Financial Controller

JOB GRADE: Associate
REPORTS TO: Group Chief Financial Officer
SUPERVISES: Accountants



  • Implementing and maintaining internal financial control and procedures
  •  Suggesting updates and improvements for accounting systems.
  • Ensuring that all financial transactions are properly recorded, filed, and reported in a
    timely manner.
  • Implementation of financial reporting systems to comply with government
    regulations and legislation.
  • Analyze monthly financial statements (balance sheet, income statement, and
    statement of cash flows) for critical decision-making.
  • Participate in strategic data analysis, research, and modelling for management.
  • Ensuring that all financial reporting requirements are met, including tax filings and
    regulatory compliance (SEC, NSE, Tax etc.)
  • Assist in the development of budgets and financial plans for the company.
  • Perform periodic account and bank reconciliation.
  • Providing sound financial assistance and information to management to make
    important business decisions.
  • Identifying exceptions and variances affecting accounting records and communicating
    same to management and assisting in their resolution.
  • Ensuring proper accounting treatment of all transactions and compliance with
    applicable laws and regulations (IFRS).
  • Preparing annual audit schedules, compliance reports, annual financial statements,
    and other reports.
  • Oversee finance and fund accounting


  • B.Sc. Accounting/Finance/Economics
  • Professional certifications such as ACA, ACCA, and CFA should be added

EXPERIENCE (examples/ guidelines as stated below)

  • 5-7 years experience in accounting
  • Ideal candidate should have at least 3-4 years in Financial Services

COMPETENCIES REQUIREMENTS (examples/ guidelines as stated below)

  • Demonstrated competencies and knowledge in Financial Reporting, Management
    Reporting, financial modelling, Taxation.
  • Strong understanding of IFRS
  • Experience in dealing with internal and external auditors.
  • Strong Analytical skills
  • Proficient use of accounting software (Infoware, Sage300, Cloud Integra)
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office
Job Category: Hybrid
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Ikoyi

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