SCANL Recruitment for Finance/Accounts Manager


Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified graduates for Sahel Consulting Agriculture & Nutrition Limited (SCANL) Recruitment for Finance/Accounts Manager.

Sahel Consulting Agriculture & Nutrition Limited (SCANL) was established by individuals who are passionate about unlocking the potential of the agriculture and nutrition landscape in West Africa and creating strong agricultural sector-led economic growth within the region.

In 2008, one of Sahel’s co-founders began to provide consulting and advisory services for a range of private, public and development organizations in Burkina Faso, Ghana, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria and Senegal. These experiences provided exposure to the gaps in the agricultural sector and deepened a desire to serve as a catalyst for positive change.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Finance/Accounts Manager

Location: Ogun

Primary Purpose

  • The Finance/Accounts Manager would be expected to prepare, develop and analyze management accounting information for internal and external stakeholders; and to oversee responsible utilization of resources.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Analyzing variances and explore potential problems with project budget, working closely with staff to forecast and address any variances
  • Preparing financial reports for internal and external use on a monthly and quarterly basis
  • Processing checks and expenditure (travel advances, imprest and purchase requisition)
  • Participating in internal and external audits by providing auditors with accounting documents as requested and provide explanations for audit queries
  • Managing compliance with Nigerian tax laws
  • Managing petty cash transactions
  • Entering accurate and timely transaction information into the accounting system
  • Reviewing payment request including travel advances and reconciliation documents and ensure compliance with the company’s policies
  • Managing payroll for staff and expense reimbursements for all staff
  • Preparing cash flow statements and expenditure accounts
  • Maintaining financial documents and a robust filing system
  • Monitoring cash flow and work closely with the Accounting Team and Management to manage shortfalls/ surpluses
  • Any other responsibility assigned by management

Minimum Required Skills & Experience

  • Deep knowledge of best practices in financial management required
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel, Access and PowerPoint required; familiarity with Peachtree, or similar finance and accounting software, preferred
  • Financial management and financial reporting skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or business-related course.
  • Professional qualification – in accounting or finance (ACA, ACCA, ).
  • 5 to 7 years of accounting related experience


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter in a Word – formatted single document to:  with “Finance/Accounts Manager” as the subject.

Application Deadline Open till Filled.

Note: Preference is for candidates who live around Sango Otta and its environs.

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