Expat Finance Manager Nigeria

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Expat Finance Manager Nigeria - Oil & Gas Industry

Location: London

Salary: Competitive

Our client (HQ in Abuja, Nigeria) is part of a European group of investors with a strong expertise in logistics for semi-solid and liquefied hydrocarbon products in Africa.

The company operates state-of-the-art production facilities and is building and developing a large transportation fleet and a highly specialized logistic network and infrastructure to service demanding industrial customers all over Nigeria and West-Africa.

To further manage and streamline local financial control and accounting out of HQ in Abuja, the company is hiring an experienced and excellent Expat Finance Manager

Expat Finance Manager Responsibilities:

* As Senior Finance Manager you will be in charge of the local finance and accounting department.
* You are responsible for preparing IFRS reporting to Europe and for local IFRS accounts to be published in Nigeria.
* You will prepare (CAPEX & OPEX) budgets and forecasts based on input from Operational and Commercial departments and from General Management.
* You will follow up on all Tax, VAT and local Legal requirements as well as on Insurance and other contractual obligations (e.g. Rent and Leasing contracts, Cooperation agreements).
* You will oversee all cash and bank transactions and you will maintain good contacts with local Nigerian banks (e.g. concerning Letters of Credit with customers and vendors).
* You will ensure timely delivery of accurate financial management reporting and analysis and you will provide professional input to the Group Cash Flow Model prepared in Belgium.
* You will monitor the implementation and use of Financial SAP modules.
* You will implement best practices in your department in order to achieve higher efficiency and administrative excellence.
* You will report directly to the Group CFO in Europe as well as to the General Manager/CEO in Nigeria.

Expat Finance Manager Requirements:

To qualify for this position you have a higher degree in Finance, Accounting or related field of competence with a proven successful expatriate senior management experience in the capacity of e.g. Accounting or Finance & Administration Manager.

* You preferably have experience in an (international) industrial (manufacturing, production) or logistics environment work environment.
* You have solid IFRS accounting and reporting skills and a strong expertise in budgeting, forecasting, financial modeling, controlling and analysis
* As a manager you distinguish yourself by a methodic and systematic approach, a co-operative leadership style and distinct presentation, communication and organizational skills.
* You are a punctual, conscientious and highly dedicated person with a strong sense of ownership and the ability to prioritize your workload and respect tight deadlines.
* You have a strong multicultural awareness with the capacity to liaise efficiently with internal and external stakeholders at all levels.
* You are familiar with working in an ERP environment with knowledge of SAP and experience in SAP implementation as real assets.
* You are passionate about a global work environment and willing and able to adapt to another culture.
* You are prepared to live and work in Nigeria (Abuja) and to operate out of HQ in Abuja with occasional travel to Europe.

Expat Finance Manager Benefits:

Our client expects a long-term engagement to be expatriated.

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