Auto Bucks Lenders Limited is a fully owned subsidiary of the Alert Group (Alert). We are a financial investments impact and ESG-focused company. Our core competence is MSME lending to unlock real capital for investment. Auto Bucks has a partnership with Alert Microfinance Bank as its subsidiary (‘’Bank’’). The bank is a company licensed by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in 2013 to carry out micro-lending business for individuals and entrepreneurs and deposit-taking from the public.

We resolved to become a group to unlock capital for deserving entrepreneurs and challenge the status quo of accessing funds and the difficulty experienced in doing business in Nigeria, and the complex procedure such as collaterals and lengthy approval periods involved in getting loans from banks. Auto Bucks Lenders Limited is a technology-driven financial institution focusing on MSME. We are the financial supermarket you can bank on

Job Position: Finance Manager & Cost Controller

Job Location: Yaba, Lagos

Job Description

  • A Finance Manager & Cost Controller at AutoBucks Lenders Limited plays a crucial role in overseeing financial management and controlling costs within the organization. Below is a job description for this position:

Job Responsibilities

  1. As the Finance Manager & Cost Controller at AutoBucks Lenders Limited, you will be responsible for managing the financial operations of the company and implementing cost control measures.
  2. This position requires a strong financial acumen, attention to detail, and the ability to make informed financial decisions that align with the company’s goals. You will work closely with the management team to ensure the financial health and stability of the organization.

Job Responsibilities
Financial Management:

  1. Oversee the company’s financial operations, including budgeting, forecasting, and financial reporting.
  2. Ensure accurate and timely financial statements, including income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements.

Cost Control:

  1. Develop and implement cost control strategies and measures to optimize expenses.
  2. Identify cost reduction opportunities while maintaining quality and operational efficiency.

Financial Planning and Analysis:

  1. Collaborate with management to create and manage financial plans and budgets.
  2. Perform financial analysis to identify trends, variances, and opportunities for improvement.

Cash Flow Management:

  1. Monitor cash flow and liquidity to ensure the company’s financial stability.
  2. Manage working capital and make recommendations for cash flow improvements.

Risk Management:

  1. Identify and assess financial risks and develop strategies to mitigate them.
  2. Ensure compliance with financial regulations and reporting requirements.

Financial Reporting:

  1. Prepare regular financial reports and presentations for senior management and stakeholders.
  2. Communicate financial performance and forecasts effectively.

Team Leadership:

  • Lead and manage the finance and accounting team, providing guidance, support, and professional development.

Audits and Compliance:

  1. Coordinate internal and external audits, ensuring compliance with accounting standards and regulations.
  2. Collaborate with auditors and regulatory bodies as necessary.

Job Requirements

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field. A master’s degree or relevant certification (e.g., ACA, ACCA, CPA, CMA, or CFA) is preferred with 3-7 years experience.
  2. Proven experience in financial management and cost control roles.
  3. Strong knowledge of financial principles, accounting standards, and cost accounting.
  4. Proficiency in financial modeling and analysis.
  5. Excellent leadership and management skills.
  6. Exceptional communication and presentation abilities.
  7. Proficiency in financial software and Microsoft Excel.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience in the [industry or sector relevant to AutoBucks Lenders Limited].
  2. Familiarity with financial software systems
  3. Previous experience in financial risk management.

Application Deadline
20th November, 2023.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Resume and a Cover Letter detailing their qualifications and relevant experience to: coach.priscilla@alertgroup.com.ng using “Finance Manager & Cost Controller Application – AutoBucks Lenders Limited” as the subject of the email.

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