Finance Executive

January 3, 2023

Job Description

  • Lagos

Saroafrica International Limited

Saroafrica International Limited (‘Saro’) is an indigenous private sector player with 3 decades of experience in Nigeria. Saro has five Subsidiaries (Saro Agrosciences, Saro Lifecare, Saro Agro-Allied, Gossy Warm Spring and Saro Oil Palm) and two Joint Ventures (AgriseedCo and Green Hills Agricultural Products). Saroafrica is set to become a leading consumer, manufacturing, FMCG and integrated agricultural value chain group. In pursuit of this ambition Saroafrica is making significant investments in a Palm Plantation and Cassava to Ethanol Plant.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Finance Executive
Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Duties / Responsibilities
Group Accounts:

Provide monthly Group Consolidated financial performance and position to the management
Assist in the completion of Group strategic direction and financial projection.
Provide weekly consolidated business update to management
Assist in the monitoring of group financial performance, efficiency, and liquidity via weekly review of profitability, cash position and outstanding liabilities
Maintain adequate record of business audited financial statements
Work with the SBU HOAs to provide necessary records and request by the Management, Directors and Board.

Saro Oil Palm Project:

Daily monitoring of movement in cash position.
Ensure adequate liquidity is available while ensuring excess funds are adequately invested to generate inflow
Ensure payments are made in line with payment prioritization
Ensure payable are fully approved before making payments
Daily posting of transactions on the ERP
Ensure adequate financial record in line with the IFRS and Group Finance Manual
Provide monthly cost update and Management Accounts to the Management Team
Ensure adequate overall tax administration and management of the business
Ensure adequate safety and record of company assets
Work with the Project team to achieve its financial objectives
Provide any other report as requested by the project Director, MD, GEF or HOA NCB


Ensure Saro Group assets are adequately covered at all times
Work with the businesses to ensure adequate claim documents are provided for insurance claim
Actively engage the insurers through the insurance brokers to ensure insurance claims are timely closed at favourable/acceptable value
Track Insurance claim period and timelines to ensure all assets are adequately covered as and when due
Maintain adequate insurance claim documents and record
Provide weekly insurance claim update to GEF and FC
Provide any other report as may be requested by the FC and GEF

SAI Finance:

Oversee the financial performance and record of the corporate office (SAI)
Work with the accounts officer to ensure timely remittances of statutory obligations for SAI
Work with the AO and finance team to resolve SAI related Tax and other statutory issues
Assist the AO in conjunction with the FC in ensuring adequate budgetary control and cash management of SAI Finance
Work with the AO and finance team to resolve SAI related Tax and other statutory issues


Provide other task and requests as may be deemed necessary by the GEF and FC from time to time.

Education and Experience

Minimum of BSc. in Accounting, Economics, or Finance from a reputable university
Must be a Chartered Accountant (ACCA or ACA) or a prospective member.
Applicant must have a Minimum of 5yrs working experience in a similar role.
Age Requirement: 28 – 35 years old.

Application Closing Date
9th January, 2023.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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