Group Finance Manager in Lagos, Nigeria

Advertising / Media
Accounting / Audit / Tax
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7 - 10 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Our client, a multinational Brand outfit seeks a Group Finance Manager to co-ordinate both their Nigerian and francophone West Africa operations. The Job and

Person specifications are as stated below:




· A chartered accountant with HND or B.Sc in Accounting or other related fields. A Master's degree will be an advantage.




· Minimum 8 years post qualification cognate experience as Accountant in a reputable professional practice organization or firm such as KPMG, PWE, etc.


· At least last 2 years' experience must be at Management level and reporting to the Board.




· Advanced financial and accounting knowledge including in-depth

understanding of finance best practices, international and Nigerian

accounting and financial reporting.


· Good knowledge of the Marketing Communications & Advertising sector

including regulations, legislations and understanding of trends and

developments that might impact on financing or accounting for operations

in the industry.


· Ability to communicate in French language is critical.


· Understanding of exchange operations and regulations relevant to

accounting practices and regulations including Nigeria Tax laws

procedures and administration.


· Excellent command of English language and proficient in the use of

Microsoft office, Excel, Power point and Specialist accounting software.



· Must have good numerical skills


· Must have hands-on experience in financial reporting, tax planning

and budgeting.




· Possess high ethical standards and integrity.


· Ability to think strategically and holistically and to appreciate the

systemic impact of various policies, issues and solutions.


· Ability to manage multiple priorities.


· High sense of responsibility, accountability and dependability.


· Strong business acumen, maturity and tact, including the ability to

relate with the highest levels of management financial institutions.


· Strong leadership/supervisory and people management skills.






ICAN certified and must be fluent in French

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