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Etisalat Nigeria Is Recruiting -2 New Positions

Date Posted: 26/Mar/2014
Deadline: 08/Apr/2014

Manager.General Ledger

 

Job Summary

  • This position manages relevant general ledger accounts and ensures they are properly stated at all times and that all assets and liabilities are properly disclosed in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
  • This position will lead and manage the general accounting transactions, monthly close process and assist in financial statement preparation.
  • It provides guidance on regular performance reporting for management.

 

Principal Functions

 

  • Provide leadership in guiding the general ledger staff and other internal stakeholders on periodic internal and external audits and other statutory and regulatory requirements.
  • Establish and manage effective relationships with key internal and external stakeholders on accounting for the business transactions.
  • Keep abreast of global and local best practice as it relates to the unit's activities.
  • Manage required resources (personnel and others) to achieve the unit's goals.
  • Monitor financial procedures and controls in the light of identified risks and gaps.
  • Applies working knowledge and technical accounting principles and practices, financial close processes and controls and financial statement preparation to daily work
  • Demonstrate appreciable working knowledge of IFRS, Nigerian GAAP and other relevant rules and regulations pertaining to the telecommunications industry.
  • Provide input into the unit's annual budget.
  • Manage an enhanced financial transaction posting process to ensure that company's financial information is of agreed quality and integrity.
  • Manage inter departmental collaboration within Etisalat to ensure that all financial information is complete and correctly captured in the books of accounts.
  • Review reconciliation of Balance Sheet ledger balances.
  • Review the business divisions' inputs into the company's accrual/commitments.
  • Assist with accounting for non-recurring transactions and review of qualification of costs in accordance with company policy.
  • Provide research, guidance and technical memos to business function within the organisation.
  • Research and implement new accounting standards.
  • Develop and maintain an effective relationship with the external auditors to support external financial reporting, audit and tax requirements.
  • Review and approve relevant general ledger system journal entries.
  • Review monthly reports of OPEX spend.
  • Understand and ensure compliance with IFRS, International Accounting Standards (IAS) and relevant GAAP.
  • Responsible for month-end, quarter-end and year-end close processes and provision of month-end schedules as requested.
  • Analyse general ledger account balances and provide variance analysis.
  • Assist Financial Planning Analysis with Budgeting and Strategic Planning Process.
  • Provide generalised financial information and assistance to employees and management.
  • Update and/or develop general accounting instructions/manual.
  • Assist with the implementation of accounting policies and procedures.
  • Provide periodic written reports and verbal updates on the status of routine activities and special projects.
  • Coordinate staff activities within the unit.
  • Provide support to Business managers and other staff members on financial issues.
  • Ensure adequate training and development of team members to upgrade their skills and knowledge.
  • Plan and coordinate all activities within span of control, shifting personnel between job assignments as required to achieve group objectives.
  • Use individual initiative and personal problems solving skills in resolving all but the most significant issues

 

 

Educational Requirements

  • First degree in a relevant discipline from a recognized university.
  • Post Graduate degree - an added advantage

 

Experience,Skills & Competencies

  • Professional qualification (CIMA, CFA, ACCA, ICAN, etc)
  • 6 to 8 years work experience, with at least 3 years in a supervisory role

 

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Specialist.Supplier Reconciliation

Job Summary

  • This position is responsible for the accuracy and integrity of the supplier sub-ledgers on the general ledger and ensures they are properly stated at all times and that all assets and liabilities are properly disclosed in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
  • This position will manage the supplier accounting transactions and monthly reconcile the sub-accounts to assist in financial statement preparation.
  • It provides guidance on resolution of reconciling items.

 

Principal Functions

 

  • Keep abreast of global and local best practice as it relates to the unit's activities.
  • Monitor financial procedures and controls in the light of identified risks and gaps.
  • Applies working knowledge and technical accounting principles and practices, financial close processes and controls and financial statement preparation to daily work.
  • Demonstrate appreciable working knowledge of IFRS, Nigerian GAAP and other relevant rules and regulations pertaining to the telecommunications industry.
  • Monitor financial transaction posting process to ensure that company's financial information is of agreed quality and integrity.
  • Coordinate the reconciliation of all supplier sub-ledgers.
  • Ensure the accuracy of all payable accounts in the general ledger
  • Ensure the preparation and accuracy of the Accounts Payable Ageing report.
  • Investigate all reconciling items on Supplier sub-ledgers.
  • Collaborate with the Accounts Payable unit to resolve reconciling items in a timely manner.
  • Coordinate monthly reconciliation review meeting with Top 10 vendors.
  • Responsible for managing external and internal stakeholder expectation and resolving queries.
  • Review and ensure that supplier invoices and payments are properly computed and are appropriately booked in the Enterprise Resource Program (ERP).
  • Review relevant general ledger and suppliers sub-ledger accounts.
  • Maintain an effective relationship with the external auditors to support external financial reporting.
  • Responsible for month-end, quarter-end and year-end close processes and provision of month-end reports as requested.
  • Update general leader accounting procedures/manual.
  • Provide support to Accounts Payable and other staff members on financial issues relevant to suppliers outstanding.
  • Use individual initiative and personal problems solving skills in resolving issues.
  • Ensure compliance with IFRS, International Accounting Standards (IAS) and relevant GAAP.

 

 

Educational Requirements

 

  • A first degree in any discipline, but a finance and management related degree is desirable.

 

Experience,Skills & Competencies

 

  • Relevant professional qualification (ICAN, CIMA, CFA, ACCA) - added advantage.
  • 3 to 5 years post NYSC experience in core accounting functions.
  • A demonstrated skill with Microsoft Office products and experience in using an Oracle Financial system.

 

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