Finance Director Job Vacancy At The British Council

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The British Council is the world’s leading cultural relations organization and creates opportunities for people in the UK and worldwide to understand each other, to work together and learn from one another. We see this as crucial to building secure, more prosperous and sustainable futures for us all. We build trust and understanding between different countries and cultures and develop strong international links that are of benefit to people in Britain and the rest of the world.

Applications are hereby invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for the Finance Director Job Vacancy At The British Council.

Job Title: Director Finance Nigeria


Job Field
Administration, Secretarial, Finance, Accounting, Audit

Job Details
Role is in the Senior Management, Professionals category, Indefinite term contract, Open to internal and external applicants, Applicants must have right to live and work in Nigeria, Post is in Lagos, Nigeria. British Council Nigeria is looking for a professional. The individual will have responsibility for all aspects of strategic and operational finance in Nigeria, acting as the finance partner to the Country Director and Nigeria Executive Team. She or He will be responsible for ensuring the finance strategy delivers growth through new business operating models, and conforms to the Council’s financial control standards and the broader corporate and regional objectives, whilst ensuring compliance with local tax and regulatory requirements.

Leading a team of professionals and working across functions/locations
Operating in international and multi-cultural organisations
Member of a governance team or Board
About ten years of relevant experience in commercial and/or ‘not for profit‘ organisations

Required Skills
Knowledge of Nigerian Tax and reporting regulatory requirements.
Commercial experience, including analysis of business operations, investment appraisal feasibility analysis.
Change management, leading medium and large scale change programmes.


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