Finance officer

Finance Officers are required in our Life & General Insurance businesses

Job Role


Job purpose

Assess, monitor, plan and manage the efficient utilization of cash and financial resources in a manner consistent with the objectives of the Company.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Reconcile all Investment Ledgers with the Investment schedule
  • Ensure that all investment related inflow and outflow are properly treated in the ledger
  • Review and ensure accuracy of fixed assets register
  • Raise all necessary journals to book new entrant and recognizing monthly annuity
  • Reconcile bank accounts with the cashbook and flag any irregularities or errors discovered
  • Maintain a secure, efficient and accurate filing system (electronic and hard copies) to ensure safe storage and easyretrieval of information
  • Assist in preparing all financial reports in accordance with generally accepted accounting standards.
  • Prepare and remit all tax-related payments eg PAYE, VAT, WHT
  • Prepare monthly depreciation reports and post accordingly in monthly Management Accounts
  • Ensure accurate documentation and posting of all disposed assets in the fixed asset disposal account
  • Liaise with tax authorities (federal and state)

Required Competencies

Knowledge/ Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree (minimum of 2nd Class Lower)
  • 3-5 years’ relevant experience
  • Chartered Accountant (ACA, ACCA)

Excellent numerical and analytical skills

Working knowledge of all regulatory requirements and the modus operandi of the regulators.
Familiarity with extant tax regulations and guidelines
Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications.
Proactive, Resourceful and hands-on with good initiative.