HReade limited is a human resource consulting company that began operations in 2008. Our solutions include recruitments, learning and development, outsourcing, HR strategy and organizational development.

Job Position: Finance and Accounting Manager

Job Location: Ikeja, Lagos

Job Description

  1. Provides strategic direction with regard to the financials of the company, managing financial activities to ensure compliance and fiscal health.
  2. Responsible for financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, financial analysis, and optimization of the company’s financial performance.
  3. Ensures accurate and timely financial reports are provided, adherence to accounting standards, and providing financial results to the executive leadership team and relevant stakeholders.
  4. Manages financial risks, implements effective cash management strategies, ensures remittance of relevant taxes as at when due, and coordinates internal and external audits.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Generates organization-wide financial statements.
  2. Ensures the general ledger, subsidiary ledgers, and other financial records and schedules are accurately maintained.
  3. Maintains procedures to establish control and reporting of cash transactions, working floats, petty cash, etc.
  4. Supervises and ensures successful tax filing and annual returns to regulatory bodies.
  5. Provides analysis of budgets and cash flow schedules and computes related reports including projected profit & loss, balance sheet, cash flow statements, and budget performance across individual projects.
  6. Monitors and manages all expenses within the allocated budget.
  7. Manages accounts receivables across each business segment.
  8. Tracks invoices from clients in conjunction with the commercial department.
  9. Provides accounting support to the other business units.


  1. Analyses business operations and market trends to project future revenues and expenses.
  2. Makes recommendations on investment opportunities and strategies for business growth.
  3. Drafts and designs financial strategies to minimize financial risk.
  4. Conducts, reviews, and evaluates cost reduction opportunities and drafts long-term business plans based on these reports.
  5. Evaluates and implements internal control structure and identifies ways to improve financial efficiency.
  6. Ensures that the organization is compliant with statutory bodies.
  7. Provides recommendations to management on weaknesses and strengths of the organization by carrying out business analysis.
  8. Prepares monthly, quarterly, and yearly management and financial reports for the organization.
  9. Prepares external reports to be shared with commissions and regulatory bodies on the financial status of the organization and shares with management for approval.
  10. Leads the budget development for the company yearly.
  11. Advises managers on current budgetary information and assists in developing fiscal strategies aligned with organizational goals.
  12. Develops appropriate KPIs to monitor and drive financial performance for the organization and shares with management for approval.


  1. Coordinates, directs, and supervises the day-to-day activities of the department and ensures alignment with the overall goals and objectives of the department and the company.
  2. Oversees the review and articulates the company’s finance and accounting strategy to ensure alignment with the corporate strategies, business goals, and objectives.
  3. Demonstrates ownership of and communicates the department’s strategic direction and objectives to all staff in the department.
  4. Provides leadership and strategic direction to the members of the finance and accounting department to facilitate the achievement of the department’s targets.
  5. Institutes policies and procedures capable of protecting business resources against waste, fraud, and inefficiency.
  6. Maintains an effective involvement and understanding of the business to contribute to key business decisions within the company through financial advice and expertise.
  7. Provides support, service, and advice in all finance matters to the company’s leadership team.
  8. Performs other tasks as assigned by the CEO.

Job Requirements

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, or related discipline from a reputable and accredited university.
  2. Masters/MBA is an added advantage.
  3. Professional certification in at least one of the following – ICAN, CFA, CITN, ACCA, ACA is required.

Work Experience:

  • 5 – 7 years’ of experience in finance and accounting.
  • Experience in the energy industry is an added advantage.

Knowledge Requirements:

  1. Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office tools.
  2. Proven competency in managing teams to achieve business objectives.
  3. Extensive financial and accounting knowledge, including in-depth understanding of finance best practices, and international and Nigerian financial and accounting reporting standards.
  4. Knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
  5. Good understanding of financial trends and marketing patterns.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: recruits@hreade.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.