requirements:

  • Hands-on experience in the use of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system is required
  • Financial Modelling experience is very essential.

Person Specification:

  • Building Collaborative and Healthy Relationships – Amiable enough to easily build productive working relationships with co-worker, external customers and resources whilst valuing people of different backgrounds, cultures and demographics.
  • Communication and Presentation Skills – Expresses ideas clearly and concisely; passing information (written and Orally) to stakeholders appropriately
  • Self ‘Leadership and Accountability ‘Ability to take ownership and work with little supervision
  • Possession of Financial Modelling Skills
  • Strong Analytical skills.

Deadline: 14th September, 2020.

How to Apply
Intrested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using Fiancial Controller as the subject of the mail.

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