Group Financial Controller at Greengates Group

Greengates Specialties Limited was established over 20 years ago to distribute, act as manufacturers’ representative and franchisee for the chemical ingredient industry as well as provide technical after-sales support to the food, cosmetic and allied industries. Greengates Specialties Limited is the fastest growing and the most structured chemical ingredient company in the entire African ingredient market.Location: Yaba, Lagos
Job Description

Periodically review of Company’s accounting system with a view to making appropriate recommendations.
Supervise the preparation of all final accounts (P&L and Balance Sheets) for annual reports and other management information
Provide insightful leadership and direction for the group and guide their activities to ensure the achievement of their short to medium-long term strategies.
Responsible for raising short-term finance and long-term capital for funding business transactions along the lines of equity stock trading, agricultural commodities export, petroleum oil products, commercial real estate, etc.
Responsible for appraising and reviewing internal and external operations as well as managing & monitoring accounts to ensure accuracy and compliance with regulations.

Requirements
Qualifications:

A first Degree in any discipline. Relevant Masters’ Degree will be an advantage
Relevant professional certification(s) in Accounting /Finance e.g. CFA, CIS, ACCA, ACA, CFP etc.
Minimum of 10 years post qualification experience in Finance, Accounting, Capital raising, Securities Trading, Risk Management & Performance Management across several industries

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Capability to source credit facilities from local and foreign financial institutions
Excellent Leadership / Supervisory ability
Excellent Financial Analysis / Interpretation
Good strategic planning and management skills
Good products knowledge
Strong environmental/ industry analysis
Good communication skills (oral & written)
Good knowledge of accounting standards
Taxation
Performance Management
Budgeting
Initiative/ Proactive
Entrepreneurship
Analytical skills / Problem solving
Resilience, Tenacity, and Integrity

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