Financial Controller (FC)


Last Seen: 6th December 2021

Valid Until9th December 2021

Company Name HR AId

Job TypeFull Time

Education LevelMBA/MSc/MA

Required Experience7 years

Our client, a renowned fashion brand located at Victoria Island , Lagos is looking to hire a Financial Controller.

Job Description:

  • Overall financial planning in line with the strategic objectives of the business
  • Developing and implementing an annual operations budget
  • Overseeing and supervising the financial & management accounting functions
  • Defining and reviewing the standards for accounting, reporting and disclosures
  • Working with the management to manage relations with regulators and auditors
  • Ensuring high quality and timely reporting in line with regulatory requirements, corporate governance standards and global best practices
  • Tax planning
  • Advising on and ensuring financial policies are enforced
  • Developing performance measures that support the company's strategic direction
  • Assisting in formulating the company's future direction and supporting strategic initiatives
  • Ensure optimum financing structure (debt and equity)


  • Bachelor’s degree in any business-related field.
  • 7+ years' of quality experience in Finance/Accounting role including experience in top management and financial planning and delivery roles.
  • Experience in a Production/Retail/Manufacturing sub-sector would be an advantage
  • Professional certification such as ACCA, ACA or ACMA, CPA or CMA will be an added advantage.
  • MBA or MSc Finance will be an added advantage.
  • Strong leadership and negotiating skills
  • Strong accounting knowledge
  • Possess strong budget and management skills, including proven ability to manage project/ process
  • Good knowledge of statutory and regulatory issues as well as global best practices
  • Skills in developing people and in building teams
  • Business and financial acumen
  • Strong modelling and forecasting experience
  • Knowledge of ERP software will be an advantage
  • IFRS knowledge