Associate Director, Technical Finance needed at IHS Towers

4 weeks ago

Job title : Associate Director, Technical Finance

Job Location : Lagos

Deadline : March 03, 2024

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Job Description

As Associate Director, Technical Finance, you will oversee and manage routine activities and projects initiated by the technology department and evaluation of new business cases for OPEX/CAPEX control & optimization.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

Technical Projects.

  • Evaluation of ongoing projects and their performance
  • Contribute to the development of IHS’s strategic goals and objectives as well as the overall management of the organization
    • Develop and implement comprehensive goals for performance and growth strategies:
    • Reporting and variance analysis
    • Monthly CAPEX & OPEX reporting, reviews and reconciliation
    • Month end reports to finance, group and other stakeholders as required
    • Inventory reconciliations
  • Key suppliers’ reconciliations
  • Review and endorse requests for PR and PO creation CAPEX  
  • Monitoring right project codes and dimensions for all CAPEX transactions
  • Follow-ups with other units and departments for timely issuance of PRs/POs
  • CAPEX spends planning, execution, monitoring & control
  • OPEX spends planning, escalation, reporting, monitoring & control
  • Supporting CTO and other Technology units to develop their business cases
  • Budget and Forecasts compilation in collaboration with Tech Units and FPA
  • Regular monitoring of Budget/FCTs vs Actual Spend
  • Month end close and reporting of Projects
  • Contribute to regular suppliers’ reconciliation for CAPEX & OPEX

General Duties

  • Promote communication between colleagues for the benefit of information flow and to curb any problems that arise.
  • Manage relationships with partners/suppliers.
  • Performs other appropriate duties as requested by Director, Technical Finance
  • Design and implement business strategies, plans and procedures
  • Preparation of various business plans and proposals for changes in CAPEX
  • Reviewing long term CAPEX contracts

Team Development/Leadership

  • Thoroughly understand and communicate requirements to appropriate team members, and manage all requirements accordingly to each stakeholder
  • Ensure team members have the needed tools and provide timely feedback.
  • Promote a culture of high performance and continuous improvement that values learning and a commitment to quality
  • Mentor and develop staff using a supportive and collaborative approach: assign accountabilities; set objectives; establish priorities; and monitor and evaluate results
  • Lead employees to encourage maximum performance and dedication
  • Ensure all teams are practicing the principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability and visibility

Functional Competencies:

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Business Partnering
  • Financial Accounting
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Problem Solving
  • Use of MS Office Tools (advanced) 
  • Use of ERP
  • Negotiation& Contracting

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Collaboration & Teamwork
  • Relationship Building

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or other related disciplines.
  • ACCA/ACA professional certification would be advantageous
  • +10 years’ relevant experience in a Finance Management, Business Operations, Management Reporting. or Financial Planning & Analysis with at least most recent 5 years in senior management/ leadership within the Telecoms sector.
  • Strong Experience in Excel, Power Point and ERP
  • In depth knowledge of financial concepts of IRR, NPVs, DCF, WACC, Macro Economic indicators etc.

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