IT Finance & Planning Analyst at Access Bank Plc

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Lagos

Access Bank Plc

Access Bank Plc is a financial institution with presence in 9 countries in Africa and the United Kingdom and in all major cities in Nigeria. Also referred to as the Africa's Bank of Best Practice, Access Bank operates on a platform of strong ethics, governance and professionalism. We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: IT Finance & Planning Analyst

Location: Lagos

Job Roles

  • Provide finance, planning support to all IT Units and Teams in areas such as investment decisions, budgeting, resource planning and 3rd party supplier management.
  • Work on other tasks as assigned IT Leadership team

Functions and Responsibilities

  • Establish and execute enterprise-wide IT financial budget planning encompassing capital, operational expenditure, and salary costs amongst others
  • Maintain a “dashboard” of financial / non-financial metrics that can be used to monitor the effectiveness and efficiency of services provided by IT to the business areas
  • Monitor budget-execution levels reporting any variances to Group CIO, ITEX and other bank stakeholders
  • Develop financial models and criteria used to evaluate alternative IT investments
  • Assist in the development of business cases supporting the funding of IT projects and perform project profitability analysis after implementation
  • Monitor 3rd party invoicing and deliverables as to contract adherence suggesting corrective actions
  • Identify ITS cost drivers and make recommendation on strategy for cost containment
  • Support the IT Steering Committee ensuring the collection of information, report preparation, distribution and follow-up of deliberations.
  • Plan and conduct IT staff recruitment and other IT events for the group in alliance with relevant stakeholders (HR, etc.)
  • Application Vendor and service provider assessment
  • Effectively undertake other tasks as assigned by the IT Leadership.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Management Information System or, related IT Management discipline
  • MSC / MBA would be an added advantage


  • Minimum of 1-5 years professional IT Governance /Finance management experience and supervisory assignment in a mature technology environment


  • Project Management, Process improvement and Professional certifications are desirable. E.g. ITIL, COBIT5, ISO 20000, PMP.
  • MSC / MBA would be an added advantage

Skills / Competence:

  • Basic knowledge of financial models and budgeting.
  • Financial control, management and governance Skill
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Contract and vendor negotiation
  • Self-Management
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Value assessment Skill
  • Analytical Skills/ Problem solving.

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