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General Manager - Finance And Accounts At Nexans

Date Posted: 25/Jun/2014
Deadline: Not Specified
  • Specialization Admin / Finance
  • Industry
  • Experience 0 year(s)
  • Location Nigeria

General Manager - Finance and Accounts

Job description


  • Function : Chief Finacial Officer of a Nexans Kabelmetal Nigeria Plc.
  • Country : Nigeria
  • Location : Lagos
  • Nexans Kabelmetal Nigerial Plc.: 212 Employees, 20 mln € turnover
  • 14 Employees under direct responsibility.
  • Nexans Power Networks Nigeria Ltd.: 2 Employees; the company shall we dissolved



  • To provide the Management, Board and MERA HQ with a precise, fair, clear and independent view of the Company´s operational and financial performance.
  • Support the Company in implementing financial procedures aimed at meeting Corporate objectives and optimizing financial results.
  • Provide the full scope of Financial Reporting, Financial Planning, Risk Management.
  • Assure compliance with Government financial laws and Tax regulations.
  • Preparation of Annual Report & Accounts for the Company in collaboration with the Tax Auditors.
  • IT Management.
  • Assure effective processes and use of manpower within the own range of responsibility.
  • To provide as well all above mentioned services for the subsidiary Nexans Power Networks Ltd.


  • Take ownership for all financial processes of the Company.
  • Manage Finance and Accounts Departments with additional responsibility as a General Manager and part of the Management Team of the Company.

Areas of Responsibility

  • Corporate planning and financial projections for the Company.
  • Budgeting and Control, Cost & Credit Control, Margin Analysis, Costing & Profitability Analysis and Management Reporting.
  • Processing of Terms Loans, Short Term Deposits and timely follow up for necessary sanctions, documentations and disbursements.
  • Handling of Foreign Exchange transactions, Letters of Credit and Bank Guarantees.
  • Placement of Commercial Papers.
  • Preparation of Annual Report & Accounts for the Company.
  • Debtors Management.
  • Surplus Fund Management.
  • Oversee employees PAYE taxation.
  • Oversee filling of annual returns and attend to tax authorities for assessments and appeals.
  • Shareholders Relations.
  • Administration of ERP (Navision)
  • Guarantee book accuracy
  • Provide consistent and reliable forecasting.
  • Identification of financial risks.
  • Drive internal control.
  • Oversee efficient and timely payment of employee compensations.
  • Oversee management of supplier records

Expected Results

  • Oversee and manage all financial obligations of the Company.
  • To provide a precise, fair, clear and independent view of the Company´s operational and financial performance.
  • Ensure an effective use of manpower and tools within the own area of responsibility.
  • Ensure the entire financial reporting on time.
  • Pro-active information to the Management about upcoming financial liabilities, changes in laws and regulations with their impact on the company.



Desired Skills and Experience

  • Academic Qualification: BSc Degree Accounting/ACA/ACCA
  • Years of Experience: 8 -10 years in identical or at least similar positions.
  • Age: Not less than 38 years.
  • Local and IFRS Accounting expertise
  • Tax expertise
  • Deep knowledge in ERP system application
  • Cash Management and Financing Expertise
  • Internal Control
  • Project Management
  • Risk Management
  • FX Hedging Expertise
  • Understand Nexans Business Environment, Procurement and IT Systems
  • Leadership/Teaming
  • Time Management/Work Prioritization
  • Delegation
  • Communication/Presentation
  • Impeccable integrity
  • High ethical standards
  • Team spirit oriented
  • Interpersonal and networking abilities

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