Deputy Head of Finance at Dangote Group

Title: Deputy Head of Finance | Dangote Group

Ref No: Okpella-F&A-005
Location: Okpella, Edo
Job Type: Full time
Department: Finance (Plant)
Reports To: Plant Finance Controller
Direct Reports / Subordinates: 5
Job Grade: Managerial


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Job Summary

  • Oversee the plant’s budgeting and reporting; financial analysis and forecasting; cost and revenue management; and fixed asset accounting.
  • Ensure accuracy of the plant’s financial records and compliance with best practice financial management principles and regulatory requirements.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Drive the implementation of approved finance policies at the plant.
  • Drive and oversee the budgeting process and ensure inputs from all business units within the plant are in compliance with stated guidelines and that exceptions are escalated appropriately.
  • Ensure timely and accurate preparation of periodic management reports at the Plant to aid management decision-making.
  • Ensure ongoing review, update and documentation of monthly, quarterly, and yearly financial forecasts, and ratio analysis.
  • Ensure collaboration/interface with other departments within the plant on financial assessment of projects, business models and business plans.
  • Oversee the preparation of financial reports, ensuring compliance with DCP Nigeria’s accounting policies, and IFRS.
  • Assume overall responsibility for the integration of business reporting requirements, the integrity of information contained in and the compliance of the plant’s financial report with relevant reporting regulations.
  • Ensure effective utilisation of plant’s financial resources to achieve cost efficiency.
  • Proactively identify risks, and define and implement strategies to prevent revenue leakage.
  • Ensure that organisational policies with respect to accounting for fixed assets are adhered to at all times.
  • Ensure respective plant complies with all applicable tax laws and statutory requirements.
  • Manage and maintain relationships with relevant internal and external stakeholders including local and international tax authorities, tax consultants, etc.
  • Coordinate the preparation of the department’s budget and approve departmental in line with approved authority limits.
  • Provide overall guidance, leadership support and strategic direction in the execution of the department’s functions and activities.
  • Prepare and submit periodic activity/management reports to the Plant Finance Controller on the activities of the department.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Plant Finance Controller.

Key Requirements
Education and Work Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or any other related discipline.
  • Relevant professional qualifications such as ACA, CIMA, CPA, ACCA.
  • Ten (10) to Fiteen (15) years relevant experience.
  • Selected candidates will manage either P&L or Balance Sheet.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Good understanding of trends, challenges, opportunities, regulations and legislations relating to the cement manufacturing industry.
  • Advanced financial and accounting knowledge, including understanding of finance best practices and IFRS/ international accounting and financial reporting standards.
  • Proven experience in strategic financial planning and analysis.
  • Very sound business acumen – financial and commercial knowledge.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong leadership and people management skills.
  • Strong negotiation skills and influencing skills.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • High ethical standards and integrity.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Working knowledge of SAP.

Benefits

  • Private Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Training & Development.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
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