Head of Finance (Victoria Island) at Business Resource Associates (BRASS)

 Head of Finance

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos

Job Brief

  • We are recruiting Head of Finance to oversee all financial activities.

Responsibilities

  • She/He gives a reliable vision of the business through accounting, supports the Country Director in the optimization of costs and prevents legal social and tax risks.
  • Delivering functional projects on a cross-country level, such as implementing best accounting/ controllership practice to enhance and deepen the control environment.
  • Ensure that the Accounting activities are aligned across Worldwide Accounting Organization.
  • Review and ensure application of appropriate internal controls and financial procedures.
  • Ensure the preparation and timely filing of all local requirements and tax returns.
  • Ensure communication with internal and external auditors, tax authorities and tax advisors.
  • Ensure financial Analysis, Budgeting and Forecasting.
  • Review and analyse monthly financial results, provide recommendations and ensure communication with project teams.
  • Prepare and present monthly forecast reports (Profit & Loss)
  • Identify, develop and execute analysis of business initiatives.
  • Keep updated on local regulation and Overseeing all aspects of local financial reporting and related compliance.
  • Inform all the managers of a change in financial local regulations as well as taxation.
  • Ensure compliance with the legal /fiscal evolutions of the country including Financial/Accounting requirements.
  • Alert and keep the country managing director informed of any actual or potential legal or financial risk.

Profile

  • A Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance /Controlling or equivalent.
  • ACA/ACCA/CPA/CIMA, or other recognized professional accounting qualification.
  • A minimum 4/5 years’ technical accounting experience in a “Big 4” accounting firm and minimum 2 years experience in Industry
  • Master Accounting standards: IAS and IFRS, financial & accounting analysis.
  • Social fiscal and legal legislation knowledge.
  • Controlling, financial controlling methods & tools, local fiscal & legal accountancy expertise, quality management/control, Group & EAF HR policy, social legislation.
  • Managerial skills (evaluation, empowering, coaching, development).
  • Flexibility, adaptability, analytical skills, and confidentiality.
  • Being able to anticipate the consequences of economic and financial activities.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, persistent & demanding, open-minded, team player.
  • Track record of having earned the trust of a leadership team by challenging norms, upgrading team performance, enabling growth, and improving efficiency.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills, both written and verbal, including articulating finance/accounting terminology to the non finance community.

Application Deadline
30th September, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: comfort.ogbu@brassconsulting.net using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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