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Business Partner

Business Unit:  International Security Services
Career Area:  International

Lagos, Nigeria, NG

Role Requirements

  • 5-8 years (min) experience in a Finance role within a multi-national environment;
  • Must be ACA, ACCA, CMA or CIMA (or equivalent) fully qualified
  • Detailed financial awareness – understands terms of profit, loss and adding value
  • Ability to apply financial analysis and modelling across a range of situations;
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel, including understanding of pivot tables, macro’s, etc;
  • Advanced knowledge of other MS Office systems, such as Word and PowerPoint.
  • Fluent English speaker;
  • Must have excellent  written and verbal communication skills;
  • Customer focused and demonstrates an interest in understanding others;



<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Services provided by the Contractor shall be those typically expected for someone in the Position and include, but not be limited to the provision financial and administration support.<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> The Business Partner will act as a consultant to operations delivering sound financial information to support the Regional Director in understanding the region in terms of opportunities, threats & current financial landscape to develop and grow new and existing commercial relationships with host country authorities and the general business community. Services the Contractor can expect to carry out, would include:


  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Providing Pricing/CST with financial information and endorse the bids prior to submission
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Billing cycle: ownership of the billing cycle to ensure accurate billing
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Project Accounting: Monitor and verify project contract compliance including profitability analysis for revenue assurance and identification of potential areas for cost reductions
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Oversight and Management of the Nigeria Finance function in close cooperation with the RD and ROM.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Preparation of the P&L & explanation of trends and variances
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Preparation of the Management deck for the monthly management meetings
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Review and first level approval of P.O. expense items below $500 USD
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Drive and be accountable for accurate forecasting and budgeting process
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Participating in and supporting the transition of new projects from contract win to operational start
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Monitoring and reporting on Cash Flow including Capex & Opex forecasting
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Act as a “Regional Lead” for SalesForce & Navision to review & validate project pipeline information
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Periodic Audit & review of cash processes, capex & fixed assets in terms of sign-off and control
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Review & maintenance of Financial Standard Operating Procedures in the Business Management System
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">5-8 years (min) experience in a Finance role within a multi-national environment
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Must be ACA, ACCA, CMA or CIMA (or equivalent) fully qualified



GardaWorld: Make the world a safer place

GardaWorld is a global leader in the security industry, offering a wealth of opportunity to individuals looking to gain experience and develop professionally in a growing industry. We offer flexible schedules, diverse work assignments spanning multiple industries, and training and career advancement opportunities. We embrace diversity and welcome newcomers, women, students, retirees, reservists, veterans, and more to join our team, as we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, we will communicate only with the selected candidates.

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