Erisco Foods Limited (Finance Manager)

Erisco Foods Limited, a leading manufacturer of Tomato paste and other made in Nigeria drinks and food products and the 4th largest tomato paste producing company in the world, is hereby seeking to employ the services of qualified individuals to fill the position below:

Job Title: Finance Manager


  • To ensure that the financial policies/procedures of the company are implemented efficiently in line with generally accepted Financial/Accounting practices and statutory requirements.
  • To ensure the ongoing financial health (the ability to fulfil financial obligations) of The company and act as safeguard of the company’s financial assets.
  • To manage the Finance & Accounting Unit, and to develop and implement a modern cost effective accounting system that will meet the challenges and objectives the company

Strategy definition & Business Planning:

  • Participate in the development of corporate strategy and plan
  • Define overall operational strategy and budget for the Finance & Accounting process unit

Financial Advisory:

  • Define and communicate corporate accounting guidelines, including chart of accounts, periodic closing schedules as well as reporting requirements
  • Overseeing and managing all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems, ensuring compliance with the Company’s Finance policy and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), regulatory requirements, and internal control/audit requirements that the company is not open to risk in that area
  • Set authorization standards and approve payments within own limits.
  • Ensure required financial reports are provided to relevant depatments on a timely basis.

Budget Controlling:

  • Define and communicate budgeting guidelines, processes, methods, roles and schedules
  • Prepare and manage organizational budgets, and make amendments based on approvals.

Treasurer/Risk Management:

  • Develop, communicate and implement corporate treasury & risk management policies and guidelines in accordance with The company’s business strategy
  • Monitor organisational cash flow and liquidity to ensure the availability of funds required to finance The company’s operations, business plans and budgets.

People Management & Coaching:

  • Approve training programs for staff within units.
  • Provide leadership, guidance and support to the process unit
  • Ensure appropriate staff are recruited, developed and appraised in a timeous fashion
  • Facilitation of a healthy happy productive working environment for the department


  • Budgeting
  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Management & Corporate
  • Finance
  • Management Accounting
  • Tax Management
  • IT System Skills
  • Coaching
  • Performance Management
  • Strategic Perspective
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Leadership


  • At least 8 years post-qualification experience, 6 of which must have been spent in a managerial role in a formal business organisation preferably manufacturing of FMCG
  • A good university degree or its equivalent plus a recognised professional accounting qualification (i.e., ACA, ACCA or Equivalent).

Location: Lagos

Closing Date
15th January, 2017.

How to Apply 
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV's to: using the job title as email subject.


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