Financial Controller

At Nestoil, we’re on an evolutionary journey where we’re changing our story. We are looking to hire an experienced Business Finance Controller to join our diverse team in our sub company- WhiteDove Shipping Limited.

In this role, you will work closely with our Strategic Business Units (SBUs) and departments across the Group to ensure accurate reporting and analysis of the company’s financial transactions. You will also be responsible for effectively managing the company’s financial resources as well as recommending strategies for managing operational costs and maximizing profits of the company.


As a Business Finance Controller, you will be responsible for:

  • Liaising with the GCFO to develop/update and implement financial and accounting policies, procedures and strategies for the company.
  • Developing the company’s annual plans, budgets, forecasts and financial performance metrics to guide business operations and strategy execution.
  • Establishing company-wide standards for system, data and processes. Develops, updates and guides the implementation of finance SOPs for the company.
  • Designing and guiding the implementation of a sound accounting framework and compliance with tax and other statutory provisions.
  • Assisting in the development and maintenance of sound financial controls across the company operations.
  • Coordinating the proper capturing of financial transactions and consolidation of the company’s accounts from all business units and functions.
  • Preparing accurate, comprehensive and timely financial and management information including tax, cash flow, management accounts and other statutory accounts.
  • Working with finance teams to ensure intra-group balances are regularly reconciled and variances fully investigated and resolved.
  • Maintaining on-going liaison with relevant external bodies/contacts e.g. regulatory organizations, auditors, solicitors, banks etc.
  • Overseeing the computation and remittance of taxes, payment of insurance premiums and other statutory fees.
  • Providing technical training, guidance and advise on financial accounting issues, developments and trends.
  • Reviewing weekly reports submitted by various departments/functional units and presents timely reports to the GCFO.
  • Ensuring work with strict adherence to our Corporate HSE Policy


What are we looking for?

  • Minimum of B. Sc/HND in Accounting, Finance or any other related field. Master’s degree is an added advantage.
  • Candidate must be a chartered Accountant.
  • Candidate must possess recognised Accounting Certifications: (CIMA, ACA, ICAN, ACCA)
  • 10+ years minimum experience, 4 of which must have been in a leadership role.
  • Commercially minded with similar experience within an Oil & Gas environment.
  • Comprehensive understanding of financial management principles.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and influence across an organization.
  • Strong team player; great relationship-building skills
  • Commercial and business awareness.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • An analytical approach to work.
  • High numeracy and sound technical skills.
  • Problem-solving skills and initiative.
  • Negotiation skills and the ability to influence others.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Result-Oriented and process-driven
  • Impeccable attention to detail

Method of Application

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