16 Mar 2016

Full-Time Financial Accountant

Toni AdewunmiLagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

The Workplace Centre Limited – Our Client, a Multinational in the Oil and Gas Sector, is recruiting to fill the position of:

Financial Accountant

Location Lagos

Key Duties & Responsibilities

Oversee bank account and cash management, cash flow forecasts, expenditure management and CAPEX procedures, tax management, fixed assets management and depreciation
Daily, weekly, monthly and annual financial statements and company-wide financial performance report, management reports, etc., meeting deadlines
Ensure that payroll is managed effectively and salaries paid promptly as at when due
Ensure petty cash, cash and bank accounts are managed effectively and customer invoices are paid promptly with accurate records kept.
In conjunction with Head of Finance, prepares budgets, forecasts and other financial plans and carry out continuous follow-ups.
Liaison and relationship management with the banks, company’s internal auditors, statutory auditors and other legal authorities, ensuring compliance with statutory accounting requirements, regulations and fiscal obligations.
Ensure that statutory accounts are maintained, most especially in such areas as PAYE, Withholding tax, Pension, Company tax, etc
Ensure effective control of the company’s financial accounting systems, policies and ensure procedures are appropriate and are complied with
Monitor the input and processing of financial data Financial Application (NAVISION) ensuring data integrity
In consultation with the Head of Finance, manage the financial risk of the company at the location (i.e. exchange rate risk, interest rate risk etc)
Keep abreast of changes in financial regulations and legislation. Carry out other tasks as may be assigned
Manage investment in money market instruments (fixed deposit,call accounts etc), ensuring the company gets the best return out of its investments
Any other duties as may be assigned from time ttime
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA) required:

Excellent knowledge and understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and practices and financial management
Knowledge of financial, budgetary and accounting systems, methods and control procedures
Excellent organization, analytical and administrative skills
Good proficiency in Microsoft Suite products – Word, Excel, Outlook, Power point and IMS application
Excellent communication (oral and verbal) skills with demonstrated excellence in reporting and presentation ta high standard
Ability twork in multicultural environment and with minimal supervision
Academic Qualifications and Experience required

Undergraduate degree in Accounting, Business, Economics or related fields. A masters degree in will be added advantage. Additional qualification of ACA or ACCA is essential
Minimum of 5years previous experience in Finance and Accounting functions. Experience in the oil and gas industry is added advantage
Knowledge of Accounting database and software package (NAVISION) is essential and Compulsory.
Key Competencies
(The understanding of the observable and measurable knowledge, skills, abilities and personal attributes required tbe successful on the job)

Relationship Building:

Develops and maintains working relationship with customers and staff
Managing team goals, providing support while understanding people’s perception and concerns.
Planning & Organizing:

Prioritises and delegates tasks effectively; handles multiple tasks appropriately, applying administrative and problem solving skills

Communicates clearly and coherently (verbal and written) for employees and external client understanding
Achieving Results:

Sets priorities and adopts strategies which balance short term and long range objectives.
Familiar with standards and processes tachieve apportioned tasks
People Development:

Takes clear steps ttrain and mentor team members timprove on their performances
Takes responsibility for others and own development
Negotiating and Influence:

Persuades and convinces colleagues, superiors and clients tachieve goal for the company

Job Categories: Accounting Jobs in Nigeria. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in Endless.

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