British Council in Nigeria Vacancy 2013 for Finance Officer

British Council in Nigeria Vacancy 2013 for Finance Officer

The British Council Nigeria is looking Finance Officer. This position must have the right to work in Nigeria.

Position Summary
To support the delivery of the financial and business processes and systems. To contribute to the development of British council Nigeria as an innovative and high performing country operation. To model the values and principles of an integrated operation and to ensure that we are aligned with the British Council regional and global priorities.

Context and environment:
(e.g. dept description, region description, organogram)
  • Nigeria is the British Council’s largest operation in SSA with offices in 4 cities from Port Harcourt in the south to Kano in the north.
  • It delivers activity in all our Strategic Business Units, (Arts, English, Education and Society), and operates with both internal and external resources.
  • This post will play a support role in our resources/finance team.
Accountabilities, responsibilities and main duties:
(including people management and finance)
  1. To provide support on Business processes with respect to audit/year end activities, trial balance/GL analysis and reconciliations.
  2. To support the procurement process through monitoring of the vendor creation/amendment procedures and to provide assurance concerning the validity of potential vendors.
  3. To assist in revenue management by timely collection, recording on SAP and reconciliation of all aspects of revenue.
  4. To manage the payment process to high standards so as to ensure that all systems are working accurately, to time and meet BC corporate standards
  5. To provide advice and direct support to other business teams to enable them complete their tasks on time and to ensure value for money impact for activities.
How to apply?
Read through the Facilities Officer Role Profile. Download and complete the africa-external-application-form. To help you understand and complete the application form, read through the ‘How to complete the application’ document at the top of this page. Listed within the role profile document, you will find a number of listed ‘behaviours’ and ‘skills and knowledge’. Evidence against those criteria’s will need to be provided in your role application form. To help you understand those criteria’s, we have provided a ‘behaviours’ and ‘generic skills’ dictionary at the top of this page.

Completed application forms should be submitted via email to by Thursday 4th April 2013. Only applications received on the British Council application form will be considered and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

The British Council is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity and Diversity and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community. They guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria.

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