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Job Vacancy At Japaul Oil& Maritime Services Plc

Date Posted: 01/Apr/2014
Deadline: Not Specified
  • Specialization Engineering
  • Industry
  • Experience 0 year(s)
  • Location Nigeria

Group Chief Accountant

Job description

Lead a large team of Accountants spread across Nigeria and the Middle East operating in different industries as listed above, this role is concerned with providing a high standard of accurate and timely subsidiary and consolidated accounting and financial information to the Management and Board of Directors for the purposes of management control and to meet statutory requirements for the Group. The team is also required to deal quickly and flexibly with ad-hoc requirements, and work to tight deadlines. The role also involves frequent liaison with the Executive Directors acting as Supervising Director for subsidiaries, Group Heads, Clients, regulatory authorities, etc. Generate monthly Group Operating Reports, forecasts, half and full year statutory accounts, annual Group budget and Divisional budget presentation schedules, ensuring timeliness, accuracy, relevance, good presentation and compliance with group policies. Knowledge of IFRS accounting standards and other statutory requirements in the areas of operation is mandatory. Maintain technical knowledge of IFRS and provide advice on statutory reporting requirements. Required to collate, interpret and analyse Accounting and Financial information and offer regular and timely advice to management on trends, behaviours, reactions and developments with implication for business operations.

Hold accountability for the preparation and analysis of monthly group balance sheet, monitor and report on key project related expenditure and provide accounting guidance to the General Managers on same as required and will be the point of contact on accounting matters and will be able to communicate accounting matters and their implications across the group.  Coordinate the preparation of group statutory accounts and supporting the group audit planning activities. Reporting under IFRS, be responsible for the compliance in financial reporting and will contribute to on-going development of financial reporting requirements, through the development and implementation of effective group accounting & financial controls and policies.

Desired Skills and Experience

Minimum 12 years handson work experience, half of which must be in similar position in a well-structured organization. Group experience will be an advantage. BSc/HND in Accounting and ACA/ACCA qualified. Be IT literate with a good knowledge of Excel. Master’s degree level in Financial Management related field plus Professional Accounting Qualification – ACA,CIMA, CPA, ACCA. Demonstrate excellent attention to details, accuracy, ability to work to tight deadlines, and analytical ability. Knowledge and familiarity with accounting software packages like Sunsystem, etc

Mostly experinced in the treatment of transactions

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