Senior Finance Executive needed at Omnibiz Africa

3 weeks ago

Job title : Senior Finance Executive

Job Location : Lagos

Deadline : March 06, 2024

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Job Description:

  • We are looking for a Senior Finance Executive with experience in the Fintech industry, your primary responsibility will be to manage and oversee financial operations within the organization.
  • You will work closely with the finance team and other departments to ensure accurate financial reporting, compliance with regulations, and effective financial planning.

Responsibilities:

  • Financial Reporting: Prepare, analyze, and present financial statements, reports, and budgets to senior management. Ensure accuracy, completeness, and compliance with accounting standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Financial Analysis: Conduct in-depth financial analysis, including variance analysis, trend analysis, and financial forecasting. Provide insights and recommendations to support business decision-making and identify areas for cost optimization.
  • Budgeting and Forecasting: Coordinate the budgeting process, including the preparation of annual budgets and periodic forecasting. Monitor actual financial performance against budgeted figures and provide explanations for variances.
  • Cash Flow Management: Manage cash flow effectively, ensuring adequate liquidity for day-to-day operations and working capital requirements. Prepare cash flow forecasts and implement strategies to optimize cash flow management.
  • Compliance and Audit: Ensure compliance with relevant financial regulations, accounting standards, and company policies. Collaborate with internal and external auditors during financial audits and assist in implementing audit recommendations.
  • Financial Systems and Processes: Continuously evaluate and improve financial systems, processes, and controls to enhance efficiency, accuracy, and effectiveness. Streamline financial workflows and leverage technology to automate routine tasks.
  • Stakeholder Management: Collaborate with internal stakeholders such as department heads, management teams, and cross-functional teams to provide financial guidance and support. Build strong relationships with external stakeholders, including banks, vendors, and auditors.
  • Risk Management: Identify financial risks and develop strategies to mitigate them. Monitor and evaluate financial risks, such as currency fluctuations, interest rate changes, and credit risks. Implement risk management practices to safeguard company assets.

Qualifications:

  • Part-qualified or fully qualified Chartered Accountant with a recognized accounting body.
  • Proven experience in financial analysis, financial reporting, budgeting, and cash flow management.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles, financial regulations, and compliance requirements.
  • Proficient in financial modeling, forecasting, and financial software applications.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with attention to detail.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with stakeholders.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines.
  • Experience with ERP systems (such as SAP, and Oracle) and advanced MS Excel skills are desirable.

How to Apply for this Offer

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: hrbp@omnibiz.com using the position as subject of email.

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