Pivotage Consulting

Associate Finance Manager

December 10, 2021
Pivotage Consulting

Full Time
Lagos
Posted 7 months ago

Pivotage Consulting – Our client, a multi-national specializing in alternative energy, particularly in the design, financing and distribution of solar-powered home energy products with presence in Africa and Asia, and products that serves an estimated 53 million people across 35 countries; is looking to hire an Associate Finance Manager.

 

SAMS/1001/FCW

Type: Full Time

Job Title: Associate Finance Manager

Location: Nigeria

Reports to: Financial Controller, West Africa.

 

Job Summary

The Associate Finance Manager will lead the team in the generation of all periodic financial reports on a monthly, quarterly and yearly basis and ensure these are completed in time as per schedule.

The Associate Finance Manager is ultimately responsible for building processes and controls: develop, implement and establish procedures to improve financial business planning by ensuring proper business accounting, review of existing processes employed for critical activities, identify gaps and build improvements.

Key responsibilities:

  1. Financial Reporting, Audit, and Cash flow management
  • Maintain, reconcile and analyze financial and accounting transactions/statements and ensure that they are accurate and in compliance with the company’s rules and accounting regulations accordance with local ICPAU.
  • Lead the team in generation of all periodic financial reports on a monthly, quarterly and yearly basis and ensure these are completed in time as per schedule.
  • Supervise the finance team in closing all periodic accounting activities and processes, research and review submissions to ensure accurate reporting.
  • Lead closure of all statutory and tax audits, external and internal audits, discuss and close all audit queries and gaps raised whilst ensuring process improvement.
  • Accounts receivables & reconciliation: Monitor partners’ accounts and follow up with the Key Account Managers to ensure effective collection.
  • Accounts payable and expense reimbursements. Implement operational procedures to ensure that payments are made and received in a timely manner as per agreed TAT.
  • Funds Management. Ensure availability of sufficient funds in all bank accounts to meet all payments for the next 2 months period.
  • MIS Analytics: Analyze monthly postings against MIS report and close observable gaps.
  1. Compliance Matters and Processes/ Controls
  • Manage all direct and indirect tax filings, reporting, analysis and all its underlying processes, ensuring timely remission with adherence to statutory timelines and accurate account reconciliation.
  • Building processes and controls: Develop, implement and establish procedures to improve financial business planning by ensuring proper business accounting, review of existing processes employed for critical activities, identify gaps and build improvements.
  • Be the lead for all transfer pricing assessments, filings, reporting and processes.
  • Responsible for maintenance of the monthly Compliance Dashboard and to ensure that all statutory payments are made on time
  • Ensure all local secretarial compliances including returns are accurate and filed on time, preparation of various contracts and proposals in the same regard.
  1. Business Partnering and Relationships.

Cultivate and maintain productive relationship with Auditors, Banking, Secretarial Services, Vendors, Customers and other Business stakeholders.

  1. Team Management:

Continuously build, develop and lead the team whilst ensuring a harmonious and exciting work culture

OTHER DUTIES

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at             any time with or without notice.

Job Requirement

  • Degree or Post Graduate Qualification in Accounting or Finance/ACCA / CPA qualification from a recognized institution with 5-6 years of relevant work experience in Controllership, accounting or taxation practices preferably with an audit firm or Multinational corporation
  • An eye for detail, excellent analytical skills, able to clearly link financial results to operational performance drivers, generate alternatives, maintain and generate different accounting and financial records
  • Excellent leadership skills to lead a team of professionals, planning and organization skills, ability to multitask & drive team collaboration.
  • Clear thinking/problem solving ability- can lead projects/process improvement within operations/finance function and drive positive change
  • The ability to break down complex issues into simpler steps and resolve them
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written: Fluency in both written and spoken English language
  • Excellent proficiency in use of computer applications such as MS office packages and related accounting systems

 

 

METHOD OF APPLICATION

Using the role title – Associate, Finance Manager as the subject of your application, kindly send your CV only to recruitment@pivotageconsulting.com (All CVs must be in MS Word format only).

 

APPLICATION CLOSING DATE

17th December 2021

Job Features

Job CategoryFinance/Accounting

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