Job vacancy Head of Accounts

Allied House 227 Ikorodu Road, Town Planning Ilupeju, Lagos
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23 May, 2023
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Head of Accounts

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Job Introduction
    Adexen was mandated by a leading construction company to recruit an experienced Head of Accounts for their operations in Nigeria. The position is based in Lagos.
    • General supervision of all accounts & finance activities of the group of companies
    • General management of the day-to-day activities of the Accounts and Finance team.
    • Continuous Review of the Company’s accounting Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) in line with best practice and statutory requirements.
    • Drive 100% compliance of accounts team with the Company’s finance and accounts SOP, policies, rules and regulations.
    • Oversee reconciliation of all ledger accounts.
    • Conduct review and evaluations to allow for cost reduction opportunities.
    • Liaise with relevant in-house departments (e.g Contracts, Service..etc) to ensure that all receivables due to the company are invoiced accurately and collected.
    • Provide financial advice and support to all departments as and when necessary, towards proper budget management and cost control.
    • Develop (when required) and maintain a good relationship with Financial Service Providers (banks, insurers, Financial regulatory agencies, etc).
    • Review, Negotiate and Reconcile bank charges.
    • Collate, review and interpret financial data and information with 100% accuracy.
    • Review financial records for predicting financial trends and advising Management towards profit maximization and loss reduction.
Desired Skills and Experience
    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance from a recognised University
    • MBA, MSC in Accounting and Finance
    • ICAN, ACCA, CITN or any other related qualification
    • Minimum 10 years experience in a similar senior position within an international group
    • Knowledge and experience with Opticon ERP accounting module
    • Excellent knowledge of SAP Business one accounting package
    • Excellent knowledge of applicable tax laws and other statutory requirements of companies registered in Nigeria.
    • Knowledge of other West African Countries’ laws and standards would be an added advantage.
    • Excellent knowledge of relevant Accounting standards, best practice protocol and ethics codes
    • French command is a strong plus
    • Large team management experience
We thank all applicants however only those selected will be contacted.
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19 Oct, 2023 (142 days left)

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