Finance Manager

Location:  Lagos, Nigeria (Hybrid)

Industry: Financial Services

Summary:

Our client, a top financial servicing company who supports entrepreneurs in building financial prosperity is looking to add a Financial Manager/Controller who will be responsible for working with senior management to develop financial strategies for the organization. You are comfortable handling large amounts of data, acting as a business partner, decision maker, and providing regular financial reporting. The ideal candidate must have built and led finance teams in the past and have built finance processes/structure within an organization. This position reports directly to the CEO.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage accounting operations
  • Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements
  • Coordinate the preparation of regulatory reporting
  • Research technical accounting issues for compliance
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting
  • Manage and comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Additional controller duties as necessary

Qualifications:

  • Proven working experience as a Financial Controller in a top  financial company
  • Minimum of 7 years of overall combined accounting and finance experience
  • Advanced degree in Accounting
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
  • Experience with creating financial statements
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process
  • Excellent accounting software user and administration skills
Job Location: Lagos

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