Financial Accounting and Control Manager at Agrifa International Limited

Financial Accounting and Control Manager at Agrifa International Limited


Agrifa International Limited is an agribusiness company headquartered in Lagos and operating a 300ha organic plantain farm in Ogun State. The company processes its produce into flour and other consumer products for the Nigerian market.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Financial Accounting and Control Manager

Locations: Lagos and Ogun
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • We are seeking an experienced financial accounting and control professional to join its food processing business.
  • The successful candidate must be a strong problem solver and a self-starter that requires little guidance to thrive in a demanding corporate environment.
  • The candidate must have meaningful prior professional experience and a track record of success in a similar role at a reputable company.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Maintain a compliant financial environment by developing tools and systems to provide management with critical information to implement strategic actions
  • Prepare periodic consolidated financial statements and reconcile the balance sheet ledger
  • Maintain proper accounting records, process financial transactions, administer payroll, and prepare periodic (weekly, monthly and quarterly) financial statements
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly reports, including variance analyses and spending forecast reports and suggest strategic recommendations for management
  • Develop a preferred vendors list for frequent or recurring purchases and implement a purchasing process to ensure the company incurs fair prices
  • Spearhead periodic market research to guide management’s strategic decisions
  • Manage relationships with regulatory authorities, external auditors, banking officials, tax authorities, government officials, contractors and consultants.
  • Build and routinely update a full operating model projecting the company’s performance over five years
  • Draft a weekly operating budget in line with the operating plan and monitor its implementation to assess actual financial performance relative to stated objectives

Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor's or Advanced Degree in Finance or Accounting from a reputable academic institution is required
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and strong experience with accounting software is preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a similar role at reputable company is required
  • Solid and verifiable references are required
  • Exceptional organizational and analytical skills, along with demonstrated track record of leadership, hard work and positive outcomes are preferred


  • Salary: N75,000 / month.
  • Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resume and a Cover Letter with an enabled WhatsApp number for the initial phase of the interview process to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail

Application Deadline 15th February, 2023.

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