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Senior Financial Accountant At JTI

Date Posted: 18/Dec/2013
Deadline: Not Specified

Senior Financial Accountant

POSITION PURPOSE (why the position exists, within what limits and with what objectives): 

To maintain and eventually develop the accounting system of the organization 

To assist the Chief Accountant in the Accounting and Financial reporting of the organization 


1. Check incoming invoices / CN and other accounting documentation in general, for accuracy and compliance with Nigerian regulation (tax) and JTI standards eg. compliance with AML policy etc). 

2. Perform transactional work, cumbersome accounting entries in Navision (excluding Payroll related) in Habanera. 

Journals would be entered but held for your approval /posting (at least initially). 

3. Prepare Month End reconciliations to be approved by chief accountant: 

VAT and WHT returns 

Follow up the certificates 

Interco Accounts 

Other BS accounts (like Accrued Exp / Prepayments, etc routines to be defined in details through acc procedure)up 
Petty Cash (to be Confirmed). 

4. Assist in Month End Closing & Reporting: 

Prepare SRT Journals and TB upload for your review.

5. Other Finance related administrative tasks like 
Administrative tasks linked to relationship with CITI. 

preparing doc for payments 

6. Assist the Chief Accountant in any other Accounting and/or Finance related task as may be required and may be assigned by the Chief Accountant.



• University degree or equivalent 

• Financial qualification 

Work Experience: 

• At least 5 years in a key accounting position 

• Experience in a trading environment (Manufacturing is a plus). 

Languages & Computer Skills:

• Advanced computer skills (MS Office, etc ) 

• Good oral and written English 


• International accounting standards (IFRS). 

• Familiar with internal controls and other finance procedures 

• Knowledge of Accounting Software (SAP would be an asset). 

• Self starter able to work independently 

• Time management skills and ability to work under strict deadlines

• Good communication and analytical skills 

• High degree of probity and integrity 

• Self-motivation, enthusiasm and desire to develop


Email cv/resume : [email protected]

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