Senior Manager, Treasury Operations And Support in Lagos, Nigeria

at MTN Nigeria

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

Job Description

  • To preserve shareholder value through effective and efficient running of the treasury back office & support and position Treasury at the heart of Strategic business Units of the company
  • Extract value from what we already have through divisional focused commercial activities such as: divisional business optimisation projects, contracts review and negotiation, capital/budget efficiency activities within division, etc.
  • Innovation – identifying and taking advantage of new business opportunities, e.g., through stimulating new business opportunities, divisional products launched, division product/process innovation, structural changes within division, etc.
  • Maintain leadership in the ICT/Digital industry by influencing state/local legislations & policies, participating in local level industry think-tanks, building & extending national B-2-B and similar relationships, etc.
  • Enhance/expand MTN’s role in the larger national and ecosystem through participation as a thought leader, executing local CSR projects, involvement in local industry non-ICT policy & think-tank activities etc.
  • Divisional people leadership activities: coaching, staff development and motivation through intra staff coaching, employee networks mentorship/support, own division employee engagement projects, faculty roles, inter/intra talent mentorship, etc.
  • Generic activities necessary for positive business outcomes such as: supporting recruitment, thought leadership as internal (interview/disciplinary) panel member, influencing next level leaders (e.g., at BPR) etc.
  • Drive processes to ensure accounting of all treasury transactions on ERP and ensure completeness and accuracy of ledger entries on the ERP dashboard.
  • Drive consistent application of MTN credit policy, collections and bad debts write offs across all revenue channels and ensure alignment with Board Approvals,
  • Evaluate, develop and implement cash management systems to optimize efficiencies and continually explore opportunities to maximize funds and working capital
  • Ensure timely and accurate production and analysis of monthly liquidity measurements, liquidity transfer pricing charges and cash position and advise management on the liquidity aspects of its short- and long-range planning
  • Maintain in-depth understanding of industry trends relative to treasury risk and loss avoidance.
  • Support the GM Treasury in articulating a clear and compelling vision and translate strategy into a roadmap for success for Treasury Operations, insurance and Credit management
  • Manage the value chain that supports the settlements of third party obligations
  • Coordinate the administration of MTNN’s insurance policies and advise management accordingly
  • Ensure compliance with all exchange control processes, monetary processes and international trade policies
  • Establish appropriate treasury operations and credit management policies and procedures and ensure continuous review and update of the unit's PPPs as changing conditions warrant and the business grows
  • Ensure timely preparation of board papers
  • Develop short/Medium term strategy for the Treasury Operations, Credit and Insurance functions in MTNN

Job Condition:

  • General working conditions

Experience & Training

  • A first Degree in a Finance, Banking  or Accounting related discipline.
  • A professional accounting, credit and Insurance  qualification
  • Advanced Degree (MBA) or ACCA, CIMA, IRM
  • Fluent in English and language of country preferable
  • 10 years’ work experience which includes the following:
  • Manager track record of 3 years or more; with at least 3 years in relevant sector/ industry
  • Worked across diverse cultures and geographies advantageous
  • Understanding of risk management practices, financial market instruments and regulatory requirements in a Commercial bank/ Multinational Telecoms company  and insurance Company
  • Treasury Operations and Insurable risk management
  • Knowledge in Back office support for a corporate Treasury
  • Knowledge about Credit management and administration
  • Extensive experience in liquidity management and accounts payable settlement
  • Knowledge of investment portfolio strategy, banking, and financial instruments.
  • General knowledge of GAAP and SEC reporting requirements for investments and other financial instruments.
  • Treasury, Financial controls and management
  • Financial markets and investment grade instruments
  • Foreign exchange, swaps, derivatives and options
  • Banking operations and Trade financing
  • Conversant with up to date treasury products, policies and accounting rules
  • Understanding of IFRS and Sarbanes Oxley Act, King 3
  • Basel III regulations and provisions.



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