Thursday, 3 March 2016

Finance Officers at Nextzon Business Services Limited

Nextzon Business Services Limited - Our Client is a start-up mega drug distribution centre in the pharmaceutical sector located in Anambra State, and is looking to fill the role of:

Job Title: Finance Officer

Reports To: Finance Manager


  • Facilitation of efficiency in the company’s finance unit / activities and direct overall financial plans and accounting practices within the company.
Key Roles and Responsibilities
  • Coordinate with the Finance manager to ensure timely and appropriate cash flows, matched with the operational needs
  • Manage the electronic spreadsheet/format for receiving and disbursing funds; coordinate the preparation and timely submission of monthly financial reports and other reports
  • Ensure accurate keeping of account books (electronic and paper
  • Preparation and submission of monthly Balance Sheet Reconciliations
  • Help ensure that timely and accurate information is generated and disseminated accordingly to germane parties, to inform activity planning and forecasts
  • Process all banking activities of the organisation, ensuring that bank account records are accurately maintained, and that bank statements are obtained on a timely basis.
  • Process all payments (cheque and/or cash) to/from suppliers, customers, service providers, and partners in line with established requirements
  • Ensure all financial transactions in the organisation are appropriately approved, authorised and administered, in line with company policies
  • Maintain the office cash box and disburse cash payments
  • Ensure weekly cash counts are done and properly documented by non-finance staff
  • Make statutory payments to the relevant authorities such as PAYE, WHT, and PENSION deduction and ensure adequate documentation is kept in the office.
  • Provide administrative and technical support to the partners to ensure that all financial documentation and reports are prepared and submitted on a timely basis
  • In collaboration with the financial manager, support the training in financial management in accordance the business’s financial management policies
  • Any other tasks as assigned by supervisor
Required Skills and Competencies:
  • Financial analysis and execution
  • Credit analysis
  • Knowledgeable in the following key areas:
    • Financial Management and corporate finance
    • Accounting policies and standards
    • Financial analysis and interpretation
    • Management and Cost Accounting
    • Tax Management
  • Appreciation of finance & investment management principles
  • Ability to use several accounting packages (Sage, QuickBooks, etc.)
  • Microsoft Office skills with high proficiency in the use of excel
  • Oral & Written Communication skills
  • Relationship Management
    • Possession of human skill (ability to interact effectively with people - both staff and clients alike)
    • Ability to build and manage banking relationships
  • Leadership
  • Proactive decision-maker
  • Self-starter
  • Sound ethics and integrity
Qualifications and Experience
  • Level of Education - B.Sc. /HND or equivalent in Finance Accounts/Business Administration or a similar course
  • Minimum of 5 years post-graduate experience in a similar position
  • Age 30 years and below
  • A recognised professional accounting certification (i.e. ACA, ACCA or equivalent)
  • A post graduate degree or any other qualification/certification will be an added advantage
Application Closing Date
9th March, 2016.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their resumes (as an attachment), stating the reference code FINOFCR0025 as the subject of the email

Note: All applications will be treated in strict confidence. Only shortlisted candidates who apply correctly will be contacted.