Assistant Finance Manager - Nigeria Based
Editec , Mauritius

1 Year
0 - 0
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
Career Level
Bachelor's Degree
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Sep 15, 2021
Last Date
Dec 15, 2021

Job Description

Permanent Job Location: Nigeria - Africa


Editec is a successful lottery and sports betting services provider, with offerings in over 25 countries across Africa. The company is fast-growing, has doubled in size over the last 3 years, and has plans for further expansion. The company is globally recognized as a start-up specialist for gaming operations in emerging markets.


The Assistant Finance Manager will work with the Finance manager in each prospective country and with the guidance of the Financial Controllers based in London. The Assistant Finance Manager is accountable to the Finance Manager of the operations and would be working toward the support of administrative, financial, and risk management of the operation, to include the development/execution of a financial and operational strategy, metrics tied to that strategy, and the on-going development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve company assets and report accurate financial results in a timely manner. This is a unique opportunity for newly qualified accountants seeking a challenge and wants to grow in a successful organization


  • Assist in managing the cash flow and supervise financial transactions within the company to ensure there are no discrepancies in reports.
  • Working in partnership with the CEO, Group CFO and Controllers in London, to generate financial plans, budget, to develop and implement long term business/funding strategy and cash-flow management
  • Assist in formulating the operations future direction and support tactical initiatives
  • Collect and prepare documents for the accounting, legal, tax, and treasury departments as required
  • Working with the finance Manager to implement financial management and month-ending process.
  • Partnering with the Controller, and working with the Finance Manager to develop and lead the company’s approach to risk, and fulfil any regulatory requirements and further evolve the financial policies and processes
  • Preparation and overseeing reconciliation of daily cash transfers and finance reports
  • Oversee the company's transaction processing systems and ensure transparency of accounts
  • Understand and mitigate key elements of the operations risk profile
  • Construct and monitor reliable control systems, with the support of the Finance Manager
  • Ensure the operation complies with all legal and regulatory requirements
  • Ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors, gaming board and government agencies, and group requirements
  • Maintain relations with external auditors and investigate their findings and recommendations
  • Maintain banking relationships and accounts
  • Regular field visits to ensure controls are in place and are being followed, and investment has been utilized as intended
  • Assist in preparation of year-end accounts, and supporting the annual audit and filing of statutory accounts with authorities.


  • A newly Qualified Accountant ACCA / CIMA (or equivalent)or Accounting degree from a top university.
  • Proven track record of handling finance functions in a fast-paced and complex environment.
  • In charge of collections on a daily basis, and be able to create your own collection system for an efficient and effective results
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in French
  • Sound understanding of French accounting best practice
  • Strong control to detect fraud, errors and prevent loss of company’s assets and money
  • expertise with Tally, or Sage Accounting Software (incl. Data-Import)
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience within a fast-paced and complex business environment
  • Experience in emerging market environments
  • Proficient in MS Excel with hands-on experience on Vlookup, Formulas, Pvot Tables, ..
  • knowledge of the retail or gaming industry would be a plus
  • Experience in a service/people orientated environment would be particularly advantageous
  • Should have been working in teams, and supporting teams in achieving the overall finance Objectives

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