Finance Operations Associate

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Description

CornerStone Staffing - Our client, a big player in the FMCG Industry, is recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Finance Operations Associate

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • This role is responsible for the delivery of the financial and business processes and systems in line with corporate standards; the post holder will undertake specific work within Finance and contribute to improving functional efficiency.

Responsibilities
Cash Accounting/Banking & Treasury:

  • To ensure all over the counter cash is banked in line with relevant policy and parked on SAP Cash Journals.
  • To ensure appropriate procedures are adhered to when cash is received and to bank all cash and other instrument within ‎2 ‎days of receipt or immediately threshold of ‎cash holding‎ is attained.
  • Ensure all relevant Cash Journals are balanced within 48 hours of banking being completed.
  • Ensure all delegated banking activities are diligently carried out.

Procurement & Payables:

  • Ensure all invoices are checked within 24 hours of receipt and scanned within 48 hours; thus contributing to significant reduction of Open Purchase Orders and late payment to vendors.
  • Ensure that scanned invoices are backed up on the Finance shared drive.

Vendor & Customer Creation:

  • Ensure documents and files for newly created vendors are properly filed and alphabetically for easy referencing
  • Update the Vendor and Customer Master Database with every new creation/amendment of vendor and customer respectively.

Financial Management:

  • Ensure that all FI journal documents are filed according to their numbers and the month of posting.
  • Participate in the preparation for internal audit and tax audit exercises; ensuring that all relevant files and documents are in place for smooth running of these audits.
  • Ensure that Trip envelopes are properly logged in the Trip Register, backed up on the G-Drive and properly filed in the assigned shelf.

Customer Service:
Timely provision of assistance and support to other colleagues to enable them manage their delegated finances and comply with audit standards.
 

Requirements
Minimum years of experience

3

Qualifications
FSLC /SSCE /JSCE /NABTEB /ADN /OND /ND /NCE /B.Sc /B.Ed /B.Tech
Other Requirements


Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting or related field
  • 3-5 years' work experience in an FMCG
  • Minimum of PE1 of ICAN/ACCA
  • Advance proficiency in Microsoft Word processing and spreadsheet applications; ability to utilize database application
  • Advanced level of Microsoft Excel (Pivot tables, Vlookups, and nestedifs formulas)
  • Ability to interpret Financial Data from various systems and in various formats

Skills and Competencies:

  • Excellent analytical and quick-decision making skills
  • Strong attention to detail with highly organized, advanced office skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to learn new processes quickly
  • Ability to manage multiple decision processes while working in a fast-paced paperless environment using multiple systems and databases
  • Ability to resolve problems

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Use link to apply online

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Job Summary
Published
June 29, 2018
Offer Type
Contract
Experience
Minimum of 3years
Location
Lagos
Deadline
July 13, 2018
Specialization
Finance / Accounting
Industries
FMCG / Conglomerate
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