Senior Manager, Financial Reporting & Compliance

Airtel Nigeria

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Airtel Nigeria (Airtel Networks Limited), a leading mobile telecommunication services provider in Nigeria and a member of Airtel Africa Group, is committed to providing innovative, exciting, affordable and quality mobile services to Nigerians, giving them the freedom to communicate, rise above their daily challenges and drive economic and social development.



Job Purpose:

To establish, implement and maintain the Financial Reporting processes and procedures to an acceptable standard in conformity with all applicable accounting policies including Company and Group policy, IAS, IFRS, Nigerian Accounting Standards.



  • Standardized and compliant accounting standard:
  • Ensures accurate revenue reporting while building in validation mechanics to report correctly
  • Drive OPEX productivity
  • Ensure accuracy of Fixed Asset Register
  • Ensure accuracy of General Ledger Accounting
  • Ensure sanity checks and delivery of monthly Financial Report
  • Ensure accuracy and timely submission of group reporting requests
  • Financial Governance by developing and implementing control policies and procedures:
  • Develop and implement financial control policies and procedures
  • Identify and provide short to medium term tactical direction in ensuring financial processes are implemented
  • Develop a review mechanism to ensure and measure compliance
  • Effective Debtors and Creditors Management:
  • Identify and formulate Strategies to help drive Collections and Bad Debts performance as well as creditors’ management
  • Business partners relationship management
  • Accurate and prompt year-end financial closure and auditing:
  • Ensure timely completion and coordination of Quarterly Audits with no qualification or material adjustments
  • Review, preparation and Corporate Governance compliance on Annual Audited Financial Statements
  • Liaison with External Auditors and ensuring a clean audit opinion always
  • Improved Team Engagement Score:
  • Regular communication and feedback mechanism to foster work balance
  • Leading by example
  • Formulation and effective implementation of the Directorate’s STRAP:
  • Coordinate the delivery of the directorates 5+5 accurately, in time and in line with budget



  • A University degree in Finance/Economics or related field
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office suite, Sound Financial Accounting knowledge
  • Professional accounting qualification (CFA, ACCA, ACA )
  • Minimum of 10 years of industry track record mostly gained in International, blue chip environments
  • Telecom experience is desirable
  • Minimum of 5 years senior level experience of overseeing finance function at National level
  • Strong ethics, hands on approach, cultural awareness, business acumen and good communication skills

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Airtel Nigeria

Job Level

Manager (Staff Supervisor/Head of Department)




Banking / Finance / Insurance

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

10 - 15 years