Group Finance Manager in Lagos, Nigeria

Industry
Advertising / Media
Specialization
Accounting / Audit / Tax
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7 - 10 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Gender
Male or Female

Job Description

Our client, a multinational Brand outfit seeks a Group Finance Manager to co-ordinate both their Nigerian and francophone West Africa operations. The Job and

Person specifications are as stated below:

 

EDUCATION:

 

· A chartered accountant with HND or B.Sc in Accounting or other related fields. A Master's degree will be an advantage.

 

WORKING EXPERIENCE & SKILLS:

 

· Minimum 8 years post qualification cognate experience as Accountant in a reputable professional practice organization or firm such as KPMG, PWE, etc.

 

· At least last 2 years' experience must be at Management level and reporting to the Board.

 

SKILLS/COMPETENCIES & PERSONAL QUALITIES:

 

· Advanced financial and accounting knowledge including in-depth

understanding of finance best practices, international and Nigerian

accounting and financial reporting.

 

· Good knowledge of the Marketing Communications & Advertising sector

including regulations, legislations and understanding of trends and

developments that might impact on financing or accounting for operations

in the industry.

 

· Ability to communicate in French language is critical.

 

· Understanding of exchange operations and regulations relevant to

accounting practices and regulations including Nigeria Tax laws

procedures and administration.

 

· Excellent command of English language and proficient in the use of

Microsoft office, Excel, Power point and Specialist accounting software.

 

 

· Must have good numerical skills

 

· Must have hands-on experience in financial reporting, tax planning

and budgeting.

 

PERSONAL QUALITIES:

 

· Possess high ethical standards and integrity.

 

· Ability to think strategically and holistically and to appreciate the

systemic impact of various policies, issues and solutions.

 

· Ability to manage multiple priorities.

 

· High sense of responsibility, accountability and dependability.

 

· Strong business acumen, maturity and tact, including the ability to

relate with the highest levels of management financial institutions.

 

· Strong leadership/supervisory and people management skills.

 

 

 

 

Requirements

ICAN certified and must be fluent in French

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