Financial Controller Job 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 Position: Financial Controller
Job 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

Qualifications

  • 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

Remuneration
Competitive based on experience.