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Finance Manager at Pivotage Consulting

Pivotage Consulting – Our client, a reputable company in the Marine Services Industry, is looking for the services of a qualified candidate to fill the position below:

Job Title: Finance Manager

ID: SMC/1117/FAM
Location: Lagos

Job Summary

  • Finance Manager will be responsible for the Finance & Accounting, Internal Control and Investor Management as well as maintaining good Accounting systems and structures in the Organization.

Job Description
Reporting to the Managing Director, your responsibilities will include the following;

  • Develop annual plans and budgets for the Finance department to support the achievement of the corporate strategy.
  • Update and implement financial and accounting policies, procedures, and strategies across the organization.
  • Work with the MD on possible investment portfolios where funds can be channeled to.
  • Manage software accounting system and ensures the business runs smoothly and profitably.
  • Prepare monthly financials as well as monthly management reports for senior management.
  • Compute the Return on Investments as well as Regular Fund Statements to Investors.
  • Maintain accounting practices to ensure accurate and reliable data is available for business operations and planning.
  • Ensures effective management of the organization’s financial resources, and compliance with annual budgets.
  • Manage relationships with relevant external bodies/contacts e.g. regulatory organizations, external auditors, solicitors, banks etc.
  • Ensure prompt administration of monthly payrolls, staff allowances and benefits, tax remittance, payment of insurance premiums and other statutory fees.
  • Represents the company to financial partners, including financial institutions, investors, auditors, public officials, etc.
  • Works with the team to ensure the preparation and communication of timely, accurate, and useful financial and management reports for investors, lending institutions and the Board of Directors on a periodic and /or ad-hoc basis.
  • Supervise issuance and preparation of invoices and receipts to ensure compliance with agreed standards and deadline.
  • Provide periodic report to Audit Committee on Audit Plan and on Internal Audit assignments investigations.
  • Ensure accurate recording of financial transactions, and prompt reconciliation of all accounts.
  • Supervise and coordinate the preparation and implementation of annual internal audit plans /programs and endure adherence to plans.
  • Lead audits/special reviews of operations and assessment of business risk and provide recommendations for strengthening existing internal controls.
  • Investigate specific cases of fraud, defalcations and other malpractices and make appropriate recommendation to prevent future re –occurrence.
  • Liaise with external auditor and other business units on timely audit of the company financial accounts.
  • Perform pre and post payment audit of salaries, major purchases and other transactions involving cash flow to ensure they are properly authorized and approved with supporting documents.

A suitable candidate must:

  • Have a good knowledge of SAGE
  • Have B.Sc. in Accounting & Finance or equivalent
  • Have M.Sc./MBA, ACCA or equivalent
  • Have excellent knowledge of best practice finance policies and procedures
  • Have excellent knowledge of accounting systems/software and practices
  • Be proficient in the use of relevant computer applications for financial reporting
  • Be vast in investment planning and portfolio management
  • Have strong project management skills
  • Have excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Have excellent presentation and communications skills
  • Experience in a Marine Services Company will be an added advantage

Application Closing Date
20th November, 2017.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: [email protected] Stating the job ID as subject (Please ensure CV’s are in MS Word format.)


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