Financial Controller at Airtel Nigeria (Airtel Networks Limited)

Airtel Nigeria (Airtel Networks Limited), a leading mobile telecommunication services provider in Nigeria and a member of Airtel Africa Group, is committed to providing innovative, exciting, affordable and quality mobile services to Nigerians, giving them the freedom to communicate, rise above their daily challenges and drive economic and social development. We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Financial Controller Location: NigeriaJob PurposeThe role is responsible for Financial Reporting under IFRS, Tax Operations and compliance, Enterprise and Airtel Money Operations & compliance and Finance operations in Nigeria.Duties and ResponsibilitiesAccuracy in Financial Reporting:Prepare or direct preparation and ensure the accuracy of monthly & Quarterly financial statements (Income statement, Balance Sheet, Cash Flows) per IFRS for the Nigerian entitiesEnsure internal controls are in place and comply with all business, accounting policies and guidelines for Airtel with respect to the Enterprise solutions / Lease line business and the Airtel Money business with our partner Access Bank.Supervise and review the management of all activities related to financial accounting such as: invoicing; refunds; purchasing; payroll; collection of accounts receivable; management and payment of suppliers; management and payment of contracts; assistance in the ongoing monitoring and management of banking relationships, cash flow analysis and the management of short and long-term debts; performing bank and other key reconciliationsProvide direction and assistance to other organizational units regarding accounting policies and procedures, and efficient control and utilization of financial resources.Develop and implement internal control policies, guidelines, and procedures for all financial reporting related activitiesEnsure compliance as per IFRS Accounting Standards, guidelines of the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (‘FRC’) and applicable local regulations.Tax Compliance:Tax planning and compliance in line all relevant tax legislation and procedures as determined by the Federal Inland Revenue Services (‘FIRS’) Nigeria, resolution of all tax issues resulting from tax audits. Proactive analysis and management of the Company’s tax liabilities including all federal and state taxesInternal & Statutory Audits:Coordinate audits of company accounts and financial transactions to ensure compliance with Group accounting policies, relevant accounting standards and other legislation.Team Leadership:Provide leadership to all of the finance staff in terms of Inspiring and motivating others to perform well, delegating work assignments that match the response to the person and Setting expectations and monitoring delegated activitiesFinancial Systems:Optimize and maintain the Enterprise Resource Planning solution with the aim of providing a good platform for fast and accurate reporting on the company’s financials.

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