Finance Manager at a Transport & Logistics Organization – Dreams Placement Hub


Dreams Placement Hub – Our client, a Transport & Logistics organization based in Lagos, is recruiting suitable candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Finance Manager

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Duties and Responsibilities

  • General coordination of the entire finance department to ensure efficient and effective use of resources and management.
  • Preparation of annualbudget andprojected profit and loss account and balance sheet for the business.
  • Preparation of monthly profit and loss account and balance sheet & comparison of the same with the budget and analyzing the reasons for variations.
  • Monitor and analyze accounting data and timely provision of accurate financial reports or statements to management.
  • Preparation of monthly & daily cash flows, monitoring of payments and managing of working capital
  • Month and End-year Closing Process
  • Co-ordination with relevant stakeholders for day to day accounting of transactions, data entries , Collections & cash flows.
  • Managing and reviewing payroll
  • Monitoring and managing Collections
  • Ensuring that all statutory liabilities are paid on time and prioritizing payments towards other outstanding liabilities.
  • Responsible for day to day accounting, preparation of annual profit and loss account balance sheet and liasoning with statutory auditors.
  • Co-ordination with Internal and External auditors as regards various audit reports pertaining to the business.
  • Establish and enforce proper accounting methods, policies and principles
  • Provide recommendations to Management on Ideal Accounting Practices by recommending, developing, and implementing policies and programs that guide the organization in maintaining and improving its competitive position and profitability
  • Improve systems and procedures and initiate corrective actions
  • Assign projects and direct staff to ensure compliance and accuracy
  • Meet Financial Accounting objectives
  • Establish and maintain fiscal files and records to document transactions
  • Manage others, develop exceptional talent, and encouragethe financeteam to challenge assumptions


  • First Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Engineering, Mathematics or similar Degree
  • 8+ years of relevant finance work experience.
  • Chartered Accountant preferred
  • Finance Leader / Manager or equivalent with experience leading a team.

Specific Skills:

  • Proven track record of taking ownership and driving results
  • Demonstrated ability to build and manage financial models for business forecasting, variance analysis, and problem solving
  • Strong ability to work with business leaders to deliver results, including the ability to persuade with data.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • An eye towards continuous process improvement, including the ability to innovate and simplify both finance and operational processes
  • Ability to think at both the strategic and implementation level andto think big while also diving deep
  • Experience in a business partnering role
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and other analytical tools.

Application Closing Date
26th September, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.


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