Financial Reporting Manager needed at AIICO

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Job title : Financial Reporting Manager

Job Location : Lagos

Deadline : October 19, 2023

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Job Description

  • The Financial Reporting Manager will be responsible for overseeing the preparation, analysis, and submission of financial reports to various stakeholders, including regulatory bodies, senior management, and external auditors.
  • This role requires a strong understanding of accounting principles, excellent attention to detail, and the ability to lead a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Manages the production of financial reports for a company, including corporate accounting and earnings reports presented to company directors, shareholders, auditors and regulators.
  • Collects data from company financial analysts and accounting staff and presents, analyzes and manages filing of reports.


  • Lead the preparation of financial statements, including income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements, in accordance with IFRS standards.
  • Ensure the accuracy, completeness, and consistency of financial data in the reporting process.
  • Collaborate with accounting teams to gather necessary financial information and resolve any discrepancies.
  • Stay current with financial reporting regulations and standards, ensuring compliance with relevant laws and regulations.
  • Prepare and file regulatory reports accurately and on time, addressing any queries or requests from regulatory authorities.
  • Coordinate and manage the annual external audit process, ensuring timely provision of information to auditors and addressing any audit findings or inquiries.
  • Prepare audit schedules, reconciliations, and supporting documentation for audited financial statements.
  • Implement and monitor internal controls related to financial reporting to safeguard the accuracy and integrity of financial data.
  • Identify areas for process improvement and implement best practices to enhance efficiency and accuracy.
  • Analyze financial data to identify trends, patterns, and anomalies, providing insights to senior management for informed decision-making.
  • Collaborate with other finance teams to interpret financial results and explain variances in reporting.
  • Prepare clear and concise financial reports and presentations for senior management and other stakeholders.
  • Interface with other functional areas to ensure reporting integrity and accuracy.
  • Report all findings to management with recommendations for improvement, and upon their approval, implement strategies to induce such change.


  • Knowledge of industry-standard accounting principles, best practices, and procedures.
  • Proven experience with process documentation of accounting procedures and internal controls in a dynamic environment.
  • Ability to create a cost/expense allocation to appropriately share expenses across various projects, business units, reporting entities.
  • Possess a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure.
  • Knowledge of financial consolidations, eliminations, and segment reporting.
  • Ability to read and interpret accounting rules and guidance as well as perform research and conduct investigations as necessary.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or related field; Master’s degree or professional certification (ACCA, CFA, CPA, etc.).
  • Minimum of 7 years experience in financial analysis, performance management, or related roles, with at least 2 years in a supervisory or managerial capacity


  • Excellent written and speaking skills including preparation and presentation of verbal and written reports, presentations, and recommendations.
  • Ability to work independently and manage time effectively in order to meet individual goals and deadlines.
  • Excellent time-management, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills.
  • Establish effective working relationships with others to successfully lead, mentor, coach, and motivate.
  • Demonstration of the highest level of integrity and trust..

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