Posted on :
14 Apr, 2010
14 Apr, 2010
Michael Page has more than 32 years expertise in professional services recruitment. Over this period we’ve grown organically to establish ourselves as one of the best-known and most respected consultancy companies, employing more than 3,702 people in 136 offices and 28 countries worldwide., Michael page recruits Finance Director
WESTERN AFRICA – CALABAR
AGRO-INDUSTRY, CONSUMER GOODS
ABOUT OUR CLIENT
Our client is one of the largest industrial conglomerates in Africa with more than 6,000 employees in Nigeria.
As part of the Executive management team, you will be responsible for managing the finance and accounts operations in the plant, ensuring accurate and timely financial reporting of transactions and effective implementation of financial and accounting systems at the plant location. Reporting directly to the General Manager and dotted line to the Regional Financial Controller, your key responsibilities will include:
-Managing the finance department, ensuring effective and efficient management of resources,
-Providing leadership and responsibility for the financial reporting, ensuring integrity of all financial information, particularly budgeting and cash flow management,
-Preparing monthly, quarterly and annual consolidated financial statements, budgets, forecasts and other KPI performance reports for the business,
-Managing external relationships with banks, tax and regulatory authorities, clients and suppliers,
-Ensuring that the organisation is and remains compliant with all legislative financial requirements, regulatory accounting standards and financial best practice.
WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR
The successful candidate will be qualified accountants (ICAN) with a minimum of 10 years experience in the industrial sector in Nigeria. He will have a demonstrable track record in business and finance management, experience in ERP implementations, ideally at Director Level and with an international dimension. The role requires a Finance Director who has a strong strategic vision coupled with concise technical knowledge and an ability to communicate and negotiate at the highest level with external stake holders and Board members.
He will show drive, flexibility, excellent leadership qualities and entrepreneurial spirit.
Fluency in English is essential for this role. Strong command of Ejagham/ Efik or Igbo is a must.
WHAT’S ON OFFER
A very attractive salary package will be offered to the right candidate.
Michael Page Contact
Your application will be sent to Franck Johnson
REFERENCE : QFJO569614