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Job title : Head of Accounts & Finance

Job Location : Lagos

Deadline : July 01, 2023

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About the job

  • We are looking for a Head of Accounts/Finance who is an expert in analyzing every day financial activities and subsequently provide advice and guidance to upper management on current and future financial plans.
  • A strong candidate combines a strong analytical mindset with technical ability and excellent people skills..
  • You will be a strategic thinker with strong organizational and problem-solving skills. You will be highly analytical, a self-starter, results-oriented and able to thrive in an outsourcing/consulting firm
  • This is a full time, permanent and long-term position.
  • We are committed to and encourage equal opportunity.

What You’ll Do:


  • Ensuring compliance with IFRS, local GAAP and fiscal obligations following standardized formats that will pass an external audit
  • Review financial reports for quality
  • Directly work on financial reports and make the complex seem simple
  • Identifying all errors in account reconciliations, financial statements and reports
  • Documenting reasons for any Fails
  • Dive deep to identify the root cause of any quality failure
  • Develop simple solutions that fix the failure
  • Write clear coaching documents that ensure highest quality outputs


  • Oversee operations of the finance department, delegate tasks, set goals and objectives, and design a framework for these to be met
  • Manage the company’s clients books of accounts.
  • Manage the preparation of the company’s budget
  • Manage, guide and lead team members to ensure appropriate financial processes are being used
  • Participate in strategic data analysis, research, and modeling for senior company leadership
  • Support project analysis, validation of plans, and ad-hoc requests
  • Advise on investment activities and provide strategies that the company should take
  • Analyze costs, pricing, variable contributions, sales results and the company’s actual performance compared to the business plans
  • Develop trends and projections for the firm’s finances


  • To use your outstanding knowledge of IFRS and financial acumen to dig into the results our Accountants and Financial Analysts produce.
  • You will write actionable coaching documents for them that are clear, simple, impactful and derived from insights you discovered personally.
  • In your weekly 1:1s with your team members, you will ask probing questions to confirm that your feedback is being applied.


What You’ll Need:

  • Degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics
  • 7+ years in finance in an outsourcing and consulting firm
  • Extensive understanding of financial trends both within the company and general market patterns
  • ACA or ACCA
  • Quickbooks experience or comparable finance system
  • General knowledge of accounting/financial/operational principles
  • Experience developing financial reports and metrics
  • Interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interact with various management levels
  • Ability to delegate tasks, manage multiple tasks and adapt to a changing, fast-paced environment
  • Strong Excel, Word, and PowerPoint skills
  • Superior attention to detail and ability to successfully manage multiple competing priorities while maintaining a view of the big picture
  • Experience in Mobility/Fintech/Gig-economy/eCommerce
  • Strong Project and Program management skills
  • Global leader and thinker with the ability to make quick strategic decisions
  • Highly energetic, self-motivated & proactive


What You’ll Get:

  • Competitive pay & benefits
  • Health Insurance
  • Unrivaled Learning and Development.

How to Apply for this Offer

Interested candidate should forward their Cvs to e.esene@u-connect-ng.com

Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview.

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