Job Title: Financial Controller

Job ID: FC83772

Job Type: Full Time

Location: Lagos, Nigeria · Finance


  • Prepare Monthly Management Accounts;
    Ensure the accuracy and integrity of the monthly management accounts;
  • Prepare monthly variance reports for all reporting entities and provide explanations to variances;
  • Prepare a quarterly forecast for the full year in the format of the monthly management accounts;
  • Provide useful insights into business performance and recommend improvement activities.
  • Oversee full financial accounting systems and processes e.g. accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll function;
  • Prepare Intercompany reconciliation and statements
  • Review key assumptions for reasonableness; analyse and quantify key risks and judgements used in the financial figures reported.
  • Develop financial reporting in the ERP system to meet company requirements;
  • Provide support to other departments to maximise amounts invoiced to clients and to efficiently collect payments;
  • Provide financial information to support commercial activities within the business and other departments as required;
  • Ensure compliance for statutory deductions and payments;
    Manage tax reporting and audits;
  • Ensure insurance coverage is in place at all times to meet statutory and company requirements;
  • Plan and manage the annual external accounts audit to produce draft financial statements within 10 weeks of the year end;
  • Oversee the preparation of quality and timely financial statements and reports in line with IFRS standards
  • Provide ad-hoc support to the GM Finance as required (i.e. special projects)
  • Other duties as required


  • University Graduate or equivalent
  • Professional accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in a similar role or within a Finance team.
  • Wide experience of working with ERP/Accounting software
  • Experience of large projects and EPIC would be advantageous
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to develop and present ideas and reasoned arguments clearly and concisely to various audiences
  • High level of integrity and ethical behaviour – sets a good example
    Strong ability to prioritize, multi-task and delegate
  • Culturally aware and adept at operating in a multi-cultural environment
  • Advance MS Excel financial planning and modelling skills
    Intermediate working knowledge of Microsoft Office programmes; Outlook, Word, PowerPoint
  • Solid team player with high energy and go get attitude to deliver results
  • High degree of resilience.
  • Demonstrable evidence of interpreting & manipulating data clearly and accurately with the ability to extract & clearly articulate key points

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