Mr. Julius Omodayo-Owotuga – Most Respected Accounting Professional



Mr. Julius B. Omodayo-Owotuga is the Group Executive Director, Finance & Risk Management at Forte Oil Plc, a CFA Charter Holder, a KPMG trained Chartered Accountant and an experienced finance professional. Before he joined Forte Oil Plc, he was at Africa Finance Corporation (AFC where he had responsibilities for the Corporation’s Assets and Liabilities Management function and also doubled as the Assistant Treasurer. Prior to this, he was the Finance Manager in the same Corporation. In this role, Mr.  Omodayo-Owotuga set up the Financial Control function of the institution.  He was also responsible for Human Resources and Administration at the Corporation’s start up stage in 2007.

Mr. Omodayo-Owotuga joined the AFC from Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria Limited where he was a Finance Manager. Before this, he was at KPMG Professional Services where he led assurance engagements within the Nigerian financial services industry. He also consulted for a number of Institutions on IFRS and Risk Management while at KPMG Professional Services. Prior to KPMG, Mr. Omodayo-Owotuga worked in the Foreign Operations Group of MBC International Bank (now First Bank of Nigeria Limited).


He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, a Chartered Management Accountant and a fellow of the Institute of Credit Administration, Certified Treasury and Financial Manager. He has attended senior management and leadership programmes at the Harvard Business School and other top global business schools.

He holds a B.Sc in Accounting from University of Lagos.

For his distinguished contributions to Forte Oil through remarkable achievements in the accounting profession, Mr. Julius Omodayo Owotuga is hereby honoured as Excellence Recognition Awards 2018 MOST RESPECTED ACCOUNTING PROFESSIONAL.