Finance Leader

August 10, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos

Mano Africa

Mano Africa is the next generation of eCommerce, pioneering ultra fast grocery delivery in Africa by combining sophisticated technology with quick commerce, and with a promise to deliver our customers' orders within 30 minutes. We boast of a sophisticated and strong network of riders as they are the lifeline of our business and they make it possible to deliver groceries to our customers ultrafast and efficiently.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Finance Leader
Location: Lagos
Job Description

Supervise and manage financial department staff, including accountants and financial assistants
Create monthly, quarterly, and annual reports to identify results, trends, and financial forecasts
Manage cash flow by tracking transactions (revenue, billing, A/P, A/R, …) and regularly reviewing internal reports
Input the monthly payroll into the accounting records, and liaise with the HR Department
Ensure that all financial transactions are properly recorded, filed, and reported
Record financial transactions in timely manner
Support month-end and year-end closing processes
Prepare the monthly taxes and resolve of any issues, including VAT inspections
Take responsibility for the year-end audit
Assist in establishing and implementing financial reporting systems to comply with government regulations and legislation
Collaborate with auditing services to ensure proper compliance with all regulations
Develop budgets and financial plans for the company based on research and data reports. and prepare variance reports monthly to keep budget in check.
Develop and enforce internal controls to maximize protection of company assets, policies, procedures, and workflow
Document business processes and accounting policies
Assist in establishing financial and operating benchmarks, monitoring and reporting standards
Create systems to prevent errors in data collection and calculations
Report to the Head of Finance with timely and accurate financial information
Assist the Head of Finance in presenting reports to senior executives, stakeholders, and board members.
Assist the Head of Finance in other duties as may be reasonably needed.


Proven working experience as a Finance Leader/Manager
6+ years of overall Finance experience
Advanced Degree in Finance or related field
Fluency in English is mandatory requirement
CPA or CMA preferred
SAP experience is a strong plus
Previous experience in managing a finance team and/or subordinates
Experience with creating financial statements
Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process
Excellent accounting software user and administration skills
Knowledge of local taxation, payroll procedures etc.

Competitive salary package will be offered to the successful candidate.
Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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