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Financial Controller: Lagos & Ogun

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Ascentech Services Limited – Our client, a reputable FMCG group is currently recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Financial Controller

Locations: Lagos & Ogun

Key Responsibilities

  • Overall revenue in line with agreed costing
  • Discounts given are in line with agreement with policies
  • Costing file are prepared in line with company policies are duly adhered to
  • Directionally profitability is in line with budgets and work with BH on the same
  • Timely and accurate reporting as agreed
  • Overall Internal and Management audit reports
  • Overall sanity in credit control and AR
  • Establishing a mechanism/checklist to ensure operations are under control
  • Overall governance in CAPEX management
  • Overall statutory compliance work
  • Creating a productive, happy team
  • Developing skill sets of team members and initiating external intervention if required
  • Having a clear understanding of interest cost expected vis-à-vis budgets
  • Ensuring accuracy of interest cost debited
  • Ensuring financials reflect the correct cost debited
  • Developing & Implementing action plan to reduce interest cost
  • Having a clear understanding on other charges debited by bank
  • Ensuring accuracy of debits
  • Ensuring financials reflect the correct cost debited
  • Completeness and accuracy of bank reconciliations & ensuring no open items beyond 30 days
  • Completeness and accuracy of cash reconciliations & ensuring no open items beyond 30 days
  • Ensuring all channels of inflow are categorically understood and optimized
  • Timeliness/completeness and accuracy of inflow related areas
  • Timely and correct accounting of Inflow’s
  • Ensuring accuracy of all outflow  and timely accounting of all outflows
  • Ensuring collection plans are driven to meet them
  • Ensuring completeness & accuracy
  • Ensuring financials reflect correct status
  • Ensuring there are no overdue unless agreed

Education / Experience / & Other Essential:

  • BSc / HND in Accounting, Finance or a relevant discipline. MBA or MSc in a similar discipline will be a plus. Must be a Chartered Accountant (i.e. ACA, ACCA, etc.)
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in commercial, finance, accounts and costing – exposure to manufacturing of, especially flexible packaging, will be added advantage.
  • Good experience of working with multiple business heads and managing large team multi-cultural staff. The candidate must be commercially savvy, with business understanding and should act as strong support to the Business Heads and CFO.

Skills & Competencies:

  • Integrity
  • Planning & organizing
  • Meeting commitments
  • Resource management
  • Result orientation
  • Personal motivation & initiative
  • Problem solving/analytical ability
  • Information gathering.

Application Closing Date
31st August, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: with the “Job title” as subject of the email.


  • Manufacturing industry experience is a requirement.
  • Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted.
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