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Finance Manager at MultiChoice Group

MultiChoice Group is a leading entertainment company and we’re home to some of the most recognised brands on the continent. Our entertainment platforms – DStv, GOtv, Showmax and DStv Now – are a hub for more than 19 million people across 50 co

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Finance Manager

Location: Lagos
Job type: Full time
Career level: Mid-Senior level

Purpose of the Position

  • The role will be responsible for providing financial direction and leadership towards achieving the annual goals and objectives

Strategy Execution/Delivery:

  • Implement the company’s strategy and ensure long-term financial stability.
  • Implement financial planning process to deliver MultiChoice Nigeria business objectives
  • Continuously assess delivery/milestone in the CVM and Customer Journey Roadmaps
  • Monitoring MultiChoice Nigeria business performance
  • Monitor MultiChoice Nigeria budgets
  • Assist in preparation of the Nigeria group business plan, budgeting and forecast processes
  • Monitor systems of internal, operational and financial control
  • Monitor financial and operational risk
  • Monitor non-cash movements as required relating to treasury relationship
  • Review legal contracts to ensure commercial viability and legal conformity
  • Review monthly financial packs of respective businesses
  • Implement standards, business policies and procedures for related functional areas
  • Participate in planning and conduct of the annual statutory audit
  • Implement financial reporting framework
  • Achieve Operating Revenue
  • Implement incentive scheme to help maintain Channel Partners motivation to promote sales and retention
  • Manage financial information of the group company in Nigeria (DTH, DTT, DStv Media Sales, MSSL)
  • Appraise and advise on commercial opportunities and financial targets
  • Develop and maintain effective financial models
  • Balance sheet management
  • Co-ordinate the planning and budgeting processes and ensuring that they are integrated with business strategy
  • Participate in planning and conduct of all internal audit activities
  • Participate in preparation and review process of budgets and quarterly forecasts

People Management:

  • Create a strong, sustainable, robust leadership pipeline – outstanding bench strength
  • Invest appropriate time to find, attract, develop and retain right talent (no unwanted turnover)
  • Appoint the right leaders in the right jobs (at direct report level), manage performance and deal with poor performance
  • Provide leadership in the aspect of Performance direction, goal clarification, communication, engagement, ethics, commitment & energy
  • Talent management, capacity, competence & skills – development
  • Responsible for team strength & performance level (attraction, selection, retention & development)
  • Ensure alignment with Team strength, performance and energy matched strategic requirements – under performers identified, improved or removed
  • Change & transformation readiness
  • Ensure team adapts to change effectively and achieve transformation objectives set
  • Create Model for a full, diverse and flowing talent pipeline


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • MBA advantageous
  • ACCA or equivalent qualification


  • A minimum of 10 years in a Financial leadership role
  • Detailed commercial and financial acumen, balanced with creative flair
  • Use of SAP, Microsoft Dynamics and HFM
  • Tax Management

Technical Competencies:

  • CA or similar qualification
  • Statutory understanding (Companies Act and Tax)
  • Strong negotiator
  • Financial analysis experience
  • Management capabilities
  • Conflict resolution experience
  • Financial knowledge pertaining to the Africa continent
  • Commercial experience
  • Operational know how and ability
  • Knowledge of contract law
  • Strong financial and accounting knowledge

Behavioral Competencies:

  • Relationship Management
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Holistic thinking
  • Persuading & Influencing
  • Coaching
  • Decision making
  • Critical appraisal

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Closing date: Not specified