Head, Financial Control at UBA – United Bank for Africa Plc


United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) is one of Africa’s leading financial institutions, with operations in 19 African countries and 3 global financial centres: London, Paris and New York. From a single country organisation founded in 1949 in Nigeria UBA has grown to become a pan-African provider of financial services with over 11 million customers, through close to 1000 business offices and touch points globally.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


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Job Title: Head, Financial Control

Location: Nigeria
Reporting Line: Group Chief Finance Officer

Financial Reporting:

  • Produce accurate and timely monthly, interim and annual Group and Bank Financial Statements (with adequate notes / disclosures) which are in line with IFRS Groupwide
  • Ensure awareness and adherence to set accounting and reporting standards / policies and deadlines Groupwide
  • Drive periodical revisions to UBA Group Accounting Policies and Operational Manual in line with revisions of existing IFRSs or issuance of new IFRSs
  • Drive the external audit process of the Group; including all admin-related issues on the Bank’s external audit exercise

Finance and Accounting Operations:

  • Apply and demonstrate adequate financial and other related management controls Groupwide
  • Drive all GL maintenance activities including regular GL and account proofs reviews Groupwide
  • Conduct periodic review of Group finance systems and processes for efficiency and effectiveness


  • Elimination of income leakages Groupwide.
  • Elimination of accounting errors Groupwide.
  • Closure of financial accounts at defined periodic timelines Groupwide.
  • Zero tolerance on regulatory infractions.


  • BSc / MBA / MSc
  • Professional Qualification – ACCA / ACA / CFA
  • Experience as a Financial Controller or CFO of a bank
  • Good leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Sound presentation and communication skills
  • Banking industry knowledge
  • Minimum 5-8 years FINCON experience

Application Closing Date
4th December, 2020.

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

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