Finance Manager at Aggreko Nigeria

Aggreko has a dedicated team and fleet servicing the Africa region. Aggreko employs almost 700 people in Africa and has approximately 2,300 MW of capacity on-hire. We work with passion, dedication and teamwork, building new opportunities through relentless commitment to superb customer service and first-rate product quality and reliability.

Job Title: Finance Manager


  • The role is responsible for ensuring integrity of financial reports and records, maintenance of strong controls and compliance, delivering forecasting, budgeting, analytical review, providing business support, and managing and developing the local finance team across both projects and depot businesses in Nigeria.


  • Ensuring accurate and proper financial accounting with periodic checks, scrutiny and reconciliation of the general ledger, sub-ledgers, fixed asset register, balance sheet schedules and related records of the projects and depot businesses
  • Ensuring that appropriate and effective processes, controls and procedures are in place and in compliance with group and regional policies in both the projects and depot businesses
  • Management and financial reporting for the business to ensure that information requirements – area, regional and group – are met in a timely, accurate and efficient manner
  • Providing support to Nigeria operations
  • Information and analytics
  • Clarity on policies and procedures
  • Monthly P&L and Balance Sheet reports and forecasts
  • Management of receivables, inventory, cable, FA verification and insurance requirements
  • Cash forecasting and planning
  • Close involvement and ownership in the preparation of forecasts, annual budgets and plans
  • Being available and accessible to the operational and sales teams in the business providing input and support and raising constructive challenge
  • Ensuring adherence to, and compliance with, direct and indirect tax laws and filing requirements etc.Payroll administration including contributions to social security, pensions and related filings etc.
  • Ensuring adequate staffing and providing direction, coaching, training and development opportunities to ensure a fully effective finance function.
  • Influencing behaviours within and outside the finance function to ensure coordinated efforts for the growth and development of the business
  • Aggreko place a strong emphasis on health, operational safety and environmental protection.It is a requirement and moral obligation of each employee to be actively committed and accountable for compliance to the Aggreko health, Safety, and Environmental policies, operating procedures and compliance to local legislation
  • Ensuring commitment to Orange Excellence and promoting this within the finance function
  • Any other duties considered essential for effective support to the business.


  • Bachelor Degree in Finance or equivalent qualifications
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in related field
  • Experience in a managerial position or supervisory role for the last 3 years
  • Availability to travel as and when required
  • Qualified in CPA or equivalent qualification
  • Well developed interpersonal and communication skills
  • Oral and written Portuguese/English correspondence skills of a high standard


  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Strong accounting fundamentals and good knowledge of tax issues
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Willing to be very “hands on”
  • Good commercial awareness
  • Understanding People
  • Change Orientation
  • Organizational Insight
  • Drive for Results
  • Holding People Accountable
  • Building Capability
  • Compelling Communication
  • Leading Others
  • Strategic Influencing
  • Courage and Conviction

 Location: Lagos



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