Finance Coordinator at 25th And Staffing

Our Client is recognized as one of the top international management consultancy firms. They assist major corporations worldwide with strategy formulation, acquisitions, organizational design and performance improvement.Finance CoordinatorJob TypeFull Time  QualificationBA/BSc/HND  Experience3 - 4 yearsLocation LagosJob FieldFinance / Accounting / Audit   Reports to: Finance Controller – AfricaRoleTo perform the full Accounting function for the Lagos office including month end accounting, payroll, budgeting and forecasting and Tax and VAT compliance. This candidate will be the sole Finance person supporting the Lagos office and the role is expected to be varied, particularly in early months where implementation of certain set-up processes are still required.This role will suit an intelligent and hardworking individual and should be seen as an opportunity to develop organizational skills within an entrepreneurial, professional environment, providing a solid foundation to the working dynamics of a finance department. The role will provide many learning opportunities for a team player that is hardworking, and motivated to achieve consistently high standards of quality output.The successful candidate should have at least 3-4 years Nigeria Finance experience. The position requires a results driven, detail oriented person who can process numerical information with speed and accuracy. The candidate must have an ability to work to strict deadlines together with the ability to communicate professionally with all levels of staff both internally and externally, and show a flexible attitude to their workload.Key Tasks and ResponsibilitiesMonth end responsibilitiesResponsible for preparing Lagos month end journals for review at the appropriate time within the close periodPrepare month end reconciliations / Follow up on outstanding reconciling items.Process monthly chargebacksPreparation of monthly cash flow forecasts for review by Finance ControllerPreparation of monthly variance analysis including explanation of key variances for review by Finance Controller and DirectorPayrollProcessing of monthly payroll for approximately 25 employeesApplying, processing and calculating payroll data from HRDistributing monthly payslipsPrepare monthly payroll journals & reconciling monthly payroll reconciliationsCompleting monthly and annual statutory returns with relevant regulatory organizations (PAYE / NSITF / ITF / NHF)Set up new employee folders and file all new employee details such as contracts, tax information and process new information onto the payroll systemAnnual and Bi-Annual FIRS Reporting (Tax Certificates etc.)Responsible for monthly PAYE and Pension returns and paymentsLiaising with internal (staff, management) and external organizations (FIRS) on payroll matters.Responsible for monthly US Social Tax ReportMaintain US citizen calendar year compensation history to assist in W2 reporting at year end, cross referencing on a monthly basis against schedule received from USComplete US Year End reporting as required by CorporateFiling of all payroll recordsKeeping up to date on payroll legislationManage full process on Tax Compliance Requirements:Tax Registration services for all Nigerian employee taxes (Employer and Employee)Assist with all employee related obligations (i.e. NHF, Pension, Industrial Training Fund Scheme and the Employee Compensation Scheme etc.)Manage the Federal, State & Local Government tax audit services with Revenue AuthoritiesAssisting in documentation for tax returns for all employeesWork with Africa Specialist to monitor employee transfer movements identifying potential tax issues.Maintain Expatriate Staffing tracker, identifying individuals who trigger a Lagos tax liability, and liaising with employee home office to ensure tax records are accurate in both jurisdictionsReview quarterly Bupa Insurance and benefit charges for accurate payroll reporting and re-chargesAnnual Employee returns• Provisional Employee returns• Prepare Monthly Insurance journals for Health and Life Insurance• Prepare monthly short term transfer schedule for Corporate• Prepare monthly Headcount submission to corporate for review• Maintain Employee personal re-charge reconciliation prior to monthly payroll, preparing personal recharge schedule for processing• Responding to employee requests for information regarding payroll procedures Salary and bonus calculations, staff recoverable, contributions, withholdings etc.)• Prepare monthly payroll variance analysis reporting• Monthly review of Corporate statements and spending history and applying deductions where necessaryGeneral• Assist Team Leader and Controller with ad hoc projects• Support Accounts Payable and Expenses process (currently handled in Johannesburg)• Identify and implement improvements to current payroll processes• Provide support to Africa Tax specialist with tax research and payroll regulations in Nigeria• Manage Corporate card process – from application through to final analysis of employee spend.• Assist with the annual budget process and quarterly forecast process as required• Assist with year-end close and corporate reporting including Accruals to Cash, Tax Pack etc.• Preparation of Monthly VAT and WHT return• Assist with annual PwC audit.Personal Specification:Flexible attitude and team approach“Can do!” mentalityProficient organization, prioritization and time management skillsDetail focusedAble to work on own initiative – and be proactiveEnthusiastic, dedicated, hardworking and committed to meeting deadlinesPleasant and calm even when under pressureThorough approach to completing tasksGood sense of humour, outgoing and fun to work with 

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