Head, Finance and Internal Control
Mr Friday is a financial management specialist, a chartered accountant, tax practitioner, and business consultant with over 17 years’ work experience spanning; risk management, cost management, fund management, corporate reporting, investment analysis, budget control, audit and investigations, tax planning, business advisory, project management and capacity development. He is an experience professional with strong analytical skills and excellent communications abilities translating in business profitability and strong financial standing; his level of experience and expertise are sufficient to bring the businesses to greater heights; well versed in managing large team of accountants but at the same time, is a very hands-on figures person; guides businesses which are going through a period of rapid growth or retraction so that their assets are maximized and risks are managed in an intelligent manner; balanced decision-making process. He combines technical skills in auditing, accounting and finance with strong business acumen in manufacturing, engineering, consulting and rail industries. Analyses organisations’ critical business processes, identifies deficiencies and potential opportunities and develops innovative and cost-effective solutions for implementing needed improvements with a practical approach to problem-solving and drive to see things through to completion.
He holds a Master of Science degree in Accounting from Kogi State University Anyigba, Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Salem University, Lokoja and Higher National Diploma in Accountancy from Federal Polytechnic, Idah. He is an associate member of both the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN). He is currently a Doctoral Student in accounting at the Nigeria Defence Academy, Kaduna.
Mr. Friday started his profession with Ubada Abah & Co (Chartered Accountants) as Audit Senior. Prior to joining NAMEL, he was a Chief Finance Officer (CFO) at Thinkvalue Consulting Limited, Head, Internal Control, Audit and Tax in Amedu Onekpe & Co. (Chartered Accountants), Account Manager at Dangote Cement Transport, Obajana and STEP B - World Bank Assisted Project, Abuja as Financial Management Specialist / Project Internal Auditor. He is an enthusiastic team builder and self-motivated personality