Job Vacancy Alert: Finance Manager (FMCG Food/Manufacturing) - ABUJA/YOLA

Our Client was founded more than forty years ago, and a leading brand in animal nutrition and livestock feed production globally. The company’s focus is not only to work closely with Nigerian livestock producers but also with local raw material producers, boosting all agriculture value chain, from the farm to the end consumer. The company entered the Nigerian market in 2015 and built a production factory in Northern Nigeria. They now have an opening for a Finance Manager at the Head Office in ABUJA with initial deployment in the YOLA Production Factory. Relocation for Ideal Candidate is covered.

Job Profile
The Finance Manager will be responsible for overseeing all day to day financial activities on the company ensuring that everything adheres to company policies and that all reports are completed on time and utilizing the correct standards.  Liaise closely with local business, operations and managing stakeholders. Reports to the General Manager. He will lead a current team of 4 people. According to the expansion, the team can grow up to a maximum of 12 people.

Key Responsibilities
  • The successful candidate will have an important role in the implementation and rollout of a SAGE ERP solution.
  • Responsibility over the administrative management of HR.
Accounting & Month End Reporting
  • Manage day to day accounting – To enable smooth running of all financial aspects of the company and implement appropriate controls over incoming and outgoing transactions
  • Manage month end closing and reporting process – To provide information in a timely, complete and accurate manner
  • Review and analysis of the financial statement
  • Keep control of all accounting processes
Internal Control
  • Responsible for ensuring Financial and Management accounting takes place strictly in accordance with accounting policy framework.
  • Implement internal controls over financial reporting - Maintain integrity of data/numbers at all times.
  • Exercising controls over all BS positions especially Fixed Assets, Inventory control, Accounts Payables and Cash/bank balances.
Budgeting/ Forecasting
  • Assist in the preparation and analysis of annual budgets and business plans
  • Monthly forecasting reports
  • Monthly variance reporting (Operation review)
Treasury and Forex
  • Manage banking limit
  • Manage cash position
  • Close liaison with Business head on forex cover requirements
  • Forex position and loan tracking with limits.
Key Requirements
  • Must be a Chartered Accountant. 
  • Professional Membership/Certification is a plus.
  • Minimal of 5 -7 Years Management experience from FMCG FOOD/MANUFACTURING.
  • 5 - 7 Years experience in Finance & Accounting functions for Corporates, preferably multi-national companies.
  • Must have sound knowledge of the manufacturing domain.
  • SAGE Expertise is strongly preferred.
  • MUST be willing to start his duties in YOLA, Adamawa state then move to ABUJA later.
  • In light of the above, must be willing to relocate and work in YOLA, Adamawa. (Relocation package covered)
  • Should be comfortable shuttling between Abuja and Yola.
  • Strong numerical & analytical skills with ability to move fast and get things done.
  • He should have the stature and the maturity that commands the respect of his peers.
  • Good command over spoken & written English.
Do not apply if you do not meet the above requirements.


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