Director Finance in Abuja, Nigeria

at The British Council

Financial Services
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7 - 10 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Role is in the Senior Management/Professionals category/Indefinite term contract/Open to internal and external applicants/Applicants must have right to live and work in Nigeria/Post is in Lagos, Nigeria.

British Council Nigeria is looking for a professional. The individual will have responsibility for all aspects of strategic and operational finance in Nigeria, acting as the finance partner to the Country Director and Nigeria Executive Team. S/he will be responsible for ensuring the finance strategy delivers growth through new business operating models, and conforms to the Council’s financial control standards and the broader corporate and regional objectives, whilst ensuring compliance with local tax and regulatory requirements. 

The post holder will be a key member of the Nigeria Executive Team, working collaboratively with the UK and regional SSA Finance Teams, and will actively contribute in the design and implementation of regional financial strategy.

Refer to the role profile for more information on the role accountabilities & responsibilities. 

Applicants must have the following experience

-Leading a team of professionals and working across functions/locations
-Operating in international and multi-cultural organisations 
-Member of a governance team or Board
-About ten years of relevant experience in commercial and/or ‘not for profit‘ organisations.

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