Financial Controller Job at Terragon Limited


Terragon is Africa’s fastest-growing enterprise marketing technology company. We aggregate and enrich difficult-to-source consumer data, generating measurable outcomes for telco’s, banks, and larger brands. Terragon uses its on-demand marketing cloud platform, attribution software, and deep analytics capability to enable thoughtful, targeted omni-channel access to 100m+ mobile-first African consumers.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Financial Controller

Job Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Responsibilities

  • Streamlining accounting functions and operations.
  • Coordinating audit processes
  • Monthly reporting of (consolidated) financial management information including profit or loss, cash flow statement, balance sheet and key performance metrics
    . Explain developments in margins, balances and other metrics.
  • Weekly reporting on revenue, cost of sales and cash flow.
  • Bi weekly reporting on cash flow forecast
  • Developing plans for financial growth.
  • Support the sales and product development processes by reviewing contracts and business models.
  • Evaluating and managing risk.
  • Recommend financial actions by analyzing accounting options.
  • Preparation of the monthly bank reconciliation of the accounts of the company.
  • Prepare and check sales invoices based on information received from customer success and sales departments
  • Prepare and make payments
  • Book and document all financial transactions and commitments in SAP and ensure that
  • supporting documentation is stored in (electronic) archive. This covers revenue, costs,
  • purchases of fixed assets.
  • Reconcile financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information needed for the audit of financial statements
  • Reconcile bank account statements with SAP on a daily basis
  • Maintain accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures – check effectiveness of controls with a focus on revenue assurance, cost control and safeguarding of assets.
  • Liaising with accounting officers with respect to bills receivable, bills payable, etc and monitor timely collection of accounts receivables.
  • Prepare documentation for capital calls
  • Compute statutory taxes i.e VAT, PAYE, local government and preparation of tax returns, ensure compliance with payment, reporting and other tax requirements.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience
  • In the possession of a Masters’ degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant discipline
  • Professional qualification such as ACA, ACCA or CFA
  • Solid knowledge of all other finance operations including treasury, payments, accounting for foreign exchange transactions, controls.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships
  • Strong analytical skill set both numerical as well as legal
  • High level of commercial acumen
  • Advanced computer software skills, especially Excel (ability to work with complex formulas), PowerPoint and Word.
  • Solid knowledge of bookkeeping and preparing monthly reporting sets to management
  • Advanced and hands-on knowledge of SAP B1
  • Fast experience with developing and monitoring of performance metrics critical to business growth
  • Solid knowledge of tax and other applicable company laws and regulations in Nigeria.
  • Strong leadership skills and track record of bringing structure to a finance department and developing junior team members
  • Experience with finance functions in other African countries will be considered an advantage.

Salary
N3,600,000 - N5,400,000 annually.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application and a Cover Letter describing why you are a good fit for the job to: careers@terragonltd.com using the "Job Title" as the subject of the email.

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