Head of Finance Vacancy in a leading Travel and Tours Agency in Nigeria

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Job Title:  Head of Finance

A leading Travel and Tours Agency in Nigeria, currently seeks for a professional, analytical and highly innovative individual, to fill the position of Head of Finance.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Directly supporting the Managing Director with respect to the execution of engagements/ transactions within Finance function, which will include preparation of financial information and data for review by the Managing Director
  • Taking ownership of the company’s business plan to ensure that budgets submitted from departments/units are consistent with corporate objectives
  • Understanding the organization’s 5-Year business plan and strategy
  • Strong grasp of Excel and the ability to build, monitor, review and update complex financial models and analyses
  • Knowledge of budgeting and forecasting techniques, as well as proficiency with financial statement analysis and projection
  • Participating in various marketing and recruiting activities of the Company
  • Working closely with various departments/units to ensure that appropriate accounting methodology is used in their budgeting process and to monitor, review and validate the assumptions supporting their business models / plans
  • Organizing and leading a (weekly / monthly) meeting with the finance team, where key financial information can be shared and disseminated
  • Responsible for driving key discussion topics and the agenda for each meeting
  • Attending monthly budget sessions with the management team ensuring:
  • Validity of budget assumptions;
  • Financial metrics and targets are consistent with the company’s strategy

Skills and Requirements

  • Strong leadership and management experience
  • Strong attention to detail and strong analytical ability
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Candidates will be extremely smart, with particularly strong quantitative, writing and interpersonal skills
  • Candidates will be very comfortable working in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Strong academic record (or equivalent), with a demonstrably high degree of numerical, verbal and analytical competence
  • He/she will be able to demonstrate an enthusiasm & interest for working in the travel sector
  • Personable team player, with the ability to gain the confidence and trust of both colleagues
  • Prepared to travel locally
  • Must be able to multi task and work closely with individuals from a broad variety of backgrounds
  • Must have a good understanding of the travel sector, including business strategy and operations, processes, revenue and cost components and drivers of the measures of profitability and return on investment, for modeling purposes.

Experience

  • 5 – 10 years of relevant work experience

How to Apply

Interested and suitably qualified candidates should Click Here to Apply

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