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Finance Manager at Diversity Talent Management Limited

Diversity Talent Management Limited is a multi-disciplinary consulting firm. We employ our distinctive ideas and processes, and our absolute commitment to delivery, to help clients we care about pursue their inspiring missions.

We work alongside clients who do great work within the sectors they operate, and we are excited to be involved in creating outcomes that truly make a difference. We are an ethical consulting firm with a strong belief in the work we do, and with a passion to give back to the broader community with the skills and expertise available within our walls.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Finance Manager

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Responsibilities

  • Monitor the day-to-day accounting and financial operations within the company, such as purchases, bill payments, payroll, invoicing, bank reconciliations, customer/supplier reconciliations and other transactions.
  • Manage documentation for importation – pre-shipment, pre-arrival and post-arrival activities including (but not limited to) preparation of Form M, PAAR, liaising with suppliers and banks for release of documents, liaising with clearing agent for shipments, etc.
  • Ensure that company property including stocks are properly and adequately insured.
  • Oversee financial department employees, including account assistants and accountants.
  • Responsible for timely submission of statutory returns and payment, auditing, banking, investments, and other financial needs as necessary
  • Track the company’s financial status and performance to identify areas for potential improvement.
  • Seek out methods for minimising financial risk to the company.
  • Analyze financial reports and market trends.
  • Provide insightful information and expectations to senior executives to aid in long-term and short-term decision making.
  • Review financial data and prepare monthly and annual reports
  • Prepare financial reports for presentation to board members, stakeholders, executives, and clients in formal meetings.
  • Stay up to date with technological advances and accounting software to be used for financial purposes
  • Establish and maintain financial policies and procedures for the company
  • Understand and adhere to financial regulations and legislation.
  • Monitor the day-to-day accounting and financial operations within the company, such as purchases, bill payments, payroll, invoicing, bank reconciliations, customer/supplier reconciliations and other transactions.
  • Manage documentation for importation – pre-shipment, pre-arrival and post-arrival activities including (but not limited to) preparation of Form M, PAAR, liaising with suppliers and banks for release of documents, liaising with clearing agent for shipments, etc.
  • Ensure that company property including stocks are properly and adequately insured.
  • Oversee financial department employees, including account assistants and accountants.
  • Responsible for timely submission of statutory returns and payment, auditing, banking, investments, and other financial needs as necessary
  • Track the company’s financial status and performance to identify areas for potential improvement.
  • Seek out methods for minimising financial risk to the company.
  • Analyze financial reports and market trends.
  • Provide insightful information and expectations to senior executives to aid in long-term and short-term decision making.
  • Review financial data and prepare monthly and annual reports
  • Prepare financial reports for presentation to board members, stakeholders, executives, and clients in formal meetings.
  • Stay up to date with technological advances and accounting software to be used for financial purposes
  • Establish and maintain financial policies and procedures for the company
  • Understand and adhere to financial regulations and legislation.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or equivalent qualification
  • MBA in Finance will be an added advantage
  • Relevant professional membership is compulsory such as ICAN, ACCA, ICAI, ICAEW, etc.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in technical finance and/or accounting roles, with a demonstrated track record optimizing company operations, especially in an FMCG Distribution company
  • A solid understanding of financial and management accounting principles
  • Strong accounts and budgeting skills
  • Strong computer skills in MS Office programs, particularly Excel, and PowerBi
  • Tally 9.0 / Netsuite or any reputed accounting package
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to influence decisions at an executive level.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with people at all levels and who represent a variety of diverse backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated professional competence and administrative capability as reflected in work performance and results
  • Highly self-motivated individual with the capacity to get-things done
  • Integrity and superior communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage change for oneself and for others.
  • Familiarity with US GAAP and IFRS reporting, ideally work experience with exposure to international business, FMCG, Manufacturing, etc.

Application Closing Date
23rd June, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.


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