IFRS Manager in Lagos, Nigeria


Banking / Financial Services
Financial Services
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

IFRS Manager

The Person

  • Strong analytical, decision making, interpersonal and writing/communications skills
  • Strong multiple project management skills
  • Strong Technical accounting skills
  • Working knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)


Duties & Responsibilities

  • IFRS compliance and Group Reporting
  • Providing guidance, standards and objectives for best practice.
  • Determine impact upon statutory and consolidated reporting.
  • Assess technical accounting at corporate and key subsidiaries and evaluate degree of convergence.
  • Identify measurement, indices, and disclosure differences.
  • Assess impact upon current or pending M&A and JV transactions.
  • Analyse tax requirements and current positions.
  • Determine changes to key tax positions, provisions, process, and technology.
  • Identity and inventory tax issues & opportunities.
  • Determine changes to financial & statutory reporting processes.
  • Determine changes to close and consolidation processes.
  • Analyse entity, process, and period end close controls.
  • Determine IFRS business impact upon technical infrastructure.
  • Identify required enhancements to financial systems.
  • Perform stake holder analysis.
  • Utilize assessment analysis to develop business case.
  • Ensure the financial policies and procedures across the whole company are set in accordance with Group policy and Standards, Nigerian GAAP and International Accounting Standards.
  • Maintain and distribute accounting manuals and ensure this is in compliance with IFRS, Nigerian GAAP and actual practices.



  • B.Sc. Accounting or related subjects
  • Professional Accounting Qualification (ICAN, ACCA, ACA etc.)
  • Minimum 6 years’ experience spanning the following;

®      3 years’ experience handling complex IFRS

®      2 years’ experience in a Financial Management capacity or 3 years audit experience.

®      Process reengineering/project management experience

  • Experience of IFRS conversions and implementation in businesses


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