Financial Controller at Norrenberger Financial Group

Norrenberger is an Integrated Financial Services Group (Licensed & Regulated by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) that operates a customer-focused business model offering clients a comprehensive range of financial products& services including Funds & Investment Management, Structured & Alternative Finance, SME Funding, Foreign Exchange and Business Advisory Services.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Financial Controller

Location: Abuja

Job Descriptions

  • The Financial Controller will undertake all aspects of financial management, including corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, budget and forecasts preparation.
  • The Finance Controller responsibilities will also include tax management and administration, performance management, and act as a consultant for senior managers, conducting cost and revenues analyses.

Job Responsibilities
Management Accounting:

  • Maintains and enforces a documented system of accounting policies and procedures
  • Manage outsourced functions
  • Oversee the operations of the accounting department, including managing the organizational structure adequate for achieving the department’s goals and objectives
  • Oversee accounting operations of the company and its subsidiaries
  • Create an organizational structure within the accounting department to facilitate the achievement of the department’s short-term goals and long-term objectives.
  • Manage and mentor junior personnel in the accounting department. Transaction
  • Ensure that accounts payable are paid in a timely manner
  • Ensure that all reasonable discounts are taken on accounts payable
  • Ensure that accounts receivable are collected promptly
  • Ensure that periodic bank reconciliations are completed
  • Ensure that required debt payments are made on a timely basis
  • Maintain the chart of accounts and manage GL for accuracy
  • Management of tax- VAT, WHT, PAYE. Liaise with the company’s tax consultant, auditor, and regulators for efficient tax management
  • Advise and liaise with Operations on transaction postings to ensure that the correct GL are credited or debited
  • Maintain an orderly accounting filing system
  • Maintain a system of controls over accounting transactions

Financial Reporting and Budgeting:

  • Preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual management account for management and regulators.
  • Issue timely and complete financial statements.
  • Coordinate the preparation of the corporate annual report.
  • Recommend benchmarks against which to measure the performance of the companyoperations.
  • Calculate and issue financial and operating metrics.
  • Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts.
  • Calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to management.
  • Provide for a system of management cost reports.
  • Provide financial analyses as needed, in particular for capital investments, pricingdecisions, and contract negotiations.
  • Ensure that financial reports comply with current accounting principles and financialreporting standards.
  • Publish complete and timely financial statements to company executives, shareholders,and the board.
  • Account for any budget variances and report significant discrepancies to management.
  • Recommend benchmarks for the measurement of company financial performance goals.
  • Responsible for the filing of quarterly and annual reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Compliance:

  • Provide regulatory reports to the compliance department for a rendition
  • Coordinate the provision of information to external auditors for the annual audit
  • Monitor debt levels and compliance with debt covenants
  • Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings.

Experience & Qualification

  • Minimum of Second Class degree in Accounting or Finance. Master’s Degree is an added advantage.
  • Chartered Accountant (ACA/ACCA) with a minimum of 6 years working experience in the finance sector- Commercial Bank, Merchant Bank, Finance House, or National Microfinance Bank.
  • Experience with financial reporting requirements- IFRS and IAS
  • Demonstrated experience with the use of EasyBank Application
  • Good knowledge of SEC and CBN policies on financial reporting
  • Demonstrated experience in liaising with Auditors
  • Ability to pay keen attention to details.
  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills.

Internal / External Contacts:

  • Internal Staff
  • Clients
  • Auditors (PWC)
  • Regulators

Key Competence Requirements:

  • Knowledge of accounting and financial reporting standards- IFRS and IAS
  • Use of EasyBank Application
  • Strong analytics and problem-solving skills
  • Vast across accounting and finance spectrum- Financial, Management, Tax, Audit and financial investigation
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suites Word, Excel, and Access.
  • Able to work well in a team and on own initiative.
  • Database Management
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Energetic and with sound decision-making skills

Key Performance Indicator (KPI):

  • Timely delivery of reports
  • Adherence to agreed turn around time / SLA
  • Timely delivery of the annual report
  • Regulatory rating- Zero appetite for regulatory infractions
  • Leadership
  • Process Efficiency
  • Customer Complain

Application Closing Date
31st August, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: careers@norrenberger.com using the “Job title” as the subject of the email.

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