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Finance Manager

Oates Integrated
Lagos, Nigeria
November 10, 2016

Duties & Responsibilities

Essential duties/key job roles and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Assist in annual budget preparation and management activities, and prepare weekly budgets.

Comply with financial policies to ensure operational efficiency.

Ensure that financial transactions are properly updated and recorded.

Ensure data integrity in all financial reporting.

Conduct periodic financial analysis to identify and resolve issues, gaps or variances.

Manage petty cash as well as maintain book keeping up-to-date.

Ensure maintenance of the general and subsidiary ledgers.

Track investments and maintain relevant cash reserves.

Ensure all expenses are within assigned project budget.

Prepare all financial statements, proposals, et cetera, as required.

Ensure account receivables functions are performed accurately and timely. Prepare and submit all verification documents, client invoices via acceptable channels.

Identify and resolve invoicing issues, accounting discrepancies and other financial related issues.

Responsible for hands-on administration and record updates on all payables activities.

Responsible for the preparation of Balance Sheets (Statement of Financial Position), income statements, expense reports, etc.

Update financial records with recent transactions and changes.

Perform finance analysis, reporting and management tasks.

Review financial paperwork and procedures and make appropriate changes.

Expected Output

Below are key outputs expected of the Finance Officer:

Weekly budget and financial report.

Monthly financial report / analysis.

Weekly Receivables and Payables tracker.


Required Education:

B.Sc. / H.N.D. Accounting or related

Required Working Experience:

Minimum of 3-5 years relevant experience.

Required Certification(s):

ICAN, ACCA an added advantage.

Knowledge, Skills & Attitude

Excellence, integrity, creativity, team spirit, commitment, customer-centricity, empathy, safety consciousness.

High technical proficiency in core accounting.

High proficiency in use of accounting software suitable for medium or large organization

Sound knowledge of Credit control principles and procedures.

Conversance and mastery of prevalent / leading accounting systems / software.

Conversance with financial / accounting regulations of state and federal laws.

Basic understanding of service delivery work flow and business processes.

Knowledge & experience of Bank Reconciliations.

Good interpersonal skills

Attention to detail.

Willing to work overtime.

Highly analytical in problem solving with ability to apply original and innovative thinking.

A high level of oral and written communication skills in order to communicate effectively with senior managers, colleagues and other stakeholders.

To be flexible in approach and be comfortable with a fluid organizational structure that requires both team work and self-sufficiency

Interested candidates can apply by sending CV's to