Job Title: Financial Controller
Job Type: Full Time
Qualification: BA/BSc/HND MBA/MSc/MA
Experience: 10 – 12 years
Location: Rivers, Nigeria
Job Field: Finance / Accounting / Audit
StreSERT is a professional services organisation that offers quality stress-free solutions to corporate organisations. We offer business support and integrated solutions in different areas that ensure business objectives are achieved. Critically, we evaluate issues as they impact our business, and consequently deploy the appropriate skills and competencies to proffer the needed solutions.
Our client is a Marine Logistics provider to the Oil and Gas industry.
Position Summary: The Financial Controller is responsible for all day-to-day financial and accounting activities and accountable for all financial management, corporate accounting, budgeting, forecasting, regulatory compliance as well as the implementation of internal control policies and procedures.
Financial Management: – Develop timely financial and cash-flow forecasts and pro-actively manage cash-flows – Supervise the timely and accurate preparation and delivery of financial statements – Develop detailed and insightful analysis of future earnings and capital expenses – Develop and implement robust financial management framework for minimising financial risk. – Source for new and more cost-effective options for financing capital projects. – Ensure the efficient management of the balance sheet of the organization in liaison with Banks and other financial institutions – Constructively advise other departments on cost reduction or revenue enhancement initiatives
Budgeting and Control: – Coordinate the annual budgeting process and ensure its effective implementation – Maintain robust internal controls and policies and supervise internal financial audits. – Develop, manage, analysis and control the budgets of all departments and Vessels. – Prepare management reports on budget performance. – Undertake monthly budget reviews, implement monthly variance reporting and advice on expenditure trends.
Corporate Accounting and Reporting: – Develop and maintain financial accounting systems for cash management, accounts payable, accounts receivable, internal control, and petty cash. – Implement effective procedures and controls that ensures the timely closing of the financial records including review for accuracy, cut-offs and classification in compliance with IFRS and company Standards. – Ensure Compliance with Company’s financial accounting, monitoring and reporting systems
Regulatory and Tax Compliance: – Minimize the tax liabilities of the organization – Ensure full, prompt and efficient regulatory compliance – Ensure the timely submission of accounts and returns to meet statutory reporting deadlines. – Prepare the annual audit file and co-ordinate the annual regulatory audit process. – Ensure compliance with the Cabotage and the Nigerian Content Legislation and Tax requirements. – Liaise with the external Auditors to file Accounts with FIRS. – Process Company Tax Clearance Certificates in a timely Manner.
DESIRED SKILLS: – Organizational skills with attention to detail
Corporate Finance, confidentiality – Reporting skills, deadline-oriented, time management – Reasoning ability, mathematical ability, and logical thinking skills – Data entry management, Problem solving skills – Proficient with MS Office (word, excel, Power point) a MUST and knowledge of essential accounting software usage such as Peachtree, Sage, SAP, JD Edward, Tally etc. – Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: – The Candidate must preferably be an Associate member of ICAN/ ACCA. – A graduate with back ground in Accounting; a master degree is highly desired. – Must have 10 – 12 years work experience in a managerial position. – Must be resident in Port Harcourt.
Salary is N 560, 000 /m.
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