4 Apr 2016

Full-Time Management Accountant

Toni AdewunmiLagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

The company is a leading Telecommunication and IT service company with operations in Nigeria and other West and Central African countries. As a result of expansion and strategic positioning, the company is looking forward to hire a competent Management Accountant.

Position Summary:

Management Accountant prepares, develops and analyses financial information to allow the organization to make well-informed decisions to ensure future stability, profitability and growth.
Management Accountants establish and maintain financial policies and management information systems, and are an integral function to inform management colleagues on all aspects of company finance. The role combines accounting skills with effective management and concise communication to both financial and non-financial management.
Management Accountant’s role is to look ahead, analyzing business performance advising on how to preempt problems and adapt to changing circumstances and developments.
The overall aim for a Management Accountant is to improve value in all areas of the business by managing and reducing operational and production costs and implementing the most effective strategies.
Key Result Areas:

Management Reporting:
Produce the monthly consolidated Management Information Pack
Review and analyze all inputs to the Pack
Provide ad-hoc management reports
Provide variance analysis and commentary in support of the MI Pack, incorporating notes and updates as directed
Continually adapt and improve management reports as agreed with Head, Finance and Accounts
Consolidate annual budget, including long-term cash flow planning
Manage timetable for Head, Finance and Accounts’ input to budgeting, forecasting and monthly reporting requirements
Perform key balance sheet reconciliation tasks and central journal postings
Business analysis on specified areas, including routing matters and new projects as directed
Address any inaccuracies or differences with client departments regarding their source data to ensure accuracy, quality and completeness of all incoming data
Other ad hoc duties as prescribed by the Senior Finance Team to assist in achieving Finance Department objective

Financial Reporting:
Preparing periodic financial statements, including profit and loss accounts, budgets, cash flows, variance analysis and commentaries;
Providing a support service by working with all departments and the management team to help make financial decisions;
Ensuring spending is kept in line with the budget;
Informing key strategic decisions and formulating business strategies;
Advising on the financial implications and consequences of business decisions;
Analyzing financial performance and contributing to medium and long-term business planning/forecasts;
Offering professional judgment on financial matters and advising on ways of improving business performance;
Interpreting and communicating financial data to non-financial managers;
Liaising with other function managers to put the finances and accounts in context;
Monitoring and evaluating financial information systems and suggesting improvements where needed;
Implementing corporate governance procedures, risk management and internal controls.

Year End Reporting:
Assist with preparation of year end accounts, liaising with auditors as required
Prepare annual statutory accounts for various projects, including reconciliation of all deliverable accounts with management accounts

Produce consolidated budget and forecasts in line with timetable agreed with the Head of Finance and Accounts
Produce high quality work output to required standards
Work effectively to meet deadlines and organize workload and priorities

Perform any other operational or administrative functions as indicated by the Management that may contribute to the overall performance of the Company.
Compensation & Benefits
Standard Company working conditions is applicable
Remuneration is very competitive and negotiable
Very attractive package for suitable candidate

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

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