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Lagos, Nigeria or Nairobi, Kenya.

Group Accounting Manager

Field is hiring for a Group Accounting Manager to work directly with the Group Finance Lead and leadership team of one of the fastest growing healthtech companies in Africa. The Group Accounting Manager will manage accounting teams and oversee accounting operations in four countries, Nigeria, Kenya, US, and Germany. The role presents an exciting opportunity for development as a manager with international reach and genuine impact.

Responsibilities

Team Development

  • Provide direct line management and support to Field’s accounting teams in each country
  • Assist in developing the culture of efficiency, accuracy, and productivity within Group Accounts.

Consolidation & Reporting

  • Oversee and ensure timely and accurate consolidation of the Group’s Financial and Management accounts, including reports on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis
  • Analyze each Field country’s month-end submissions and ensure all transactions have been booked inline with the Company’s policies and guidelines
  • Assist the Global Finance Lead, Credit and Budget Committees with routine and ad hoc reporting requests
  • Ensure reporting remains at international standards and develop a roadmap of continuous efficiency and quality improvements

Budgeting

  • Provide in-depth support in preparation of the annual budget by department
  • Monitoring of the Group’s actual versus budget and preparation of of variance analysis reports

Qualifications

  • Chartered Accountant qualification is required.
  • Excellent technical knowledge of FIRS is required. US GAAP is strongly preferred.
  • 5-7 years financial management experience, preferably in the FMCG, pharmaceutical, or other inventory-intensive industry
  • Minimum 2 years in senior management or team lead roles
  • Extensive experience in financial and management accounting in both operational and consolidation functions
  • Disciplined and detailed in the approach to the implementation and execution of finance systems and processes
  • High energy team player eager to build strong professional and direct report relationships across countries
  • Analytical and detailed with strong analytical and computer skills expected

Details

  • Location: Lagos, Nigeria or Nairobi, Kenya. Note, limited domestic and international travel among offices is expected
  • Reports to: Group Finance Lead
  • Key Management Roles: National Accountants (Nigeria, Kenya), Accounts Receivable Managers, Accounting and Audit teams and consultants (US, Germany, Kenya, Nigeria)
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