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Finance Manager - Management Accounts At NIGERDOCK PLC

Date Posted: 22/May/2014
Deadline: Not Specified

Nigerdock Nigeria Plc – FZE is West Africa’s Leading Industrial Corporation focused on Oil&Gas construction and major marine services including offshore and pressure vessel fabrication, ship building and repair, industrial training and specialised Oil&Gas and Maritime support. It is strategically located on Snake Island Integrated Free Zone, an impressive industrial free zone facility and port development on an island in the coastal waterways of Lagos, with immediate access to the open seas.


Nigerdock is organised into four main divisions including Offshore Fabrication, Pressure Vessels, Shipyard and the Training Centre. Each one of these divisions is a stand-alone unit headed by a General Manager reporting to the Managing Director.

job description

An experienced Finance Manager required to provide support to the Financial Controller (Management Accounts) in the leadership of the Finance Department by leading the Payroll and Timekeeping Departments for Nigerdock Nigeria Plc – FZE.

This position you will be required to build trusting relationships with business unit leaders and advocate for the use of best practices around business cases, this includes ensuring the accuracy and integrity of project reporting and forecasting, provide project financial analysis to meet internal and external requirements and ensuring the accuracy and integrity of cashflows, budgets and financial forecasts.


You will be expected to develop trusted consultative relationships with business leaders by maintaining open, continuous communication around financial analysis and managing business partner expectations on deliverables; providing advice and support on best practices; sharing relevant learning and insights as available.

Desired Skills and Experience

Prime responsibilities and duties

  • Provide support to the Financial Controller including but not limited to the following functions:
  • Monthly Management Accounts: Produce monthly management accounts within 7 working days of the month end including variance analysis, KPI analysis and recommendations to improve financial performance;
  • Ensure the accuracy and integrity of the monthly management accounts;
  • Review key assumptions for reasonableness; analyse and quantify key risks and judgments used in the financial figures reported.


  • Oversee the management of vendor invoice processing to ensure vendor liabilities are captured in a timely and accurate manner and to enable timely payment by the Treasury Department
  • Client invoicing:
  • Oversee the management of client invoicing to ensure that it is carried out in a timely and accurate manner and that all amounts chargeable are fully captured;
  • Provide support to other departments to maximise amounts invoiced to clients and to efficiently collect payments.
  • Financial Information and Support: Provide financial information to support commercial activities within the business and other departments as required.
  • Annual external accounts audit: Payroll and Timekeeping: Manage the preparation of payrolls to ensure that they are prepared and paid in a timely and accurate manner;
  • Manage the payment of tax, pension and other deductions and statutory payments to ensure they are paid in a timely and accurate manner within statutory deadlines;
  • Manage the deduction and calculation of taxes, pension contributions and other statutory deductions and payments to ensure that they comply with contractual and statutory regulations;
  • Manage the timekeeping function to ensure timely and accurate recording of labour hours worked;
  • Manage the processing of payroll transactions within the ERP system including labour and man-hour allocations
  • Provide support to the HR Department for the communication of financially-related payroll issues to staff;

Provide payroll information to other departments as required (within confidentiality limits defined by management);

  • Manage payroll tax, pension and other payroll-related audits;
  • Maintain the confidentiality and integrity of the payroll function;
  • ERP System and Financial Procedures and Controls:
  • Actively participate in the development and improvement of the ERP system;
  • Actively participate in the development of financial reporting in the ERP system to meet company requirements;
  • Support the Financial Controller to develop financial procedures and monitor compliance;
  • Support the Financial Controller to develop and monitor financial controls to prevent and detect fraud and error both within and outside of the ERP system.


Work with the Financial Controller to:

  • Ensure that staff are properly trained and supervised to meet the requirements of their positions;
  • Assess performance on a regular basis to identify deficiencies, improve performance and develop staff;
  • , motivate and provide direction to staff.

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