Title Finance Manager
Categories External Vacancies
Location Lagos
Job Information

Full time
Deadline: 28 December 2019


  • Minimum of first degree in accounting, finance, economics, business administration, statistics or other related courses.
  • Must be a chartered accountant (ACA, ACCA, etc.). CFA is an added advantage.
  • At least 8-10 years of working experience in financial analysis of the Finance department of a financial institution or any of the Big Four professional services firms.
  • Proven work experience in quantitative analysis in Finance
  • Strong proficiency in financial modeling using Excel and in other Microsoft suites such as Word and PowerPoint
  • Ability to design financial reporting templates in-line with international standard
  • Maintain up-to-date technical knowledge of IFRS reporting framework, financial instruments, and capital market

Job Description

Department: Finance
Unit: Analysis & Reporting
Reporting Line: Financial Controller
Direct Report: Financial Reporting Specialist

Job Summary: Responsible for financial operational metrics tracking, forecasting, and reporting. Analyzing financial data and creating financial models for decision-making purposes.


  • Ability to prepare a review, and adhere to the budgets for each business department
  • Perform Corporate Finance functions; financial ratio analysis, cash management, financial forecasting, credit administration, funds
    procurement, and investment analysis
  • Evaluate and assess proposed asset investment
  • Work with Financial Controller to implement approved investments
  • Ensure all of the company’s financial practices are in line in statutory regulations and legislation
  • Interpret complex financial information and provide updates and information as needed
  • Ability to Assist in company-wide budgetary planning
  • Monitor cash flow, accounts, and other financial transactions
  • Ability to oversee audit and tax functions
  • Prepare official reports on a monthly and annual basis
  • Analyze the financial climate and market trends to assist Financial Controller and senior executives in creating a strategic plan
  • Maintain strong financial analysis and create forecasts and models
  • Analyze financial data and create financial models for decision making
  • Perform financial forecasting, reporting, and operational metrics tracking
  • Supervising and working closely with the Financial Reporting Specialist to ensure accurate financial reporting
  • Evaluate financial performance by comparing and analyzing actual results with plans and forecasts
  • Analyze past results, performs variance analysis, identifies trends, and makes recommendations for improvements
  • Valuation of financial instruments
  • Perform market research, data mining, business intelligence, and valuation computations
  • Create standard and ad-hoc reports, financial tools and applicable dashboards
  • Work closely with the financial controller to identify and drive process improvements
  • Developing reporting templates using Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
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