Finance Manager

Workforce Group  |  Lagos

Posted 02 Mar


Description

Company Description




Workforce Group is a leading provider of
end-to-end, integrated and result-focused Business and Human Resource solutions
in Nigeria, offering advisory, outsourcing, recruitment and assessment,
learning and development, market entry, technology services and solutions.



 

From
inception in 2004, we have helped clients across diverse industries and sectors
such as Financial Services, Telecoms, Oil and Gas, Real Estate, Hospitality,
Power, Entertainment, FMCG, etc., to achieve their strategic goals and
objectives.



Our
reputation for excellence in service was built from over a decade of providing
business and human resource consulting across several states in Nigeria.



 

Our flat
management structure allows for the free flow of ideas and interaction among
employees of various cadres. Occasionally, employees may be drafted to work
with different business units to deliver on projects and organisational
interventions. This further creates an opportunity for personal development as
well as holistic professional growth.



 

Benefits



We offer a wide range of benefits to our people.
You bring your “A” game and we will provide the opportunities.


Job Description

The Finance manager will be responsible for the overall financial
health of the organization, produce financial reports, develop strategies and
plans for the long-term financial goals of the organization, prepare financial
documents and business reports, ensure financial transactions adhere to legal
regulations, and look for investment opportunities and ways to maximize
profits, while using insights to make financial recommendations to management.

Requirements

Role
Competencies/Skills



Plan, organise and
execute financial tasks and projects for the organisation. 




  • Provide financial insight and identify
    new metrics to drive business performance relative to strategic priorities
    while minimizing risk.

  • Guide financial decisions involving portfolio
    management, investment planning, tax minimisation, risk management and
    budgeting.

  • Drive value within the business through margin
    enhancement, lowering costs and driving operational efficiencies

  • Evaluate financial performance of the
    organization and measure returns on investment.

  • Execute accurate reporting and make financial
    recommendations

  • Provide insight into business performance
    against competitor and industry trends

  • Manage relationships with bankers, auditors,
    and tax authorities

  • Comply with federal, state, and local
    financial requirements by studying existing and new legislation, and
    maintaining compliance

  • Ensure that all financial transactions are
    processed accurately, in a timely manner and in accordance with generally
    accepted accounting principles.

  • Develop, implement, and maintain processes and
    controls that are current best practices related to transaction
    processing.

  • Manage, oversee, process (as appropriate), and
    act as backup for processing all of the following transactions: accounts
    payable, revenue and expense, fixed assets, cash, bank reconciliations,
    and allocations.

  • Manage
    a team of financial analysts 

  • Prepare
    and analyze accurate monthly financial and management reports, including
    income statement, balance sheet, budget and variance, projections and
    forecast, and cash flow and financial forecasts. 

  • Investigate ways to improve profitability
    and analyze markets for business opportunities such as expansion,
    mergers or acquisition.



 

Personal Attribute & Character




  • Strategic
    thinker who possesses solid business acumen and is able to organize and
    manage multiple priorities.

  • Exceptional
    verbal and written communications skills and the ability to interact
    effectively with others, both internally and externally.

  • Excellent
    time management skills, with the ability to perform multiple tasks and
    meet critical deadlines while maintaining accuracy and quality.

  • Proven
    ability to make complex and time-sensitive decisions in the best interests
    of the organization.

  • Strong
    accounting knowledge

  • Deep
    commercial awareness and strong numeracy skills 

  • Ability
    to strategize and solve problems 

  • Strong
    attention to detail 

  • Personal
    integrity; ability to keep company confidences



 

Educational
Qualification:



Bachelor’s degree in finance or related field



Professional
Qualification: 



Professional accounting qualification
(ACCA, ICAN, CPA)



 

Desired
Experience/Knowledge:




  • 4-6 years financial or accounting experience

  • Solid experience in coordinating audit
    activities and managing reporting, budget development and analysis,
    accounts payable and receivable, general ledger and accounting for
    investments.

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