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Head of Finance at Hamilton Lloyd and Associates

Hamilton Lloyd and Associates – Our client is a Global Package Delivery Service Company. Due to internal vacancies, they are looking to hire the services of:

Job Title: Head of Finance

Location: Lagos

Job Summary

  • The Head of Finance will be responsible for developing and maintaining the company business processes, defining the roles and responsibilities associated with the Procure to pay processes and Order to Cash, and aligning the systems implementation to the company global procurement business requirements.
  • He/she will also be the primary subject matter expert (SME) for all elements of the Procure to pay and order to cash, and will offer training and support for the Procure to pay process across the country.
  • This role will partner heavily with key business partners within the company and the ISMEA District. This position reports directly to the Country Finance Manager

Job Responsibilities

  • Ensuring that the Procure to pay and order to cash process strategy is implemented and fully optimized within the company.
  • Ensuring compliance with local laws and the company policies and procedures in customers and vendors management.
  • Able to identify opportunities and add value in terms of strengthening procedures, controls, growth, expansion when dealing on Billing and Receivables, and cost reduction through efficiency, affectivity and vendor management.
  • Engages with Controllers team to ensure that Procure to pay processes comply with Company’s highest standard of controls
  • Actively participating in the development and continuous improvement of global policies and processes
  • Identifying opportunities to improve the application of existing and new processes in all locations, and supporting local statutory peculiarities (e.g. Tax) in specific areas of design where appropriate
  • Communicating with and influencing key stakeholders to ensure mutual understanding of objectives and priorities
  • Ensuring that a process network of super users and Business Process Owners is engaged in the development and implementation of PTP processes
  • Works closely with Global Procurement Officer with regards design of processes related to vendor management and proactive identification of continuous improvement opportunities
  • Ensuring that PTP process and service delivery costs are “best in class” based on appropriate external benchmarks
  • People Management/ Development
  • Supervise and manage direct reports ensuring communication and coordination within and across teams; Provide regular and effective performance feedback to team members and provide career planning guidance including their training and development needs.

Person Specification

  • Education: Must be a qualified chartered accountant. An MBA is an added advantage
  • Experience: At least 8 – 10 years of solid strong experience working in P2P process including Account Payable, Account Receivable, Billing, procurement and Brokerage.
  • At least 2-3 years of which must be in a senior leadership role
  • Extensive experience in reporting and analysis

Job Competencies:

  • Team Management, leadership and ability deliver aggressive targets.
  • Ability to develop and implement processes and procedures.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; communicates effectively with diverse people at various organization levels with the right level of detail and cultural sensitivity
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with peers and leaders by building trust and credibility e.g. Strong collaborative skills
  • Ability to decompose complex processes into sub-processes with strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong attention to details, target oriented, process implementation skills and strong spreadsheet administration.
  • Manage cash flows in term of timely collection and payments, strengthening controls in Brokerage, Account Payable, Billing and Account Receivables, excellent team management,
  • Active listening skills to understand business needs and steer business team to take decisions that have enterprise-wide impact
  • Effective direction of individuals without reporting authority to achieve goals and meet deadlines
  • Proven ability to be flexible and work both independently and in a team environment
  • Savvy user of technology; Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Experience in developing Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and operationalizing their use as standard operating practice
  • Strong business process skills with the ability to optimize business functions through focused improvement initiatives.
  • Proven cross-functional team leadership and disciplined project management skills required. Effective working both within a team, as well as independently.
  • Business and strategic problem-solving capabilities in finance, operations, P2P, and technology subjects.

Application Closing Date
17th January, 2018.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV’s and cover letter to: [email protected] kindly make the subject of the mail the job title

Note: Only successful candidates will be contacted.


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