Job Openings in a Micro-finance Bank in Lagos

Culminate Consulting is a professional service firm into the business of
Recruitment, Training, Outsourcing and ISO 9001: 2015 QMS, HSE, OSHA
We have worked extensively across diverse sectors of the
economy ranging from Telecommunication, Banking &Finance,
Information Technology and Oil & Gas.

Our client a young and dynamic Micro-finance Bank with a vision to
promote financial inclusion in Nigeria by Leveraging on Technology, is
currently recruiting to fill the below position:

Job Title: Accountant
Key Responsibilities

  • Full responsibility for the production of monthly management accounts
  • Review and approve all reconciliation and schedules such as bank statements, schedule of accrued charges, prepayments etc.
  • Statutory reporting and year end duties
  • Conduct finance audit periodically and recommend improvements.
  • Develop financial policies and procedures for operational efficiency.
  • Develop and maintain financial statements for future reference.
  • Monitor and manage expenses within the established budget.
  • Implement a structured and robust accounting department
  • Work with External Auditors for the yearly audit of the accounts
  • Assist in the preparation and review of all monthly and quarterly reports for Board, Shareholders, Regulatory bodies etc.
  • Follow up on budget implementations and limits as it relates to
    each department. Investigates variances between budget and actual.
  • Perform financial control functions.
  • Develop and manage liquidity management tools
  • Consolidation and reporting to senior management
  • Preparation of monthly budgetary control and performance.
  • Preparation of overall annual budget of the bank, including the assumptions and the ratios.
  • Treasury management and monitoring
  • Raising invoices and ensuring invoices are paid promptly and on time.
  • Preparation of 5 years financial plan / forecast.
  • Assist Senior Managers in financial management and reporting activities.
  • Manage account payables and receivables activities.
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts and other financial accounts
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  • Minimum of B.Sc./HND in Accounting/Finance/Economics.
  • Qualified Accountant (ACCA, ICAN)
  • Attention to detail and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Strong Stakeholder Management and team player.
  • Self Starter and ability to work independently
  • Ideally good knowledge of popular core banking products
  • Must have 5 Years professional experience with at least 2 years in financial services preferably Microfinance bank.
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Excel &Word;
  • Good knowledge of IFRS and Management Accounting
  • Good knowledge of CBN regulatory reporting

Job Title: Operations Manager

  • Introduce and implement effective systems, policies, structures
    and resources to support the growth of the institution and ensure
    adherence to the same;
  • Serve as the Operations Lead for the banking system
    implementation, aligning system configuration with operational processes
    and policies
  • Analyze operational risks, procedures, work flow and controls on
    an ongoing basis for continual improvement of operational systems
  • Safeguard customer data and protect against fraud through management of authorization levels and access rights
  • Develop and maintain sufficient business continuity plans to
    ensure service delivery in the event of minor to major incidences &
    escalation of service exceptions as needed
  • Develop and manage a team of well-trained, focused and motivated Banking Services staff
  • Manage centralized loan processing and account opening functions
    to ensure efficiency, quality and control over loan creation and
    completeness of Know Your Customer (KYC) / Anti-Money Laundering (AML)
  • Define and implement new policies and procedures for Banking
    Services in support of product development / refinement or upon
    introduction of new technologies and delivery channels;


  • Candidate must have a Degree in Accounting/Finance/Economics.
  • 5 to 7 years’ experience in the Financial sector with at least a minimum of 3 years in a Commercial or Micro finance Bank
  • Should ideally be a Certified Microfinance Banker or at least be aiming to complete within next 12 months
  • Must have worked in Lagos for a good number of years
  • Should be resident in Lagos.
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How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: , with the relevant position applied for as heading. Interviews is on first come first serve basis

Application Deadline  Friday 14th October, 2016.

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