Head of Accounts Vacancy in an International Manufacturing Company

Groupe Aldelia – Our client, an International Manufacturing company, is recruiting to fill the below vacant position:

Job Title: Head of Accounts
Location:
Lagos
Reports to: Managing Director, Consumer Business but with dual reporting to Financial Controller.
Job Position Summary

  • The Head of Accounts is s strategic partner in running the
    business and play a crucial role in providing relevant financial
    direction to the Business.
  • The Head of Accounts is charged with establishing and
    maintaining adequate and functional controls in the financial reporting
    systems of the business.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Developing and implementing Business Planning and Financial
    Strategies that will support that overall Strategic focus of the
    business
  • Assessment of the Business Performance against targets at pre
    -defined periods in the short term as well as against a 5 year plan
  • Ensure a seamless and real time running of the Financial
    Reporting processes to aid speed of delivery in providing real time and
    accurate financial information to Management and other users
  • Manage profitably the Company’s Insurance as well as its Tax Affairs with relevant 3rd parties and consultants
  • Oversee the activities of the Finance unit of the business as
    well as take an active role in building and leading a team of competent
    and high performing professionals in the Finance Unit
  • Undertakes financial control and risk management activities that
    will reduce and eliminate incidence of wastages, budget overruns and
    cost to serve in an effective manner
  • Manage the Working Capital of the Business to ensure that the
    liquidity targets and a shorter cash conversion cycles are achieved
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Requirements

  • B.Sc in Accounting, Economics or Finance. MBA will be an advantage. Must be a Chartered Accountant (ACCA or ACA)
  • Excellent communication , interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Strong ethics and high moral standards
  • High level strategic and analytical thinking capabilities
  • Possesses Shared Mindset
  • Ability to create a culture of high performance
  • Strong attention to details
  • Over 7 years Relevant Experience in Accounting or Finance Related Roles with the last 2 years in a leadership
  • Hands on experience with an ERP and in an ERP Environment is
    essential. Particularly, knowledge of Microsoft Navision will be an
    added advantage.
  • Passionate about achieving agreed set targets and deadlines
  • Demonstrable experience in deployment of Speed & Aggression in achieving goals

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send a copy of their Resume to: boluwatife.akinyemi@aldelia.com

Note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

Application Deadline  25th November, 2016.

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