Finance Manager at Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric – As the Global Specialist in Energy Management™ and market leader in industrial automation and software, Schneider Electric enables people to experience and transform efficiency where they live and work; from home to enterprise, across the grid and the city. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green, the Group brings a world where innovative individuals use collaborative solutions to make the most of their energy, while using less of the common planet.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Finance Manager

Job Requisition No.: 008DI1
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Schedule: Full-time
Dpartment: Finance


  • We have an exciting and rewarding opportunity for a passionate go-getter to assume the newly created Finance Manager position based in our Lagos office.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Responsible for accounting & taxation by ensuring coordination with the local accounting firm.
  • With the support of a local accounting firm, issue & file proper accounting tax documents (ex: invoice to customers, Tax filing to local authorities).
  • Ensure accurate Revenue Recognition (according to PoC methodology).
  • Anticipate and prepare for external audits.
  • Manage entity treasury aspects with local banks and Anglophone Africa Treasury.
  • Check actual and Forecasted Cash Flow and anticipate needs.
  • Ensure compliance.
  • Implement internal controls.
  • Division margin monitoring, forecast and analysis.
  • SFC forecast preparation and monitoring.
  • Provide inputs for monthly and quarterly closing.
  • Review and validate monthly closing activities.

About You:

  • BSc/BA in Accounting, Finance, or relevant field.
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience with budgeting and risk management.
  • Proven track record in contributing to operational efficiency and performance in an international contex.
  • Recognized accountancy qualification e.g., ACCA.
  • In-depth understanding of double-entry bookkeeping, cash flow management, and reconciliations.
  • Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting models.
  • Proficiency in accounting software.
  • Solid analytical and decision-making.
  • Experience in a Multi-cultural team environment and matrix organization is a plus.
  • Flexibility, capacity to listen and learn.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a network and a group internationally.
  • Well-organized and well-structured.
  • Clear & synthetic communication.
  • Good MS Office Skills, particularly in Excel.
  • Experience with an ERP (SAP) is an added advantage.

Why us?
You can look forward to growing your career in a dynamic workplace with significant personal responsibility and attractive development opportunities:

  • Flexible working models to ensure a balance of family and working life.
  • Optimal support on your career path through regular training opportunities.
  • A dynamic and personal atmosphere, working with a globally energised team.
  • A company culture that encourages performance and cooperation.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: Please submit an online application to be considered for any position with us. This position will be posted until filled.


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