Regional Financial Controller (SSA) at Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

ACCA is the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. We’re the world’s most forward thinking professional accountancy body. Since we were founded in 1904, we have expanded to over 1400 staff in 55 countries, meaning we’re a truly global organisation. Our people enjoy a working environment that is dynamic, human and connected, and have a strong focus on creating value for our students and members.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Regional Financial Controller (SSA)Location: LagosJob SummaryReporting to the Finance Director, the role holder will be responsible for the successful interpretation and delivery of insightful financial information to key members of the Markets and Business Services leadership teams, and act as the liaison point between Group Finance and the region.The JobOn a day to day basis, you’ll be involved in the following:Develop and lead all finance activity in the region under the direction of the Finance DirectorDevelop and maintain a strong working relationship with the regional Markets and Global Business Services leadership teams, acting as a trusted advisor and primary point of contact for all financial and commercial mattersSupport the budgeting and forecasting process, ensuring that key and relevant business drivers are identified and incorporated into the planning process such that underlying business performance is understood and positively influencedIn conjunction with central finance team, ensure that all statutory reporting requirements are fully complied with, and that ACCA continues to operate in line with local requirementsEnsure that all finance and procurement policies and procedures are fully complied with, recommending and implementing improvements as appropriateAs part of the finance leadership team contribute to continuous finance transformationProvide leadership to finance support staff as appropriate, ensuring that upper quartile delivery is developed and maintainedLiaise with central finance in ensuring that superior and relevant financial reporting is delivered and subsequently interpreting for the business to ensure that the correct business decisions are madeOversee a robust financial control environment, ensuring that the group control framework is rigorously adhered to 

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