Job Opportunity at Alert Microfinance bank


Alert Microfinance bank is one of the leading financial service providers with specific mandate of providing inexpensive, flexible financial and non-financial services to micro-entrepreneurs in Nigeria.

They are recruiting to fill the position below:

 Job Title: Deputy Finance Manager
Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Application Deadline: 17th July, 2021.

To Apply:
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using “Deputy Finance Manager” as the subject of the mail.

Note: Only qualified candidates will be shortlisted.

Job Description:

  • Managing and coordinating monthly reporting, budgeting and reforecast 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.
  • 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 expenditure.
  • Researching on factors influencing business performance.
  • Managing relationships with appropriate contacts, e.g. auditors, bankers, tax authorities and so on.


  • 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
  • Promotes team work, contributes towards building team consensus and acts as a team player
  • Consistently approach work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude


  • Minimum of B.Sc Degree or HND in Accounts and Finance
  • Minimum 5 years of Cognate experience as Deputy Finance Manager is a must
  • Previous experience in Management and proficient use of accounting software E.g Quickbooks, Peachtree, SAP
  • Chartered membership of a relevant professional association, e.g. ACA, ICAN, ACCA
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office package, especially Excel and Word
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and analytical skills
  • Demonstrates ability to identify problems.


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