Tomato Jos is a private equity-backed, fast-growing, for-profit, social enterprise located in Kaduna, Nigeria, that believes in the power of local production for local consumption. Our company aims to supply 10% of the processed tomato market in Nigeria within the next 5 years. We source tomatoes from smallholder farmers within our network and make high-quality branded consumer products for Nigeria and West Africa. We currently operate a 500Ha commercial farm and run a successful smallholder program with over 500 farmers. In 2020, the company built a tomato processing facility and we will conduct our first production run in Q1/Q2 2021, to launch our first retail packaged product later this year.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Financial Planning & Reporting Manager
Employment Type: Full-time
Mission and Long-Term Goal
The Financial Planning & Reporting Manager isresponsible for the strategic planning of the organization’s finances.
The role is responsible for the translation of the organizational goals and target to into a meaningful and coherent financial plan (Budgets, Cashflow Statements, Variance Analysis) and ensure that the plan is properly funded and optimized (fundraise, fund management) etc.
The role will also produce financial and operational reports (periodic or adhoc) for both internal and external stakeholders.
Roles and Responsibilities
The role of the Planning and Reporting Manager will be saddled with responsibilities that includesthe preparation of the company’s budget and report preparation (financial and operationa), amongst others
Prepare and manage the company’s Budget (Operational, Project, Grant etc) budget;
Ensure that the company operates within an approved Annual Budget
Drive the enforcement of the company’s budget in line with approved Policies, Processes and Procedures.
Proactively track and report on budget compliance and performance timeously.
Ensure full compliance with all accounting and reporting standards
Work with the Financial Operations team to operationalize relevant accounting policies and Generally Acceptable Accounting Principles
Produce accurate and timely management reports, including, but not limited to, an analysis of sales, operational expenditure, etc. and other analysis that support major corporate decisions of the Management
Produce all financial reports (statutory and adhoc) ensuring completeness, correctness and timeliness (with interpretations) as may be agreed
Ensure that the terms of all contracts/projects are to the best advantage of the company and complied with by all parties concerned
Ensure all relevant reports (financial and operational) are prepared in line with agreed format and timelines.
Monitor performance indicators, highlighting trends and analysing causes of unexpected variance
Monitor finance activities across the organization, propose goals and objectives, and design a framework for monitoring performance.
Advise on investment activities and provide strategies that the company should take.
Minimum Qualifications and Experience Required for the Job
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
Member of either Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)/Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)/Association of Certified and Chartered Accountants (ACCA) or it's equivalent
5-7 years accounting experience
Advance competence in MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and relevant accounting software (Xero/Peachtree/Quickbook/Sage, etc.).
Additional Qualifications and Experience That Will Set You Apart:
Prior experience working in a manufacturing plant or other highly operational industry
Ability to research, compile, analyses, and interpret data.
Expected Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies:
Hands-on experience in startup organization and set up of a budgeting and reporting system
Strong interpersonal and effective verbal and written communication skills
Curiosity, critical thinking, and a demonstrated interest to learn
Ability to manage changes and work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment
Strong management, coaching, and conflict-resolution skills
Strong organizational skills and demonstrated ability to stick to your schedule.
Salary is commensurate to experience within the range of industry standards.
A communication allowance, pension, and health insurance are included, and an annual performance-based bonus may be awarded at the discretion of the executive management team.
Please note that adequate security is provided to the whole Tomato Jos team.
Application Closing Date
5th October, 2021.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Cover Letter and current Resume to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.