Financial Controller at Venture Garden Nigeria (VGN)

Venture Garden Nigeria (VGN) is a fast-growing B2B/B2G Fintech Platform Holdco Company with six subsidiaries, two platform entities and a suite of shared services offered to all subsidiaries. At VGN we wage war against the average, go beyond the ordinary to explore limitless opportunities; breaking the norms and aggressively pursuing success through- Relentless Hard-work, Pursuit of excellence, calculated risk-taking and a hunger for knowledge and we have a lot of fun at it!

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Financial Controller

Location: Ikeja, Lagos
Job Type: Full-time

Job Description

Ensure all monthly, mid-year and annual reports are prepared and presented to CEO and CFO as at when due
Manage all bank relationships and ensure that all point’s relationships are healthy and well-groomed.
Work with group CFO and CEO in preparing the group’s financial goals, group budget, and forecasts
Supervise the project finance team in preparation of project budget, project funds allocations, expenses, and entity cash flow statements; procurement processes
Supervise the accounting team in ensuring all expected reports are submitted as when due and that all payments are made swiftly, and appropriate vendors managed
Oversee all purchasing/refunds/Out of station allowances and payroll activity for staff.
Develop and maintain systems of internal controls to safeguard the financial assets of the Group and all its Entities
Monitor banking activities/reconciliation for the group and all its Entities
Ensure adequate cash flow to meet the Groups and its Entities’ needs
Assist in the design, implementation, and timely calculations of wage incentives, commissions, and salaries for the staff.
Oversee Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable and ensure a disaster recovery plan is in place
Ensure the company complies with all Federal laws on Tax and Audit processes and policies

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Finance and accounting background.
Work Experience with a tech company, multinational or Big 4/5 is a plus.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or business-related field is required.
Must be a chartered accountant with an ACCA or ICAN.
Skill set Required: Must have worked with an ERP System, finance, accounting, financial planning, IFRS, Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting, Chart of Accounts Redesign, GL Coding, Intercompany Reconciliation, GL Accounting, financial analysis
Additional Information

Working conditions
Flexibility is important.
Equal opportunity
The role is open to anyone who meets the above criteria regardless of race or nationality
Competitive based on experience.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Updated: March 26, 2020 — 9:13 am