Group Finance Controller

Premier Consultants
  • Nigeria-Other
  • 15-30 lakh
  • 15-25 years
  • 16 Jun 2015

  • Finance/ Accounts

  • FMCG/ Foods/ Beverages
Job Description

Preparation of accounts

Ensure the preparation of timely and accurate monthly management accounts and reports for operational management
Responsibility for all journals and final GL balances including review of month end balance sheet reconciliations and control accounts
Ensure the accuracy and integrity of the Groups accounting records and financial systems
Production of statutory accounts for the Group and its various subsidiary companies as and when required in accordance with the relevant accounting principles and the legislation of the countries in which they operate
Play a full part in providing relevant & timely financial information to the Main Board to enable a balanced and objective assessment of the Groups strategy and objectives

Budgets and forecasts

Preparation of budgets, forecasts and business plans and continued monitoring & review of performance against them to enable robust reporting of variances to the Board and third party stakeholders

Financial management & controls

Effectively manage the working capital components of the Group with specific attention to stock, debtors and cash balances
Active management of overheads whilst seeking out areas for efficiency for savings
Overseeing monthly processing of payroll and payments to employees
Review and update, in line with good practice, the Groups internal control environment and produce a Controls and Procedures manual for review and adoption by management
To assist the Finance Director in respect of periodic reports to the Groups Audit Committee explaining the processes adopted and undertaken by management to keep under regular review the effectiveness of internal controls covering financial, operational & compliance controls
Play an active role in assisting management in the risk assessment process and embedding a risk management culture throughout the organization


Support the Finance Director in the development and execution of the Groups taxation strategy
Ensure returns for Corporation tax, VAT and other relevant taxes are submitted, payments made on time and all relevant regulations are complied with

Information technology

To take a lead role in the implementation of the upgraded Sage accounting system
Working closely with IT to ensure users have access to the key components of the accounting system, receive adequate training and have the essential reports readily available to facilitate decision making and problem solving


Manage relationships with auditors, tax advisers, brokers, bankers and other parties as directed by the Chief Operating Officer/Finance Director
Keep key stakeholders up to date on progress against key milestones
Ensure the Chief Operating Officer/Finance Director is kept informed of industry developments which are relevant to the operation of an efficient finance function

Looking Candidates From FMCG Background.

Competencies/Skill sets for this job

Audit Financial Tax Taxation Stakeholders Internal Controls

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