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Finance Manager (Projects & Planning) At A Leading Industrial Corporation

Date Posted: 03/Jul/2014
Deadline: Not Specified
  • Specialization Admin / Finance
  • Industry
  • Experience 0 year(s)
  • Location Nigeria


Adexen Recruitment Agency is mandated by West Africa’s Leading Industrial Corporation focused on Oil&Gas construction and major marine services to recruit a Finance Manager (Project & Planning) for its operations
This position is based in Lagos- Nigeria.


Our Client is West Africa’s Leading Industrial Corporation focused on Oil&Gas construction and major marine services

Job description

  • Preparation of end-of-life project forecasts in conjunction with the Commercial Department and project teams
  • Accuracy and integrity of figures reported in end-of-life forecasts
  • Key assumptions used in end-of-life forecasting; analysis of key risks and judgements used in end-of-life forecasting;
  • Actuals reported for project revenue and costs in the monthly management accounts are accurate, and fully reconciled to and consistent with forecasts produced by the Commercial Department and project teams
  • Progress billings and revenue recognized are fully reconciled to actual billings and total contract revenue is in line with contract values reported by the Commercial Department.
  • All entries relating to projects are accurate and correctly posted
  • End-of-life forecasts are revised for major changes arising on a monthly basis and a full review is conducted on a quarterly basis
  • Monthly performance analysis to budget for all projects to budget holders with commentary on variances
  • Commentary in the monthly management accounts for variances between actual and budget and changes in end-of-life forecasts.
  • Development of systems for accurate re-allocation of costs to projects and service cost centers
  • Cost allocations are accurately applied in the monthly management accounts
  • Regular reviews of the methodology used in cost allocations to ensure that it remains consistent with company objectives
  • Basis of cost allocations is transparent and is clearly communicated to budget holders.
  • Development of accurate man-hour rates to be used in actuals, forecasts, commercial tenders and for other requirements within the company;
  • Quarterly review of man-hour rates to ensure that they are accurate and the methodology used is consistent with company objectives
  • Basis for man-hour rates is transparent and is clearly communicated to users.
  • Draft annual budget for the company for the following year by 31st October each year;
  • Liaise with budget holders to produce a budget for each department ensuring that full consideration is taken of current-year actuals, changes in the business, inter-related activities between departments, corporate objectives and any other relevant factors
  • Full support to budget holders in the preparation of departmental budgets and ensure that information is accurate, well-presented and clearly justified
  • Budget is presented in a clear and transparent manner
  • Budget is consistent with the format of the monthly management accounts and the ERP software to enable clear comparison between budgeted and actual figures.
  • Provide financial information relating to projects to support commercial activities within the business and other departments as required;
  • Analysis and financial information for commercial bids to ensure accurate costing.
  • Schedules, information and explanations required relating to projects for the annual external accounts audit


  • First Degree in Accounting, Finance or any related discipline
  • ACA or ICAN certified
  • Wide experience of working with ERP/Accounting software
  • Not less than 5 years post qualification experience
  • Experience of accounting for EPC contracts
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office applications
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to process complex financial data and communicate in a clear, concise manner to non-financial personnel


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