Job opportunity – Finance Manager at Proten in Kaduna, Kaduna State

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Proten International

Position: Finance Manager

Industry: Company Human Resource and Management Consulting

Employment Type: Full-Time

Placement: Kaduna, Kaduna State

Job Description

Proten International is seeking candidates for a position in Finance Manager based in Kaduna, Kaduna State. If you are interested in this opportunity, please review the details below.

Proten International is an award-winning and leading international Human Resource and Management Consulting firm that provides a range of Advisory and Transformation solutions. Our focus is to align every organisation’s activities relating to People, Process, and Technology closely with its business strategy and vision. Founded in 2011 in the United Kingdom, we have since expanded across Europe and Africa, serving clients across the public and private sectors and various industries including Banking, Oil and Gas, Insurance, Information Technology, Real Estate, Energy, FMCG, Manufacturing, and many more.

In 2015, we launched our Africa office in Lagos, Nigeria, and have since provided a range of tailored solutions to various organisations. Our bespoke and innovative solutions cut across Learning and Development, Recruitment and Talent Acquisition, Outsourcing / Managed Staffing, Enterprise Transformation, HR Advisory, and HR Technology.

We are seeking a highly experienced Finance Manager to join our team in Kaduna, Nigeria. The ideal candidate will have a solid background in finance and accounting, particularly within the Polymer Industry, and will be responsible for developing, planning, and directing finance and accounts objectives. The Finance Manager will streamline accounting processes, prepare financial statements, and ensure the maintenance of financial records. Additionally, this role requires the individual to act as a custodian of inventory and provide financial advice to support key business decisions.

Job Detail


  • Assume overall responsibility for developing, planning, and directing finance and accounts objectives.
  • Streamline accounting processes and select, orient, train, coach, and assign employees.
  • Communicate job expectations; monitor, appraise, and review employee performance.
  • Contribute accounting information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews.
  • Prepare and complete action plans and customer-service standards.
  • Complete audits and implement changes as necessary.
  • Oversee or generate monthly financial statements including balance sheets, profit and loss statements, and cash flow statements.
  • Act as custodian of inventory by working closely with the Commercial Manager and Logistics Manager.
  • Partner with the Head of Production to generate Monthly Techno-Commercial MIS along with all KPIs.
  • Ensure general ledger, subsidiary ledgers, and other financial records and schedules are accurately maintained.
  • Maintain procedures to establish tight control over cash transactions.
  • Ensure timely follow-up of accounts receivable and payable.
  • Evaluate and implement internal and external audit recommendations, providing feedback to management on results.
  • Exercise budgetary controls, accounting/physical controls, and credit control as per laid down procedures and asset management.
  • Maintain an effective involvement and understanding of the business to contribute to key business decisions through financial advice and expertise.
  • Provide support, service, and advice in all finance matters to the company's management.

Job Requirements

Before applying, please take the time to thoroughly review and comprehend the job requirements outlined below. Ensuring that you meet all the specified criteria will significantly enhance your candidacy for the Finance Manager position at Proten International:


  • 10-15 years of work experience with a minimum of 6-8 years in the Polymer Industry.
  • Knowledge of the techno-commercial downstream industry.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Organizational skills and the ability to manage deadlines.
  • Good accounting background with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong IT skills with the ability to understand and use computerized spreadsheet packages.

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher National Diploma (HND) in Accounting

Experience Requirements

  • 10-15 years of work experience with a minimum of 6-8 years in the Polymer Industry


  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Effective organizational and time management skills
  • Proficiency in financial software and Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Knowledge of internal control and compliance procedures
  • Familiarity with budgetary control and financial reporting
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines

Salary, Benefits and incentive

Provided below are the offerings in terms of salary, benefits, and incentives awaiting you in the role of Finance Manager at Proten International:


NGN 300,000 - 500,000 per-Month.

Job Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Health insurance
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Collaborative work environment
  • Paid time off

Incentive Compensation

  • Performance-based bonuses

Date posted: July 9, 2024

Posted on: Kaduna


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This role is ideal for a highly experienced finance professional with a solid background in the Polymer Industry. The candidate must be able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and provide financial advice to support key business decisions. Proten International offers a supportive and collaborative work environment with opportunities for professional growth and development.