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Finance Director
Location: Lagos
Experience: 0 year(s)
Course of Study: Accounting
Required Grade: Not Specified

Role is in Senior Management and Professionals category/Indefinite term contract/Open to internal & external applicants/Applicants must have right to work in Nigeria/Post is based in Lagos.

Following significant growth, British Council Nigeria is pleased to announce the opening of a Finance Director post, to support our operations across the country. The post holder will play a vital role as a trusted advisor to the Country Director and other key stakeholders in the business.

Responsibilities for our largest operation in Sub Saharan Africa will span across finance operations, financial planning and analysis, risk and compliance as well as tax and corporate governance. The country operation has a budget upwards of £30m per annum as well as a large dynamic team.

The successful candidate will also support the Regional Director of Finance in strategic matters concerning the region. The successful candidate will therefore be a passionate, forward thinking qualified accountant  with over 10 years working experience in a multinational organisation. Please refer to the role profile for further details.

Also note that

    -Short-listed candidates will be expected to complete an IELTS test (valid satisfactory IELTS test results will be considered)
    -Interviews will hold in Lagos, Nigeria.

Start date: 30th September, 2015
Closing date: 23:59 UK time 12th October 2015

    Role Profile Finance Director Nigeria.
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    BC Core Skills.

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