Job title: Finance Manager Job at Terawork
Job description: Terawork is the leading online talent marketplace in Africa that helps businesses thrive by connecting them with professional talent without geographical barriers. We have a pool of professionals with varying levels of expertise across tech, digital, business and lifestyle services.
We are recruiting to fill theb position below:
Job Location: Lagos
- Develop and implement financial strategies, policies, and procedures to optimize the financial performance of cargo operations.
- Oversee and manage the financial aspects of port cargo and logistics operations, ensuring accurate and timely financial reporting.
- Analyze financial data related to shipping activities, identify trends, and provide recommendations for cost-saving measures and operational efficiency.
- Manage financial transactions, including invoicing, billing, and collections, ensuring accuracy and timeliness.
- Provide financial insights and guidance to the management team, supporting decision-making processes.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop budgets, forecasts, and financial plans for cargo operations.
- Monitor and control financial risks, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and industry standards.
- Conduct financial analysis to evaluate the profitability and viability of new shipping routes, partnerships, and business opportunities.
- Prepare financial reports, including income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements, and present them to senior management.
- Stay updated on industry trends, market conditions, and regulatory changes impacting cargo operations and finance
- Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field. A Master’s degree or professional certification (e.g., ICAN, CFA) is preferred.
- Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience in finance management, specifically in commercial cargo operations and port logistics.
- Strong knowledge of the maritime industry, shipping activities, and global logistics.
- Strong leadership and communication skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with diverse stakeholders.
- Proven track record of managing shipping activities, optimizing costs, and delivering financial results.
- Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and adapt to changing priorities.
- Experience working with major logistics providers is highly desirable.
- Solid understanding of financial analysis, budgeting, forecasting, and financial reporting.
- Proficiency in financial management software and ERP systems.
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to make strategic financial decisions.
- Knowledge of international trade regulations and customs procedures is a plus