The Oil and Gas sector in West Africa has witnessed significant growth over the last decade. Our client operates in the midstream sector as a consortium of multinational companies. The main operational focus is the distribution of petroleum refined products across member states. The below opportunities exist for excellent professionals who are eager to offer cutting edge contributions to a progressive success story
Position: Finance Controls Manager
(Location: Accra, Ghana)
This job is open to applicants from Nigeria. Benin, Togo and Ghana
Reporting to the General Manager for Finance and Administration
Key Job Responsibilities:
Development of Policies, Procedures and Controls – for the invoicing of customers, managing receivables, inventory, company fixed assets, administration of financial systems and the company’s Tax exposure.
Provision of Financial reports for Management Information – monthly management accounts and reports, quarterly review of corporate financial performance against budget, and preparation of annual statutory financial statements in accordance with IPA, IFRS, SHA, Companies Code.
Coordination of Key Financial Activities for Management Decision making and efficient implementation of Financial Systems – preparation of annual budgets, financial forecasts for business planning, annual external financial audits, filing and implementation of audited financial statements, managing month end processes, administering the financial management system (SUN) and interface with other corporate software, manage accounts payable, statutory tax obligations in all 4 countries (stated above) as well as supervise monthly payroll.
People Management and Organization – Supervise, develop and mentor team members to ensure the maximization of their potential, maintaining a scorecard of Key Performance Indicators – KPI’s for measuring the performance of the Finance Controls department as well as that individual team members.
Key Competencies Required:
At least a first degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting or the Sciences, with relevant accounting certification (CIMA, ACCA, ICA, ICAN). Possession of an MBA degree will be an advantage.
15+ years’ post-graduation experience, five (5) of which should have been in a finance controls environment at senior manager level.
Knowledge of Accounting Controls, Business Planning Financial systems and Commercial contract agreements.
Skills in the provision of governance advice, recommending, developing and implementing risk management and internal Control systems.
Knowledge of financial and treasury risk management
Skills in Business rationale, Finance objective and governance
Knowledge of Accounting policies and standards
Knowledge of Accounting software and IT Applications
Knowledge of taxation in Nigeria, Benin, Togo and Ghana
Ability to speak basic French would be an advantage
How to Apply:
We are looking for candidates with unusual mix of experience inimical abilities and business-requisite behaviours. If you think you are the best fit for this job, please send CV to specified email addresses for each position. Application closes on 31st October, 2017.