Budget Controller
Location(s) Lagos
Employment Type Permanent
Job Listed 23-Feb-2017
Job Description

The Budget Controller will be required to;

  • Have a thorough understanding of the company’s budget and its chart of accounts
  • Act as a cost controller for procurement activities prior to management signature of purchase orders by verifying if requested materials or services fall within the approved budget and under designated categories
  • Verify all petty cash expenses spent and check the corresponding budget category for each paid expense
  • Report any budget breaches or deviations in petty cash expenses to the CFO
  • Post approved monthly budget on the company’s ERP (Navision) and create a monthly comparison variation schedule to be submitted to the CFO
  • Monitor and understand projects progress and advise for budget amendments if needed
  • Act as an individual unit reporting to CFO & assist the Accounting department whenever requested to

Qualifications, Skills/Competences

  • University Degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Related professional qualifications
  • IFRS Certifications required
  • Between five (5) - ten (10) years of experience preferably in the Telecoms industry
  • Proficient in the use NAVISION
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles
  • Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems
  • Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections
  • Working knowledge of short and long term budgeting and forecasting, rolling budgets, and product-line profitability analysis
  • Professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to motivate teams to produce quality materials within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several projects



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