Health Plus Limited (Financial Controller)

Our organization, HealthPlus Limited is Nigeria's 1st Integrative Pharmacy, the fastest growing pharmacy chain in West Africa.
Since 1999, we have been committed to our mission of helping people achieve optimum health & vitality. In 2010, a sister company was birthed - CasaBella International Limited. CasaBella, a one-stop store for beauty and grooming solutions is now a retail chain and a household name.

Our success is based on our great people, great values and a winning corporate culture.
Our people are passionate, driven and committed to continuous learning in order to maintain our edge. Our testimonial is that we are proud to be members of the HealthPlus family as we are offered a strong platform to explore our potentials. We believe in best practices always and therefore employ and retain the best talents.
As we expand our frontiers to redefine the world of health & beauty in Nigeria, we are looking for amazing and smart people who will roll up their sleeves and share our passion & success, people who will join our team of highly motivated professionals who get the job done!

Job description
Report to the CEO

General Business
Directs and coordinates all Accounting/Finance functions and activities of the company in order to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the Department
Ensure compliance with statutory authority and audit requirements
Maintain integrity of Accounting system (software), ensuring it remains effective and operational at all times
Ensure all taxation and legislative requirements are complied with at all times
On a monthly basis conduct balance sheet reconciliation for review by Directors
Where inconsistencies in reconciliations emerge, take remedial actions or refer to relevant personnel as appropriate
Update “chart of accounts” monthly to reflect account management activities
Provide assistance and direction to the business entities regarding financial matters

Finance Administration
Ensure the monthly reconciliation of all ledgers and sub-ledgers
Ensure daily on-line reconciliation of bank accounts across the various Banks
Analyse weekly business performance/results on an outlet by outlet basis, providing feedback to Senior Management
Review branch stock position comparing POS figures with financials, advice management on optimum stock levels at branch and warehouse
Track and monitor daily revenue for accuracy, verifying it against POS reports and Bank takings
Suggest and where approved, implement cost management strategies
Ensure monthly accruals are adjusted to meet demands of the business
On a monthly basis monitor and track debtors to ensure they are consistent with contract conditions
In conjunction with Directors, source and identify finance providers at competitive rates
In conjunction with IT Systems Administrator, coordinate and implement upgrades to QuickBooks, providing necessary information/training to direct reports

Budgeting/Forecasting & Reporting
Co-ordinate and prepare business plan financial forecasts, annual/monthly budgets, including operating and capital expenditure budgets
Ensure the accurate preparation/reporting of monthly/weekly financial results in strict accordance with Company deadlines
Where required, provide assistance/direction to managers with regards to the preparation of budgets
In conjunction with the Managing Director, ensure that business cash flow adequately supports company work activities and produces optimal results
Ensure approved capital expenditure budgets are adhered to at all times
Ensure any variations to budgets and forecasts are explained in management reports, including any future/potential exposures to the organization
Collate all relevant information to produce end of year statutory accounts for the company
Ensure that end of year statutory accounts report is finalized by specified date and presented to Directors for review
On an annual basis prepare “budget reports” for review by Directors
On a monthly basis track and review expenditure against set budgets providing Directors with a Budget Inconsistencies Report
On a monthly basis ensure that hire purchase and leased activities are accounted for and reported to Directors

Asset Management
Ensure all company assets are monitored and accurately accounted for
Ensure company motor vehicles and property are effectively managed
Ensure the fixed assets register is managed and maintained with strict adherence to fixed assets register procedure
Monitor and track equipment register for consentience with barcode system
On a monthly basis ensure the general ledger is reconciled to the assets register

Regulation & Statutory Compliance
As required complete PAYE and other statutory returns within specified date for final review and approval by the Managing Director prior to forwarding to regulatory bodies
Collect and collate all necessary documentation in readiness and preparation of company tax return
As requested perform specified elements of company tax return for review by external accountants

People Management
Make self available as coach/mentor in assisting direct reports to develop in their positions
Ensure that relevant information is communicated to direct reports enabling them to effectively carry out their functions
Delegate tasks to direct reports in line with skill, knowledge and ability and identify skill gaps and training requirements
As required, become involved in relevant personnel matters including recruitment, induction, development, performance management, counseling/disciplinary and termination
Complete KPI assessment of direct reports within Company specified time frame
Ensure all reasonable steps are taken in order to achieve workplace harmony within the organization at all times.

Desired Skills and Experience
Desired Skills & Experience The ingredients you need to be extraordinary in this role:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, with 10 years minimum experience in a structured organisation
Experience in a fast growing company or in the retail or fast food industry is an advantage
Professional membership of ACA/ACCA is an added advantage
Experience with ERP Softwares & BI tools
Impressive Excel skills
Proven presentation skills to both finance and non-finance individuals
Passion for working with the business to achieve key goals
A critical thinker with high attention to detail
Strong commercial acumen
Demonstrated process improvement
Extraordinary interpersonal and communication skills


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