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Finance controller Job Opening

Vacancy: Financial Controller
Location: Lagos
Job type: Full-time

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Summary (Finance controller)
This position is for an experienced Financial Controller to work in a growing oil & gas (downstream) company under the guidance of the Chief Finance Officer to undertake all aspects of financial management, including corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, budget, and forecast preparation, as well as the development of internal control policies and procedures.


  • Creation of internal audit, manage all accounting operations including Billing, A/R, A/P, GL, Cost Accounting, Inventory Accounting, and Revenue Recognition.
  • Analysis and follow-up of costs.
  • Creation, and follow-up of group reporting.
  • Reporting to shareholders (monthly, quarterly, and annually).
  • Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances.
  • 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.
  • Super-user on Billing Module, ERP, and reporting module.
  • Must maintain a high stakeholder level of satisfaction by being proactive in the resolution of the issues.

• Bachelor’s Degree/Higher National Diploma/Professional Degree in Finance, Accounting, or any related course.
• Professional Certification – ICAN, ACCA, or similar
• 10 to 15 years of cognate experience in banking, Oil & Gas, or FMCG industry.
• Analysis and control of GL accounts
• Analysis and follow-up of costs
• Creation, and follow-up on group reporting
• Reporting to shareholders (monthly, quarterly, annually)
• Budgeting
• Super-user on Billing Module, ERP, and reporting module
• Audit experience will be an added advantage

Skills and Abilities Required In Position
• High standard in computer skills.
• Expert in financial analysis and forecasting.
• Takes ownership of work. Meet daily challenges with a positive and open mind.
• Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures.
• Experience in creating financial statements.
• Experience with creating financial statements.
• Must be able to exercise good judgment to set priorities including planning and implementing work.

Critical Success Factors
• Achieve and maintain all Finance KPIs.
• Demonstrate a clear understanding of all financial projections.
• High level of analytical & troubleshooting skills for financial activities.
• Zero discrepancies between financial statements.

Application Deadline: 30th September 2022

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