Finance Manager at A Marine Services Company

Our Client, a reputable company in the Marine Services Industry is currently seeking to hire a Finance Manager who will be responsible for the Finance and Accounting, Internal Control and Investor Management as well as maintaining good Accounting systems and structures in the Organization.Job Title:  Finance ManagerJob ID: SMC/1117/FAMLocation: Lagos Job DescriptionReporting to the Managing Director, your responsibilities will include the following;Develop annual plans and budgets for the Finance department to support the achievement of the corporate strategy.Update and implement financial and accounting policies, procedures, and strategies across the organization.Work with the MD on possible investment portfolios where funds can be channeled to.Manage software accounting system and ensures the business runs smoothly and profitably.Prepare monthly financials as well as monthly management reports for senior management.Compute the Return on Investments as well as Regular Fund Statements to Investors.Maintain accounting practices to ensure accurate and reliable data is available for business operations and planning.Ensures effective management of the organization’s financial resources, and compliance with annual budgets.Manage relationships with relevant external bodies/contacts e.g. regulatory organizations, external auditors, solicitors, banks etc.Ensure prompt administration of monthly payrolls, staff allowances and benefits, tax remittance, payment of insurance premiums and other statutory fees.Represents the company to financial partners, including financial institutions, investors, auditors, public officials, etc.Works with the team to ensure the preparation and communication of timely, accurate, and useful financial and management reports for investors, lending institutions and the Board of Directors on a periodic and /or ad-hoc basis.Supervise issuance and preparation of invoices and receipts to ensure compliance with agreed standards and deadline.Provide periodic report to Audit Committee on Audit Plan and on Internal Audit assignmentsinvestigations.Ensure accurate recording of financial transactions, and prompt reconciliation of all accounts.Supervise and coordinate the preparation and implementation of annual internal audit plans /programs and endure adherence to plans.Lead audits/special reviews of operations and assessment of business risk and provide recommendations for strengthening existing internal controls.Investigate specific cases of fraud, defalcations and other malpractices and make appropriate recommendation to prevent future re –occurrence.Liaise with external auditor and other business units on timely audit of the company financial accounts.Perform pre and post payment audit of salaries, major purchases and other transactions involving cash flow to ensure they are properly authorized and approved with supporting documents.

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