Finance Officer in Anambra, Nigeria

Sales / Marketing
Financial Services
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Reports To: Finance Manager


  • Facilitation of efficiency in the company’s finance unit / activities and direct overall financial plans and accounting practices within the company.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate with the Finance manager to ensure timely and appropriate cash flows, matched with the operational needs
  • Manage the electronic spreadsheet/format for receiving and disbursing funds; coordinate the preparation and timely submission of monthly financial reports and other reports
  • Ensure accurate keeping of account books (electronic and paper
  • Preparation and submission of monthly Balance Sheet Reconciliations
  • Help ensure that timely and accurate information is generated and disseminated accordingly to germane parties, to inform activity planning and forecasts
  • Process all banking activities of the organisation, ensuring that bank account records are accurately maintained, and that bank statements are obtained on a timely basis.
  • Process all payments (cheque and/or cash) to/from suppliers, customers, service providers, and partners in line with established requirements
  • Ensure all financial transactions in the organisation are appropriately approved, authorised and administered, in line with company policies
  • Maintain the office cash box and disburse cash payments
  • Ensure weekly cash counts are done and properly documented by non-finance staff
  • Make statutory payments to the relevant authorities such as PAYE, WHT, and PENSION deduction and ensure adequate documentation is kept in the office.
  • Provide administrative and technical support to the partners to ensure that all financial documentation and reports are prepared and submitted on a timely basis
  • In collaboration with the financial manager, support the training in financial management in accordance the business’s financial management policies
  • Any other tasks as assigned by supervisor

Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Financial analysis and execution
  • Credit analysis
  • Knowledgeable in the following key areas:
    • Financial Management and corporate finance
    • Accounting policies and standards
    • Financial analysis and interpretation
    • Management and Cost Accounting
    • Tax Management
  • Appreciation of finance & investment management principles
  • Ability to use several accounting packages (Sage, QuickBooks, etc.)
  • Microsoft Office skills with high proficiency in the use of excel
  • Oral & Written Communication skills
  • Relationship Management
    • Possession of human skill (ability to interact effectively with people - both staff and clients alike)
    • Ability to build and manage banking relationships
  • Leadership
  • Proactive decision-maker
  • Self-starter
  • Sound ethics and integrity

Qualifications and Experience

  • Level of Education - B.Sc. /HND or equivalent in Finance Accounts/Business Administration or a similar course
  • Minimum of 5 years post-graduate experience in a similar position
  • Age 30 years and below
  • A recognised professional accounting certification (i.e. ACA, ACCA or equivalent)
  • A post graduate degree or any other qualification/certification will be an added advantage.


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