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Group Finance Analyst At Lani Group

Date Posted: 05/Sep/2017
Deadline: 10/Sep/2017

The LANI Group is a portfolio of private companies operating in Europe and Africa.
Our companies are run by skilled entrepreneurs who add value in their respective business teams as the group pursues organic growth.
A position has arisen in a small group of companies for Lani Group. This position would have an oversight function of the Group’s Finance unit and report directly to the Board of Directors

Group Finance Analyst 

Job Type Flexible
Department/Group: Finance / Audit Job Code/

Location: Lagos Travel
To the business location of the entities

Level/Salary Range: Dependent on experience Position
Flexible Work / Contract

Job Description
Job Split: 30% - Finance Reporting; Treasury and Cash Management; 40% - Management Accounting;
30% - Decision Making

Job Purpose
To oversee the recording of all financial transactions on a day to day basis. The role will also require treasury and
cash management activities to support the various management needs.
The analyst should have a good understanding of budgets at project level and be able to support the development of
financial tenders for third party business development proposals.

Job Summary

  • The role would be accountable for all policies and procedures for the accurate, consistent recording and reporting of all financial matters including budgeting, external financial reporting, internal financial reporting, project cost accounting, project and operational performance analysis and periodic reports to the Board of Directors.
  • Support project activities by establishing guidelines for capital funds utilisation and solicitation plus monitoring use of
  • fund/balances, forecasting funds availability, advising on grant/loan usage decisions, and providing project bridge financing/advice to Directors and project staff.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • To migrate from a manual based accounting to a robust system based accounting.
  • Tax and VAT Administration
  • Management monthly accounting and reporting
  • Financial Budgeting
  • Cashflow forecasting
  • Provide liaison and support to The Board's Finance and Audit Committees
  • Make financial presentations at board meetings
  • Contributing to the development and maintenance of financial systems and processes and ensuring all financial regulations are adhered to

Key Competencies:

  • critical thinking
  • problem analysis and problem-solving
  • team-leadership
  • Negotiation skills
  • Adaptability
  • Innovation
  • Judgment
  • decision-making
  • stress tolerance

Education and Experience

  • Three years accounting post qualification experience to manage a group of start up companies in various stages of growth; qualification by experience may also be considered
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office (in particular Word, Excel) and ability to learn quickly and use any accounting package
  • Knowledge of IFRS and accounting for non-profit organisations would be an added advantage
  • ICAN / ANAN/ ACCA Qualification
  • Good knowledge of report writing

This position is on a Flexible work basis for onsite work three days a week or dependent on candidate’s work preference. Nursing mothers or applicants who are on some form of leave from permanent employment are encouraged to apply.

Qualified and interested candidates should forward their CV with application letter by clicking the Apply Now Button using the job title applied for as the subject of the mail. Only shortlisted applicants would be contacted.

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