Financial Controller

Posted On: 22 June 2020 Norrenberger Financial Group   FCT
Reference: N/A Type: Full-Time



Job Description

Norrenberger is an Integrated Financial Services Group (Licensed & Regulated by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) that operates a customer-focused business model offering clients a comprehensive range of financial products& services including Funds & Investment Management, Structured & Alternative Finance, SME Funding, Foreign Exchange and Business Advisory Services.

We are recruiting to fill the position of Financial Controller

JOB SUMMARY   

  • The Financial Controller will undertake all aspects of financial management, including corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, budget and forecasts preparation.

  • The Finance Controller responsibilities will also include tax management and administration, performance management and act as a consultant for senior managers, conducting cost and revenues analyses.

DESCRIPTION 

MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING:

  • Maintains and enforces a documented system of accounting policies and procedures

  • Manage outsourced functions

  • Oversee the operations of the accounting department, including managing the organizational structure adequate for achieving the department's goals and objectives

  • Oversee accounting operations of the company and its subsidiaries

  • Create an organizational structure within the accounting department to facilitate the achievement of the department’s short-term goals and long-term objectives.

  • Manage and mentor junior personnel in the accounting department.

TRANSACTION : 

  • Ensure that accounts payable are paid in a timely manner

  • Ensure that all reasonable discounts are taken on accounts payable

  • Ensure that accounts receivable are collected promptly

  • Ensure that periodic bank reconciliations are completed

  • Ensure that required debt payments are made on a timely basis

  • Maintain the chart of accounts and manage GL for accuracy

  • Management of tax- VAT, WHT, PAYE. Liaise with the company’s tax consultant, auditor and regulators for efficient tax management

  • Advise and liaise with Operations on transaction postings to ensure that the correct GL are credited or debited

  • Maintain an orderly accounting filing system

  • Maintain a system of controls over accounting transactions

FINANCIAL REPORTING AND BUDGETING:

  • Preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual management account for management and regulators.

  • Issue timely and complete financial statements.

  • Coordinate the preparation of the corporate annual report.

  • Recommend benchmarks against which to measure the performance of company operations.

  • Calculate and issue financial and operating metrics.

  • Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts.

  • Calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to management.

  • Provide for a system of management cost reports.

  • Provide financial analyses as needed, in particular for capital investments, pricing decisions, and contract negotiations.

  • Ensure that financial reports comply with current accounting principles and financial reporting standards.

  • Publish complete and timely financial statements to company executives, shareholders, and the board.

  • Account for any budget variances and report significant discrepancies to management.

  • Recommend benchmarks for the measurement of company financial performance goals.

  • Responsible for the filing of quarterly and annual reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

COMPLIANCE:  

  • Provide regulatory reports to compliance department for rendition

  • Coordinate the provision of information to external auditors for the annual audit

  • Monitor debt levels and compliance with debt covenants

  • Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings.

EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATION  

  • Minimum of Second Class degree in Accounting or Finance. Master’s Degree is an added advantage.

  • Chartered Accountant (ACA/ACCA) with a minimum of 6 years working experience in the finance sector- Commercial Bank, Merchant Bank, Finance House or National Microfinance Bank.

  • Experience with financial reporting requirements- IFRS and IAS

  • Demonstrated experience with the use EasyBank Application

  • Good knowledge of SEC and CBN policies on financial reporting

  • Demonstrated experience in liaising with Auditors

  • Ability to pay keen attention to details.

  • Strong analytical and decision making skills.

KEY COMPETENCE REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Knowledge of accounting and financial reporting standards- IFRS and IAS

  • Use of EasyBank Application

  • Strong analytics and problem solving skills

  • Vast across accounting and finance spectrum- Financial, Management, Tax, Audit and financial investigation

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suites Word, Excel and Access.

  • Able to work well in a team and on own initiative.

  • Database Management

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

HOW TO APPLY 

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: careers@norrenberger.com using the Job Title as subject of the email


Skills

Accountability

Accounting

Account Management




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