Finance Manager Job in Nigeria

 Nile University of Nigeria, is a world class university located in the heart of Nigeria, Abuja. Our university community is composed of robust, hardworking, friendly and committed staff from different nationalities all over the world that work tirelessly to help our teeming students actualize their dreams.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Finance Manager

Location: Abuja
Employment Type: Full time

Job Description

  • We are currently looking to engage a highly competent and result-oriented Finance Manager with strong personal & professional integrity to join our dynamic workforce.


  • The Finance Manager will be responsible for providing full graphic design support to Nile Digital Business to create brand awareness, as well as the development of various communication products for both screen and print media.

He/she is expected to:

  • Plan, organize and execute financial tasks and projects for the institution.
  • Provide financial insight and identify new metrics to drive business performance while minimizing risk.
  • Analyze complex financial data and extracts and defines relevant information; interprets data for the purpose of determining past financial performance and/or to project a financial probability.
  • Coordinates the management of the institution’s budget and forecasts in line with the institution’s strategic objectives.
  • Oversees the preparation of working papers and approved budgets; ensures that expenditures for budgets are monitored and that reports are prepared to maintain balanced accounts.
  • Work with deans, function/departmental heads across the institution in supporting their financial activities, guiding them through financial processes; interpreting the progress and implications of financial outcomes.
  • Drive value within the business through margin enhancement, lowering costs and driving operational efficiencies.
  • Analyse costs, variable contributions, revenue, and the company’s actual financial performance compared to strategic goals.
  • Ensure compliance with all statutory, tax and financial requirements including preparation of the annual audit file and working with external auditors to successfully conduct annual financial audits.
  • Provide insightful information and expectations to senior leadership team to aid in long-term and short-term decision making.
  • Prepare and analyze accurate monthly financial and management reports, including income statement, balance sheet, budget and variance, projections and forecast, and cash flow and financial forecasts.
  • Ensures appropriate cash flow to satisfy business demands by managing the company's reporting, cash flow projections, and balance sheet items.

Qualifications & Experience

  • The candidate must have a relevant Bachelor’s Degree in aAccounting, Finance, or related fields.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ cognate experience, 2 of which must have been in a managerial position.
  • Possession of a professional accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA, CFA, etc.)
  • Candidates must demonstrate an in-depth understanding of full cycle financial accounting/reporting, management accounting, tax accounting and auditing.
  • Hands-on experience in the application of IFRS standards to drive compliance and ensure integrity of financial records.
  • Pragmatic and able to exercise initiative and sound judgement.

Application Closing Date
31st May, 2024.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.