Business and Finance

Financial Controller at CFS Group Plc

CFS is a multi faceted financial services company offering tailored financial services and solutions to individuals and companies. We provide a diversified range of financial services.Our services include Private, Business, Corporate and Mortgage Banking, Assets management, Stock Broking, andnInvestment Banking (Financial Advisory; Debt & Equity Capital Markets and Project & Structured Finance), Bureau De change, Pension Fund Administrator and Insurance Services.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Financial Controller

Location: Maryland, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Operations, Research, Statistics, Math, Economics, or related analytical discipline preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience with experience in the financial services sector, and an investment banking experience will be a plus.
  • Relevant advanced degree e.g. Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Investment or a related field of study is an added advantage.
  • Relevant finance-related certification(s) is/are an added advantage.
  • A natural curiosity and a “big picture” mentality
  • Excellent spoken and written communication and experience partnering with an executive team Highly motivated and target driven with a demonstrated experience in investment banking and projects finance including considerable experience meeting commercial milestones (i.e. achieving revenue or profit targets).
  • Advanced Excel proficiency of practical experience of using Excel for building and maintaining financial models.
  • Prioritizing, time management and organizational skills with the ability to work in a goal oriented environment where you will be evaluated on your KPIs.

Additional Requirement:

  • A SEC sponsored individual is not compulsory but will be an added advantage

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage all accounting operations including Billing, A/R, A/P, GL, and Revenue Recognition in line with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • Coordinating and directing the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances
  • Preparing and publishing timely monthly financial statements
  • Coordinate the preparation of periodic regulatory reporting and returns
  • Research technical accounting issues for compliance
  • Coordinate month-end and year-end close processes
  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting
  • Manage and comply with all levels of government reporting requirements and tax filings
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Perform risk management by analyzing the organization’s liabilities and investments
  • Support investment strategies especially in the aspect of cash and liquidity risks
  • Ensure cash flow is appropriate for the organization’s operations
  • Set up and oversee an effective finance structure and system for the smooth running of accounting and finance operations
  • Ensure compliance with the law and company’s policies
  • Contribute towards all due diligence and negotiation processes.
  • Any other duties as directed by management as necessary from time to time.

Deadline: 8th January, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the “Job title” as the subject of the email.

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