Manager, Finance

We are Africa’s premier Agribusiness company solving problems in agriculture and ensuring food availability through efficient farming and food production methods, thereby raising agribusiness models.

raising agribusiness models.

Job Title: Manager, Finance

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND

Experience: 5 - 8 years

Location: Lagos

Job Field: Finance / Accounting / Audit 

Main Purpose

  • Responsible for the efforts, results, and success of an organisation's finance department. Provides financial advice and support to help senior executives make key decisions.

Main Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Heading up the Finance Department of the Nigerian Subsidiary.
  • Working with the General Manager in running the business unit from a regulatory and an operational (Sales and Marketing, Finance, IT, Procurement) point of view.
  • Oversee, review, and adhere to the budgets for each business department.
  • Assist in company-wide budgetary planning.
  • Ensure that all of the company's financial practices are in line in statutory regulations and legislation.
  • Analyse the financial climate and market trends to assist senior executives in creating strategic plans for the future.
  • Interpret complex financial information and provide updates and information as needed.
  • Monitor cash flow, accounts, and other financial transactions.
  • Supervise financial assistants and other employees in the facilitation of day-to-day operations, including tracking financial data, invoicing, payroll, etc.
  • Prepare official reports on a monthly and annual basis.
  • Seek out methods and practices to minimize financial risk.
  • Contract auditing services to ensure financial monitoring is up-to-date.
  • Create and maintain relationships with service providers and contractors, including banking institutions and accountants.
  • Update and implement financial policies and procedures.
  • Maintain a policy manual for the finance department.
  • Work with human resources employees to secure candidates who will be an asset to the finance department.
  • Establish and implement a training program for new finance employees.