Lagos Mainland, Lagos, Nigeria
Posted 9 months ago

Location: Lagos Mainland, Lagos, Nigeria

Our client is a Global successful player in the areas of Oil and Gas, Real Estate, Agriculture, Automobile, Steel, Fisheries, Poultry and textiles. With headquarters in Dubai, and huge presence in Africa, Asia and Europe.


Strong background in E-commerce, Start-ups, Investments, FinTech, Treasury, Fundraising

You will be responsible for developing and maintaining an effective best in class financial control environment, driving effectiveness and efficiency of all finance processes and procedures. As well as instigating and implementing tech-based solutions across the function to drive efficiencies in reporting. This is an excellent opportunity to join at the start of the PE deal cycle and be a vital attribute to building a robust foundation for growth

Working with an established finance team, your primary areas of responsibility will include:

Development of the existing accounting function to support a rapidly growing business

Review and improve the control environment to manage key balance sheet risk areas and underpin a robust reporting suite of information

Taking charge of financial reporting throughout the group to ensure timeliness and accuracy of key information that will be used to evaluate performance, manage cash flow and form the basis for strategic decision making.

Working closely with the Chief Data Officer to ensure that the information platform is consistent with the group’s financial information.

The production of management and statutory accounts.

Key role in planning (modelling and budgeting).

Supporting the FD /CCO with analysis in managing the delivery of performance together with controlling the business plan.

Robust controls and confidence over balance sheet reporting and cash management.

Dealing with auditors to ensure a smooth-running statutory process and timely filing of accounts


Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA or equivalent)

6 – 8 years experience in similar role

Previous experience as a Financial Controller,  ideally within a VC/PE/Investor backed business.

Strong background in E-commerce, Investment and Treasury.

Business Negotiation Skills

People Management Skills

Strong technical skills.

Able to manage workload effectively and meet strict deadlines.

Strong communication skills and able to manage a small, but growing, team effectively.

Excellent IT skills (experience of tech/digital enabled financial reporting systems).

If you’re qualified, interested and available, please send your updated and comprehensive resume to:

Job Features

Job CategoryAccounting & Finance
RemunerationN24,000,000 – N28,000,000 pa + Coy. Bens