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Head of Finance and Accounts at Alert Microfinance Bank


Alert Microfinance bank is a leading financial service provider with core mandate of providing affordable, flexible financial and non-financial services to MSME, Private and Public Sectors.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Head of Finance and Accounts

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • Head Finance and Accounts at Alert Microfinance Bank is responsible to assist the overall coordination, leading and supervision of all Accounts and finance management and procedure, financial reporting, and compliance.

Job Description

  • Carrying out post-investment and expenditure reviews.
  • Oversee general ledger, revenue recognition, accounts receivables & payables, intercompany, treasury, taxation, and payroll.
  • Ensuring that payments to vendors and salaries are processed.
  • Controlling budgets and expenditures.
  • Researching on factors influencing business performance.
  • Managing relationships with appropriate contacts, e.g. auditors, bankers, tax authorities and so on.
  • Managing and coordinating monthly reporting, budgeting and forecast processes.
  • Providing back-office services such as accounts payable, collection and payroll.
  • Monitoring cash flow and ensuring the integrity and accuracy of day-to-day financial preparations.
  • Maintaining a strong framework of internal controls, accounting processes and procedures.
  • Reviewing balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Presenting monthly results and reports to management as well as to relevant colleagues.
  • Providing insightful reporting and commercial analysis to support management decision making.
  • Managing the cash-flow needs of the company while managing debt profiles and investments.


  • Minimum of B.Sc or HND in Accounts and Finance related role.
  • Minimum 5 years of Cognate experience as Head of Finance and Account is a MUST.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office package, especially Excel and Word
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and analytical skills
  • Demonstrates ability to identify problems
  • Previous experience from Microfinance Banks and proficient use of Bank one and accounting software E.g Quickbooks, Peachtree, SAP
  • Chartered Membership of a relevant professional association, e.g. ACA, ICAN, ACCA.


  • Promotes teamwork, contributes towards building team consensus and acts as a team player
  • Consistently approach work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude.
  • Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision
  • Flexibility
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment and to multi-task to meet deadlines



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using “Head of Finance and Accounts” as the subject of the mail.

Note: Only qualified candidates will be shortlisted.

Application Deadline: 13th August, 2021.

Posted in Accounting Jobs in Nigeria

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