Finance Officer needed at Rand Merchant Bank

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Job title : Finance Officer

Job Location : Lagos

Deadline : July 14, 2024

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Job Description

The Finance Officer will assist in carrying out end-to-end financial (regulatory, management, statutory) and risk reporting, Business partnering, Budget and forecast, accounts payable (in conjunction with RMB SA), and remittance of taxes (VAT, CIT, WHT, and others) as part of the core financial team responsibilities.


The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Assist in the preparation of regulatory returns to CBN, SEC and NDIC, and the South African Reserve Bank.
  • Assist with the preparation of Group returns and reports
  • Coordination of accounts payable and expense processing into the general ledger.
  • Preparation of daily P&L reports as applicable to the business units
  • Assist in the budget coordination and forecast analysis of the Bank
  • Responsible for periodic general ledger substantiation, reconciliation, and reporting
  • Assist with the preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Assist in coordinating and preparation for all finance-related regulatory and tax audits.
  • Coordination and preparation of monthly WHT, VAT, and other tax returns and ensuring timely remittance of same.
  • Liaison with Operations, IT, and other support areas to improve on reporting processes and data integrity.
  • Undertake any additional duties as directed by the Head of Finance or CFO.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • The successful candidate should have a relevant degree qualification and must be a qualified CA with at least five (5) years of working experience within a financial services institution.

Technical skills

  • Good appreciation and understanding of the preparation of financial statements and finance operations.
  • A good understanding of regulatory reporting requirements.
  • Good understanding of IFRS and its applications.
  • Proficient in the use of computer accounting systems and Microsoft Office tools and spreadsheets.


  • Good judgment and decision-making skills
  • High levels of ethics, numeracy, and literacy are essential
  • Strong interpersonal and analytical skills, and
  • Listening, analysis, and debating skills

Additional competencies (will serve as a strong recommendation)

  • Post-graduate studies/qualifications in banking, finance / financial markets 

Human Relations Profile

  • Strong character & integrity paramount
  • High degree of self-confidence; pleasant personality; well-presented
  • Well organized / good time management skills / disciplined/ detail orientated
  • Self-starter able to work with minimal supervision
  • Team oriented
  • Flexible when necessary
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • A strong communicator who is deadline and solutions-driven.
  • Able to work as part of a highly innovative and competitive team, meeting demanding deadlines.
  • A high degree of professionalism

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