Systems Accountant
Lagos, NG
4d ago


  • Degree / diploma in accounting bookkeeping knowledge, including posting journal entries is essential. Applied knowledge of IFRS15 / ASC606 (revenue recognition) will be beneficial
  • Advanced Excel report writing skills, including using VBA
  • Proven experience with SAP Business Objects 4.0, including designing and building reports to meet end user needs
  • Excellent analytical skills, a strong ability for problem solving and able to think outside the box
  • Maintains a high degree of accuracy in both data capturing (cross-referencing and checking documentation) and providing information
  • Excellent time management skills and able to handle multiple requests at a time
  • Demonstrates initiative by seeking quality improvements within work processes
  • Able to handle conflict and respectfully push back as and when required
  • Clear communication and presentation skills prior experience with hosting / facilitating training sessions
  • Experience working with multiple currencies and intercompany transactions
  • Must be able to work in a high-pressure environment
  • Must be self-motivated and disciplined to work remotely
  • At least 3 years in a systems / similar role specifically working with an ERP
  • Note : Employment in all the Dalberg offices is conditional on the candidate having or independently obtaining the requisite authorization to live and work in that country.


  • Handle day-to-day queries on the ERP (Deltek Maconomy) must be able to devise and post correcting accounting entries when required, and advise staff on corrections to be made because of system errors
  • Facilitate trainings on the system, and create, update, and maintain training guides. Provide ongoing training and mentoring to staff in the understanding and use of the financial systems
  • Support implementation of new system modules, including doing own initial testing to determine if the implementation is working to spec, coordinate user acceptance testing ( UAT ), provide feedback to vendor etc.
  • Support with system upgrades and general updates working with the ERP vendor for a smooth rollout within the firm
  • Support with the integration and rollout of new systems as and when required
  • Support / lead projects that enhance the ability to deliver on the financial function requirements
  • Recommend, document, test and implement process improvements where identified, and ensure all processes are in line with best practices and internal policies
  • Provide complete handover including documented processes of any financial system improvements to the relevant owner / s in the finance team
  • Host periodic refresher training sessions on the ERP and any other financial systems implemented
  • Support with building BO reports to meet end user needs
  • Support with providing data extracts in easy-to-read formats for audit purposes
  • Build, maintain and roll forward the budgeting and forecasting tools in Excel
  • Design and implement other financial models to assist finance staff with their financial reporting and analysis
  • Support line manager with building financial models as and when necessary and according to specs provided
  • Support with annual / biannual system updates such as loading new rate cards, importing promotions etc.
  • Open / close periods in the system and run annual year-end close process once periods are locked
  • Ensure services are delivered in an effective and customer-focused way, and that effective working relationships are maintained with key stakeholders
  • Other ad hoc system-related matters and requests
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