HYT Consulting: Financial Controller

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4 May, 2013

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Finance Jobs in Nigeria

HYT Consulting – Our client is a multinational FMCG and a fast growing producers/manufacturer of various types of goods. As a result of business expansion and capacity building, unique career opportunities exist in the organization for highly competent and self-motivated professionals; the company is looking to fill the vacant position:

Job Title: Financial Controller

Location: Lagos

Report To: CFO
To ensure prompt preparation of Monthly Performance Report for Management decision

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Coordinates all activities of the Department
  • Preparation of Financial Statements
  • Preparation and consolidation of budgets and long Term plans
  • Expenditure Control including Budget preparation and Discipline.
  • Analysis of variances against Budgets and KPI
  • Management Information including periodical(weekly, monthly, quarterly or annual) reports.
  • Management of Trade and Other debtors
  • Project Evaluation and Monitoring
  • Setting Key Performance Indices (KPIs) e.g.
  • Ensures compliance with Quality System requirements in the department
  • Preparation of monthly cash flow forecast
  • Financial responsibility, including actuals and forecasting, of Business Development and Barter products
  • Provision of revenue recognition advice to the business
  • Work with the CFO to prepare annual budget and 3 year plan
  • Preparation of monthly forecast including full responsibility for cost forecasting
  • Preparation, review and analysis of quarterly health check
  • Cost base analysis for both Support costs and Brand costs
  • Client and Agency spend analysis .

Qualifications and Experience

  • First degree in Accounting or related discipline.
  • Professional accounting certification, e.g. ACA, ACCA, or other relevant higher business degree with proven analytical and qualitative accounting/ finance competencies.
  • Experience in FMCG treasury funds management and loan syndication
  • Twelve (12) years cognate experience, of which at least Three (3) years at senior management level

Competencies Required

  • Experience in FMCG industry with, key issues, trends and development.
  • Advanced financial and accounting knowledge, including indepth understanding of international and local accounting and financial reporting standards.
  • Good understanding of foreign exchange operations and regulations, and other relevant regulations – FMCG industry, income and other tax, etc.
  • Strong knowledge of the local and international banking industry.
  • Proven ability to interpret financial statement and apply a broad perspective in summarizing results.
  • Verbal and written communication skills, presentation skills and the ability to influence others
  • Ability to think strategically and holistically and to appreciate the systematic impact of various policies, issues and solutions
  • Good at analyzing and resolving complex financial problems,
  • Competent in the use of computers to enhance work performance,
  • Self-motivated, diligent, and enthusiastic with a strong business orientation
  • Ability to pay attention to details.

Application Closing Date
7th May, 2013

Method of Application
Interested qualified candidates should send their updated CVs to: [email protected] with the position you are applying for.

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