Head of Finance at KPMG Nigeria

KPMG Nigeria - Our client, a top-tier full-service Law firm that  provides world-class legal services to local and international clients, is recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:Job Title: Head of FinanceLocation: Lagos, NigeriaOverviewThis role is responsible for helping secure the company's long term financial sustainability through sound and risk-conscious financial, investment and treasury management and control practices.The role provides strategic leadership and coordination to the Finance Department to achieve optimisation of financial resources and reduction of financial exposures, thereby maximizing returns on investment.Detailed Job DescriptionFormulates, updates and drives the delivery of the firm’s finance and investment strategy, policies and processesEngages the Managing Partner, Heads of Practice areas and other Partners to develop short, medium and long term financial plans and projectionsTakes responsibility for monitoring the external environment for developments, their financial implications for the business, potential financial risk factors and exposures and advising leadership as appropriateCoordinates the budget preparation process by taking into consideration annual financial goals, trends, projections and expected revenuesEnsures the preparation and submission of financial statements, financial reports and management reports at the appropriate timeEstablishes measures and controls to ensure that all financial transactions are accurately captured and reportedRecommends financial policy, procedure and system improvements to the Partners, and drives effective implementationDevelops and maintains appropriate tax structures in compliance with statutory regulations and ensures prompt payment of tax, insurance premiums and other statutory fees and/or remittancesIdentifies, appraises and advises leadership on viable and efficient options for maximising the firm’s fundsManages investment assets to achieve optimal application and growth of fundsManages the firm’s liquidity and cash flow to ensure availability of funds for the practiceDevelops and manages key relationships with relevant bodies/contacts e.g. regulatory authorities, auditors, financial institutions and tax authoritiesEstablishes sound standards and procedures for internal and third party paymentsOversees the establishment of an effective debtor management system and policiesReviews and approves the monthly payrollReports periodically to Practice Area Leaders and the Managing Partner on the financial performance of practice areas and the firmAdvises Partners on proposed projects financials, changes in financial regulations and /or market trends and their implications for the businessEngages with external auditors to ensure the annual audits are effectively conducted in line with agreed timelinesProvides assistance, support and training to staff and practice areas in areas of budgeting, billing, collections, forecasting, variance analysis and financial managementSets and drives the execution of performance standards, goals and targets for Finance staffCoaches Finance staff to deliver on their own performance goals and engages with HR to facilitate implementation of their approved development plan 

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