Monday, 25 January 2016

Senior Financial Account at Vodafone Nigeria

Vodafone Group Enterprise (VGE) is our Global organisation, committed to providing innovative products and services to enable multi-national organisations to stay agile and competitive - wherever in the world they do business. We are on a journey to pioneer a world of total communications solutions, where fixed, mobile, voice and data will all become one mobility solution and are able to help our clients do 'more with less' by empowering employees to work more flexibly and efficiently.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Senior Financial Account 

Ref No: 0803/FIN/SFA/NIG
Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full-time
Employment Type: Permanent

Job Descriptions
  • Responsible for General ledger accounts management and reconciliation. Ensure that Balance sheet reconciliations are completed for review by the Chief Accountant and the Finance Director on a monthly basis;
  • Assisting in timely completion of the high quality monthly reports;
  • Adherence to monthly closing checklist and closing calendar;
  • Assist the Chief Accountant in preparing internal management reporting to the Executive Management and the board of directors as directed from time to time;
  • Assist the Chief Accountant in the preparation of the monthly, quarterly and annual management reports;
  • Support month and year end close process;
  • Assist in ensuring timely completions of Internal and External Audits. Respond to queries from auditors and ensure implementation of all recommendations raised during the audit;
  • Assist ad-hoc analysis requests from the Chief Accountant;
  • Assist in the provision of financial analysis and preparation of annual budgets, forecasts and projections;
  • Accomplishes department and organization mission by completing related results as needed;
  • Ensure accurate preparation and submission of VBN HFM Reports to Group;
  • Analyzing general ledger accounts, to identify costs that should be capitalized and included in fixed assets;
  • Completing standardized forms to set up entries on the fixed asset register, or in the asset management system;
  • Preparing capitalization entries;
  • Monitoring reports to ensure that assets are correctly entered into the fixed assets sub-ledger;
  • Completing forms to record transfers of equipment from one department to another;
  • Relocations of equipment, sales, disposals, thefts, and other losses;
  • Reconciling the fixed asset register or sub-ledger, or the subsidiary asset management system to the general ledger control account for each class of fixed assets, and resolving any reconciling items;
  • Preparing depreciation schedules and making accounting entries to record depreciation expense;
  • Keeping files of all supporting documentation for fixed assets and capital projects;
  • Generation of capital projects lists and reports of capitalized assets, values, and depreciation;
  • Maintaining schedules and files of insurance policies on fixed assets;
  • Providing information for fixed asset reporting, such as summarizing financial activity for inclusion in the property, plant and equipment section of the financial statements;
  • Providing information for the preparation of tax schedules for depreciation and for gains and losses on the sale or exchange of fixed assets;
  • Controlling assets that are not capitalized but for which a control register is maintained, such as tools and small equipment;
  • Coordinating the physical inventory process for fixed assets;
  • Reviews of asset activity for compliance with company policy; and
  • Other duties as assigned by the Chief Accountant.
  • Strong technical accounting skills including a depth of knowledge of IFRS and its business application
  • Exceptional analytical problem solving skills
  • Attention to details
  • Highly organized and efficient
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Exceptional modelling skill
  • Ability to work under pressures and deadline driven
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to research and report on various technical accounting issues.
  • Very comfortable with Microsoft office applications and SAGE Accounting Packages
  • Big 4 audit firm experience highly desired
  • ACA/ACCA qualified with at least 7+ years cognate corporate reporting experience
Application Closing Date

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online