Finance Manager in a Leading International Group

Adexen Recruitment Agency – Our client, a leading International Group  is currently recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Finance Manager

Location: Lagos

Job Introduction

  • Adexen has been mandated by one of its clients a leading International Group to recruit a Finance Manager for its operations in Nigeria. The position is based in Lagos, Nigeria.


  • Manage the company’s finances and internal control while validating all local purchases and import, theoretical margins of offers and all assets of the company.
  • Provide monthly reports on all finance and admin related business deals.
  • Control and validate posting entries made on the company’s ERP.
  • Organize end of year activities, including stock picking, relations with auditor, WHT and VAT follow up.
  • Check and validate financing solutions in partnership with management and other subsidiaries Treasury team.
  • Ensure compliance with procedures i.e. establish procedures and check that the procedures are known and properly implemented.
  • Provide analytical statements of the operational services.
  • Perform necessary check of operations and work closely with Auditors.
  • Check the validity of business information for new customers before transmission to administrative services for processing
  • Responsible for goods held in store: must be able to justify any discrepancy between the physical inventory and the IT stock.
  • Consistently interfacing with the Accounts team (internal and other subsidiaries) for proper accounting and record-keeping.
  • Validate credit and settlement terms of all sales record.
  • Constantly propose to management optimized third trade balance; balance between the settlements terms, actual payment terms and the volume of business involved.
  • Provide administrative follow-up between requesting services, the service transit, import, and accounting (back-office business operations).
  • Open transit cases (gathering all the necessary documents: pro-forma, lading, customs declaration and checking compliance.) as soon as the order is placed.
  • Manage relationships with banks, vendors and other stakeholders.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory authorities in all financial activities.
  • Manage the Annual Year- End and other interim Audit Exercises.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or any other relevant discipline. A master’s degree will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 10 years progressive experience with a Multinational or renowned Organization or division of a big corporation.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with the Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designations.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Ability to anticipate and initiate changes.
  • Excellent communication skills are essential, in regards to presenting the results of analyses to management.
  • Excellent people management and leadership skills.

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