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Deputy Chief Financial Officer Job at Veritas Kapital Assurance Plc


Veritas Kapital Assurance Plc formerly known as UnityKapital Assurance Plc was incorporated in 1973 as a private liability Company under the name, Kano State Insurance Company.

The company was registered as a general business company; this move was endorsed and approved by the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) and offers non-life Insurance products and services to individuals and institutions across Nigeria.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Deputy Chief Financial Officer

Location: Abuja

Job Description

  • The Deputy Chief Finance Officer will be Responsible for the planning, implementation, managing and running of all finance activities of VKA, including business planning, budgeting, forecasting and negotiations.
  • The successful candidate is expected to have a detailed knowledge of the industry’s best practices, corporate governance and a proven professional track record of effective investment management, investment analysis, and a thorough understanding of budgeting and financial reporting.



  • B.SC or HND in Accounting, Finance or Economics or any relevant field.
  • Must be ICAN or ACA qualified.
  • Professional qualification in Management or Master’s degree in Finance or Management or related field would be an added advantage.
  • Advanced MS Excel, Power Point and, Word skills
  • Minimum of 12 years’ experience in the finance industry and managing a team is a must – with examples of when they have demonstrated excellence in the workplace.
  • Must display a cohesive ability at interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and written.
  • Knowledge of the insurance industry will also be an added advantage


  • Manage the processes for financial forecasting and budgets and overseeing the preparation of all financial reporting.
  • Provide strategic recommendations to the CFO and members of the executive management team.
  • Advise on long-term business and financial planning.
  • Review all formal finance, HR and IT related procedures.
  • Hands-on experience in preparation of published financial statements of an Insurance company, including consolidated FS.
  • Assist in carrying out any other duties as requested by the Head of Department.
  • Obtain and maintain investor relations and partnership compliance.
  • Prepare the monthly profit and loss, and balance sheet reports
  • Tax reporting and inventory processing
  • Collect and analyse data to be used in the preparation of weekly and monthly estimates
  • Prepare weekly cash flow statements, and controlling expenditure and cash flow
  • Assist with the preparation of year-end accounts and statutory accounts

Deadline: 31st January, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: hcm@veritaskapital.com using the Job Title as subject of the email.

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