Head, Finance & Accounts needed at Alert Microfinance Bank

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Job title : Head, Finance & Accounts jobs in Lagos

Job Location : Lagos

Deadline : April 15, 2023

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Job Summary

  • Head, Finance & Accounts at Alert Microfinance Bank is responsible to assist the overall coordination, leading and supervision of all Accounts and finance management and procedure, financial reporting, and compliance.

Job Description

  • Managing and coordinating monthly reporting, budgeting and refore cast processes.
  • Providing back office services such as accounts payable, collection and payroll.
  • Presenting monthly results and reports to management as well as to relevant colleagues.
  • Providing insightful reporting and commercial analysis to support management decision making.
  • Monitoring cash flow and ensuring the integrity and accuracy of day-to-day financial preparations.
  • Maintaining a strong framework of internal controls, accounting processes and procedures.
  • Reviewing balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Managing the cash-flow needs of the company while managing debt profiles and investments.
  • Carrying out post investment and expenditure reviews.
  • Oversee general ledger, revenue recognition, accounts receivables & payables, intercompany, treasury, taxation, and payroll.
  • Ensuring that payments to vendors and salaries are processed.
  • Controlling budgets and expenditures.
  • Researching on factors influencing business performance.
  • Managing relationships with appropriate contacts, e.g. auditors, bankers, tax authorities and so on.Requirements
  • Minimum of B.Sc or HND in Accounting and Finance related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of Cognate experience as Head of Finance and Account is a MUST.
  • Previous experience from Microfinance Banks and proficient use of Bankone Core Banking Application and accounting software E.g Quickbooks, Peachtree, SAP
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and analytical skills.
  • Chartered membership of a relevant professional association, e.g. ACA, ICAN, ACCA.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office package, especially Excel and Word.
  • Demonstrates ability to identify problems.


  • Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision.
  • Flexibility.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment and to multi-task to meet deadlines.
  • Promotes team work, contributes towards building team consensus and acts as a team player.
  • Consistently approach work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude.

How to Apply for this Offer

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: hr@alertmfb.com.ng using the Job Position as the subject of the mail.

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