Finance Manager in an Indigenous Dried Fruit Processing Company

We are an Indigenous Dried Fruit Processing company headquartered in Lagos with regional offices in Abuja and Port Harcourt, retails a range of dried fruit snacks across over 400 locations in Nigeria and exports products to Saudi Arabia, Switzerland, and Belgium, also on

We are recruiting to fill the position below:



Job Title: Finance Manager

Location: Yaba, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time


  • As we increase our processing capacity as well as our global distribution, we seek to hire a competent and experienced finance professional whose passion aligns with our business strategic initiatives to lead and grow the finance department.

Duties / Responsibilities

  • Oversee all monetary operations and develop data driven strategies to optimize profitable running of the business
  • Review financial data and prepare periodic financial reports to management, board members and stakeholders.
  • Producing financial reports related to budgets, account payables, account receivables, expenses etc.
  • Analyze costs, pricing, variable contributions, sales results and the company’s actual performance on a regular basis
  • Liaise with auditors to ensure appropriate monitoring of company finances is maintained
  • Advise management and provide inputs on the funding and cash-flow implications of the company’s strategy, goals and plans.
  • Develop and implement a robust and reliable financial reporting system for the company.
  • Research economic trends, analyze internal operations, identify areas of cost reduction and process optimization
  • Support the CEO with various fundraising initiatives
  • Plan and perform risk management by analyzing the organization’s liabilities and investments.
  • Analyze, and decide on investment strategies while considering cash and liquidity risks.
  • Track and ensure cashflow is appropriate and sustainable for organization’s operations.
  • Lead and coordinate the development of cost management measures company-wide in collaboration with other Heads of departments.
  • Lead and coordinate the budget preparation process across all departments, liaising and collaborating with other Heads of departments to prepare, timely, accurate budget to enable the achievements of strategic objectives.
  • Oversee operations of the finance department, set goals and objectives, and design a framework for these to be met.
  • Ensure compliance with the statutory laws and regulatory bodies.


  • B.Sc. in Accounting or any relevant field with a minimum of 7 years work experience in corporate finance
  • Relevant professional qualifications (ACA, ACCA, CFA etc.)
  • Exceptional communication, Interpersonal and Leadership skills
  • Working knowledge of raising capital beyond traditional lines of credit
  • Excellent Business analysis, Project Management and Financial Management skills
  • Great Problem solver and critical thinker.
  • Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (especially MS Excel) and Financial Management Software

As the Finance Manager, you'll need to show:

  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to manage, guide and lead employees to ensure appropriate financial processes are being used
  • Deep understanding of business principles and practices
  • Working knowledge of all statutory legislation and regulations
  • Strong analytical, numerical, written and verbal communication skills
  • Negotiation skills and the ability to develop strong working relationships
  • Commercial and business awareness
  • Ability to demonstrate influence across several program/project and ooze confidence to approach and influence different stakeholders
  • Responsible for the delivery of service excellence thorough ownership, process and effective team management
  • Be a business brand ambassador and take ownership to build robust and lasting professional partnerships
  • Quick to use your own initiative to create solutions and contribute new ideas
  • Understanding of data privacy standards
  • A self-starting attitude and an open outlook
  • Resilience under pressure and against deadlines
  • Skills in managing people, projects and resources.
  • Ability to clearly link financial results to operational performance drivers
  • A keen eye for detail and desire to probe further into data.



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email

Application Deadline  21st December, 2021.

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