Finance Controller – Manufacturing

Position:              Finance Controller – Manufacturing

Qualification:    Graduate of Accounting or Finance is preferred, Must be a Chartered Accountant

Location:             Lagos


  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in commercial, finance, accounts and costing – exposure to manufacturing of especially flexible Packaging will be added advantage.
  • Ideally 5 years’ experience in Africa
  • Good experience of working with multiple business heads and managing large team multi-cultural staff. The candidate must be commercially savvy, with business understanding and should act as a strong support to the Business Heads and CFO.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Overall revenue in line with agreed costing
  • Discounts given are in line with agreement with policies
  • Costing file are prepared in line with company policies are duly adhered to
  • Directionally profitability is in line with budgets and work with BH on the same
  • Timely and accurate reporting as agreed
  • Overall Internal and Management audit reports
  • Overall sanity in credit control and AR
  • Establishing a mechanism/checklist to ensure operations are under control
  • Overall governance in capex management
  • Overall statutory compliance work
  • Creating a productive, happy team
  • Developing skill sets of team members and initiating external intervention if required
  • Having a clear understanding of interest cost expected vis a vis budgets
  • Ensuring accuracy of interest cost debited
  • Ensuring financials reflect the correct cost debited
  • Developing & Implementing action plan to reduce interest cost
  • Having a clear understanding on other charges debited by bank
  • Ensuring accuracy of debits
  • Ensuring financials reflect the correct cost debited
  • Completeness and accuracy of bank reconciliations & ensuring no open items beyond 30 days
  • Completeness and accuracy of cash reconciliations & ensuring no open items beyond 30 days
  • Ensuring all channels of inflow are categorically understood and optimized
  • Timeliness/completeness and accuracy of inflow related areas
  • Timely and correct accounting of Inflow’s
  • Ensuring accuracy of all outflow and timely accounting of all outflows
  • Ensuring collection plans are driven to meet them
  • Ensuring completeness & accuracy
  • Ensuring financials reflect correct status
  • Ensuring there are no overdue unless agreed

Key managerial competencies required for the role:

  • Integrity
  • Planning & organizing
  • Meeting commitments
  • Resource management
  • Result orientation
  • Personal motivation & initiative
  • Problem solving/analytical ability
  • Information gathering
Job Category: Finance
Job Location: Lagos Nigeria

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