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Job Vacancy for a Financial Controller at HealthPlus Limited

Aug 2, 2019, 4:46 PM
HealthPlus Limited, Nigeria’s first integrative pharmacy, is the fastest-growing pharmacy chain in West Africa. We are committed to our mission of helping people achieve optimum health and vitality, while delivering superior value to stakeholders. Our vision is to be Africa’s #1 for pharmacy, wellness and beauty. Recently, we secured significant foreign investment from our partners to scale up our network of retail outlets and our online business. This strategy will give us unparalleled reach across the country and beyond. Our success is based on our great people, great values and a winning corporate culture. Our people are passionate, driven and committed to continuous learning in order to maintain our edge. Our testimonial is that we are proud to be members of the HealthPlus family as we are offered a strong platform to explore our potentials. We believe in best practices always and therefore employ and retain the best talents. We are recruiting to fill the position below:     Job Title: Financial Controller Reference #: HP/FC/08 Location: Lagos Contract Type: Permanent Report to: the Chief Financial Officer Job Functions: Accounting, Banking, Finance, Management Consulting, Retail Industries
  • Accounting, Accounting & Auditing, Banking / Finance & Investment, Bookkeeping, Financial Services, Fmcg (Fast Moving Consumer Goods Sector), Food & Beverages, Pharmaceutical / Medical / Healthcare / Hygiene, Professional Services, Retail
Specification Financial Controls:
  • Take responsibility for ensuring the accuracy of the accounting and control information held in and reported from the Organisation’s accounting system
  • Ensure accuracy of financial and related information held outside the finance systems, such as HR, budgeting systems, etc
  • Improve the systems surrounding all aspects of the Organisation’s budgets, forecast and business planning
  • Produce the monthly management accounts and other reports as required for senior management and the Board
  • Prepare and analyse cash flow statements, income and expenditure accounts and balance sheet accounts
  • Assist in the production of the draft year end accounts, supporting schedules and liaison with the auditors
  • Ensure all company assets are accurately accounted for and monitored
  • Plan projects exploring potential problems or opportunities, ensuring that resources and staff are available to execute the project. Carry out any necessary research, analyse it and conclude on that information
  • Support the CFO in developing and delivering the Organisation’s financial and business strategy
  • Continuously review of financial, control and management information systems and procedures, implementing improvements across the organization in consultation with the CFO
  • Update, review and document the Organisation’s financial policies and procedures
  • Ensure compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements
  • Support and advise staff on contractual and other ongoing arrangements with suppliers
Finance Administration:
  • Ensure the monthly reconciliation of all ledgers and sub-ledgers
  • Track and monitor daily revenue for accuracy, verifying it against POS reports and Bank takings
  • Suggest and where approved, implement cost management strategies
  • Ensure monthly accruals are adjusted to meet demands of the business
  • On a monthly basis, monitor and track debtors and creditors to ensure they are consistent with contract conditions
  • Ensure daily on-line reconciliation of bank accounts across the various Banks
  • Analyse weekly business performance/results on an outlet by outlet basis, providing feedback to Senior Management
  • Review branch stock position comparing POS figures with financials, advice management on optimum stock levels at branch and warehouse
  • In conjunction with Directors, source and identify finance providers at competitive rates
  • In conjunction with IT Systems Administrator, coordinate and implement upgrades to finance systems, providing necessary information/training to direct reports.
Management Responsibilities:
  • Provide management direction and development support to the finance team
  • Take responsibility for the performance management of the finance team
  • Provide advice, support and training on financial issues to the Organisation’s staff
  • A Bachelor's degree or HND in Accounting/Economics/Banking and Finance or related field from a reputable institution
  • The ideal candidate must be a qualified/certified Accountant (ACA/ACCA)
  • A Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration is an advantage
  • A strong change agent and communicator
  • Excellent people management and development skills
  • Possess excellent leadership and business partnering skills to achieve results through organisational resources
  • Possess sound knowledge and working experience of IFRS Accounting
  • Proficient in the use of financial management software (e.g. SAGE/SAP)
  • Experience with ERP software and BI tools
  • Knowledge of the financial systems and procedures
  • Demonstrated process improvement skills
  • Familiarity with all Microsoft packages with advance spreadsheet skills
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast paced Environment.
  • Minimum of 12 years relevant work experience in a structured organisation, 5 years of which must be in a managerial role
  • Demonstrable understanding of advanced business finance and performance analysis
  • Strong budget and management skills, including proven project and process management ability
  • Creative and critical thinker with high attention to detail
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Highly professional and ethical with ability to maintain confidentiality
Salary Market Related.     How to Apply Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply   Application Deadline  23rd August, 2019.

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