Head, Financial Control Job at Fosad Consulting Ltd

Job Title: Head, Financial Control
Company: Fosad Consulting Ltd
Job Type: Full Time
Qualification: BA/BSc/HND  
Experience: 15 years
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job Field: Finance/Account/Auditing 
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Fosad Consulting Ltd is a business support services firm with offerings in Human Resource Management,
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Our client is a leading global financial institution offering Life Assurance and Short-Term Insurance services and provides a wide spectrum of insurance solutions tailored to meet unique individual and corporate clients’ circumstances.
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Job Description:
Key Focus: – Responsible for the financial accounting/ control function in the business unit. – Carries overall responsibility for the preparation and quality of financial accounts and maintenance of financial records – Contributes to and implements financial strategy. – Assists in deciding on the financial and business viability of new and existing projects and programmes. – Analyses financial records such as income trends. – Plans and prepares budgets and documents such as the annual report, according to organisational goals. – Analyses and monitors the effect of budget or policy changes on business unit productivity. – Responsible for audit liaison as well as tax, legislative & statutory requirements.
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Key Result Areas:
Financial Control: – Contributes to and implements financial strategy. – Responsible for the financial accounting / control function in the business unit through other managers and their teams. – Carries overall responsibility for the preparation and quality of financial accounts.
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Financial Analysis: – Analyses financial records such as income trends. – Analyses and monitors the effect of budget or policy changes on the business unit’s productivity. – Assists in deciding on the financial and business viability of new and existing projects and programmes.
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Financial Reporting: – Plans and prepares budgets and documents such as the annual report, according to organisational goals.
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Governance and Compliance: – Liaises with internal and external auditors. – Ensures tax, legislative and statutory requirements are met.
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Team Effectiveness: – Individually accountable for staff time, tasks and output quality, over periods of up to 1 year. – Guides and directs staff to achieve operational excellence standards. – Balances own priorities with directing and motivating others. – Creates a climate for optimal performance.
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Accountability: – Manages performance. – Selects potential staff to sustain customer / client service delivery.
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Qualifications: – 15 years’ experience minimum – Individually accountable for the financial accounting/ control function in the organisation through staff supervised over periods of 3 months to a year.  – Carries overall responsibility for the preparation and quality of financial accounts and maintenance of financial records. – Knowledge of local and global insurance practices. – Qualified Accountant – ICAN, ACCA, etc. – Experience in a financial services firm (Big Four) is an advantage. – Managerial skills. – Presentation skills. – High level Financial Acumen. – Great Interpersonal skills.



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