Finance Director Job Vacancy at Jagal Group

JAGAL Group is a leading Nigerian conglomerate with operations in the Oil & Gas, Construction and Manufacturing industries. The company has been growing successfully over the past 40 years, and has become a valuable and respected contributor to the development of the country’s economy.

Jagal offers diverse career opportunities across all its business activities. The Group’s broad range of industries and services offer rewarding prospects for various professional backgrounds and can satisfy ambitions for a successful future career.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Finance Director

Ref No: 510
Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • To ensure all statutory and management accounting financial affairs of the Company are dealt with in accordance with the Law and the requirements of the Jagal Group and Nigerdock specific needs.
  • To ensure that the treasury of Nigerdock operates efficiently and effectively at all times and to the financial benefit of the Company
  • To ensure that the MD, Chairman and other necessary ND and Group personnel are provided with timely and accurate information about the financial status of Nigerdock.
  • To proactively provide advice to the MD and his management team and to the Chairman about the financial management of the Company.
  • To actively participate in the general management of the business by way of management accounting to enable ND to deliver effective projects and grow in accordance with the Company Business Plan.
  • To provide oversight management and corporate leadership to departmental managers of:

Supply Chain function:

  • IT and Information Management function

Prime Responsibilities and Duties

  • To participate fully in the general management of the Company
  • To actively support a culture that places safety and the environment as top priority at all levels in the Company
  • To advise on the introduction, updating and renewal of financial systems and to oversee the implementation of agreed investment in systems
  • To actively develop the Company’s ERP systems
  • To provide leadership and direction to the Finance function and team
  • To provide leadership for the IT Information Management and Supply Chain functions

To Ensure That :

  • Appropriate financial records are kept
  • All statutory accounts are submitted correctly on time
  • To manage the Company’s cash flow with due reference to the MD
  • To maintain a good relationship with the Company’s bankers
  • To take prompt action to seek payment from the Company’s debtors
  • Meaningful management accounts are prepared in a timely manner
  • The accounts are appropriately audited
  • To appropriately monitor financial processes and take action as necessary to avoid any fraudulent dealings
  • To participate fully in bidding for projects and new work including:
    • Ensuring that accurate cost information is available
    • Ensuring that financial risks are identified and mitigation strategies developed
    • To agree optimum manning levels and structures within the Finance function and to implement the agreed plans including recruitment, staff development and succession planning
    • To actively recruit, mentor and develop local employees to grow Nigerian staff capability and future leadership potential.


  • University Graduate or equivalent
  • Professionally qualified Chartered Accountant
  • Good at multi-tasking and prioritising
  • Culturally aware and adept at operating in a multi-cultural environment
  • Highly IT literate with strong experience in ERP systems
  • Good team player
  • High degree of resilience
  • Willing to commit to 5 years in Nigeria
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in a senior finance management role
  • Preferable – substantial experience of working in or dealing with business in Africa
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • High level of integrity and ethical behaviour – sets a good example
  • Proven record of leading and developing subordinates
  • Good delegation skills

How to Apply

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