Job Title: Finance Manager, Logistics and Operations
Location:
Nigeria

Responsibilities
Inventory Management:

  • Establish and monitor appropriate accounting practices to ensure all inventory activities are captured correctly in Inventory Management system and interface accurately into the accounting system
  • Establish inventory reconciliation procedures to ensure accuracy of all balances
  • Ensure accurate Inventory ageing and analysis and appropriate provisions are kept in the books for slow and obsolete stock
  • Ensure accurate book  keeping for all initiatives regarding stock in transit and returns to Vendors

Financial Planning and Budget Management:

  • Prepare the annual operating and strategic plan for the business unit (includes working capital and cashflow projections) to the right quality and to time.
  • Prepare unit budgets and consolidate for the business unit and ensure consistency of numbers in line with the Service Level Agreements with each venture.
  • Deploy best in class cost accounting tools to ensure clarity of cost bases and provide clarity on Cost optimization opportunities, and revenue generating schemes.
  • Ensure accuracy in invoicing
  • Ensure all unit heads are held to account to operate in line with the budget. Full variance analysis and corrective action plans are provided on a periodic basis (e.g. monthly)
  • Financial analysis as will be required from time to time too aid management decision making.

Financial Accounting and Reporting:

  • Ensure completeness, correctness and accuracy of accounting records and transactions in the Financial accounting systems and in line with IFRS.
  • Expedite all audit assignments and ensure that recommendations are implemented to time and risks identified are mitigated.
  • Adequacy of reconciliation with 3rd Party Logistics providers and completeness and accuracy of transactions embarked on with them.
  • Fixed Asset and CAPEX Management:
  • Ensure the completeness and accuracy of the fixed asset register in line with IFRS.
  • Ensure the adequacy of controls over the additions and disposals of assets and physical verification.
  • Prepare monthly reconciliation statements of accruals and analysis of expense and revenue heads.
  • Ensure proper filing of source documents and records relating to the operations of the business unit.
  • Prepare Monthly Business Review reports fully reconciled to the SLA and the Financial accounting systems.
  • Ensure internal control processes are working optimally.

Others:

  • Provide leadership to finance team members and financial support to unit heads within the Business Unit.

Competencies Required

  • Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external affiliates and clients
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. We are building ventures from scratch, learning and solving problems along the way
  • Self-starter who will take initiative to effect positive change
  • Ability to work independently, as well as with a team
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality of privileged information and professionalism at all times
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Hands-on attitude. E-commerce is 50% operations, so you must not be afraid of rolling up your sleeves and getting your hands dirty
  • Proficiency in the use of ERP systems
  • Strong drive and ability to implement change in fast moving organizations
  • Willingness to make decisions as necessary and appropriate in accordance with company policies.

Qualification & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Banking and Finance, Economics from a reputable University or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years’ in supervisory role with Cost accounting and management experience
  • Relevant financial accounting and management experience in supply chain operations
  • Adequate knowledge of the Ecommerce Industry
  • Master’s Degree in similar role above is an advantage
  • Certification from any recognized professional body (ACCA, ACA, ICAN, CFA) is compulsory

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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