Senior Finance Managers in Lagos, Nigeria

Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing
Financial Services
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description


  • Responsible for carrying out period close activities and preparation of periodic financial statements for external/internal reporting
  • Responsible for managing and ensuring timely entry of transactions to the sub-ledgers and its subsequent reconciliation into general ledger


  • Timely preparation of trial balances from the sub-ledger and general ledger for period close activities
  • Maintenance of various accounting areas like fixed assets, parts inventory, cash, reconciliation of accounts and resolving any reconciling item
  • Analyzes transaction data for the purpose of identifying potential budget variances, compiling statistical information
  • Developing procedures, and conforming to established financial practices and regulatory requirements
  • Preparing timetable for the submission of required reports to the regulatory or statutory bodies and notifying the relevant units of required reports based on the timetable
  • Resolving variances in period close activities with various departments. 
  • Responsible for the maintenance of assigned general ledger accounts.
  • Prepares and maintain complex journal entries in the respective accounting books
  • Timely preparation of monthly journal entries and the reconciliation of the accounts and related schedules
  • Verify and maintain supporting documents/bills for all accounting transactions
  • Assists with payroll accounting (e.g. calculating payroll tax deposits, reconciles payroll data etc.) for the purpose of providing requested supporting documentation, information on internal processes, and/or coordinating activities
  • Carry out any other duty as requested by the Line Manager.


  • Minimum of HND/ B.Sc. in Accounting
  • Must be a qualified Chartered Accountant with ACA, ACCA etc.
  • At least 4- 7 years of relevant work experience


Technical Competencies

  • Knowledge of accounting standards and practices
  • Good knowledge of budgeting and fund management practices
  • Usage of ERP accounting application(s)
  • Good analytical skills
  • Proficiency in the MS Office Suite especially MS Excel

Behavioral Competencies

  • Analytical skills
  • Coordination Skills
  • Interpersonal skills


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