South Africa

Financial Controller

Company Health Plus Limited
Reference # HP/FIN/FC/2020
Published 21/02/2020
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria
Our company is currently seeking a Financial Controller to join our growing team. The Financial Controller will be responsible for the efforts and results of the finance department. He/she will report to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in regards to all financial and accounting activities, as well as overseeing the finance department’s staff in day-to-day operations.

Health Plus Limited, Nigeria’s first integrative pharmacy, is the fastest-growing pharmacy chain in West Africa. We are committed to our mission of helping people achieve optimum health and vitality, while delivering superior value to stakeholders. Our vision is to be Africa’s #1 for pharmacy, wellness and beauty. Recently, we secured significant foreign investment from our partners to scale up our network of retail outlets and our online business. This strategy will give us unparalleled reach across the country and beyond.

CasaBella Beauty, is a one-stop store for beauty and grooming solutions for men and women. CasaBella Beauty was incorporated in 2008 and became the exclusive distributor for Revlon in Nigeria. The first CasaBella store opened in Lagos in 2010 and today, CasaBella Beauty is the fastest-growing retailer of beauty supplies in West Africa.

Our success is based on our great people, great values and a winning corporate culture. Our people are passionate, driven and committed to continuous learning in order to maintain our edge. Our testimonial is that we are proud to be members of the HealthPlus family as we are offered a strong platform to explore our potentials. We believe in best practices always and therefore employ and retain the best talents.

As we expand our frontiers to redefine the world of health & beauty in Nigeria, we are looking for result driven individuals who will roll up their sleeves and share our passion & success. People who will join our team of highly motivated professionals who get the job done!

No matter what your job title is, the work you do at HealthPlus supports the health and well-being of the millions of men, women and children who turn to us for care. That is because all of us - from our talented business professionals at the head office and our experts in our retail locations who serve our communities - are committed to providing the best possible service experience.
Job Functions Accounting,Analytics,Compliance & Regulatory Affairs,Data Analysis,Finance,Management
Industries Fmcg (Fast Moving Consumer Goods Sector)
Key elements of the role:

Financial Control & Accounting Operations
•Support the CFO in developing and delivering the Organization’s Financial and Business strategy.
•Ensure compliance with IFRS accounting standards and FRCN applicable local regulations.
•Prepare or direct Preparation and ensure Accuracy of Monthly & Quarterly Management Reports with KPI’s/Business Commentaries & Financial Statements (P&L, Balance Sheet & Cashflows) in line with IFRS for Nigerian entities.
•Timely delivery of Company Accounts & Audited Financial Statements.
•Lead the Financial Control/Accounting Operations team in delivering (Management & Statutory Reporting, Treasury, Revenue Assurance & Finance Ops, Account Payables, Account Receivables, Inventory Control, Fixed Asset Management, Managing Debt Obligations, Month Close and Monthly reconciliations)
•Update, review and document the Organization’s financial policies and procedures.
•Developing a Financial Control environment that ensures accuracy of all Financial Information Across the Business.
•Working with Internal Audit/Control to deliver a proper internal control environment for the company.
•Expense Management & Budgetary Controls.
•Providing adequate Finance Business & Financial Advisory to the Business.
•Supporting the Tax Manager in the delivery of Tax planning, Compliance, Documentation needed to close Tax Audits.
•Support the delivery of Annual Budgeting & Quarterly Forecast
•Ensure Proper Filing and Documentation of All Financial information
•Ensure Optimal Use of Financial Systems for data capture & Reporting
Desired Skills & Experience :
•Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Related Field
•8 - 10 years of experience with at least 4 years in an Audit firm and at least 2 years leading a Financial Control/Accounting in a Retail
Organization or in a similar role or FMCG.
•Must be ICAN/ACCA certified
•Use of Accounting Software experience in ERP (Microsoft Suite – NAV or AX dynamics)
•Revenue & Expenditure Management
•Working Capital Management
•Analytical skills
•Month End Close and Management Reporting
•Proficient in MS Excel
•Understanding and the application of IFRS/GAAP
• Good Leadership & Managerial Effectiveness
• Excellent Communication Skills
•High level of integrity
•Excellent interpersonal skills & people skills
•High level of emotional intelligence
•High level of personal effectiveness
•Time management skills
•Strong Attention to Details
Job Closing Date 13/03/2020
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