GL & Financial Reporting Accountant
PZ Cussons
lagos, NG
6d ago
source : Mrjobsnaija

PZ Cussons's job vacancy, Career and Recruitment

Job title : GL & Financial Reporting Accountant jobs in Lagos Job Location : Lagos Deadline : August 20, 2022

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  • Why does the job exist?
  • Proper maintenance of monthly actual financial report to enable an objective comparison with company's forecast and budgets
  • To serve as a control to all financial entries going into the system from all other departments, factories, or depots.
  • To take ownership of all the balances and accounts in the Operating statement and Balance sheet.
  • To ensure that the accounts of the company are complete, accurate and valid at all times,
  • complying with all applicable internal and external accounting standards / regulatory requirement and properly reconciled
  • Reporting Relationships :

  • Peer Relationships
  • Attach organization chart showing manager and direct reports as well as peers
  • Reports to Finance Controller
  • Peers are Financial Analyst and other financial reporting accountant.
  • Dimensions :

  • Turnover of unit
  • Budget responsibility
  • Other
  • Principal Accountabilities :

  • The key outputs of the job
  • List in priority order if possible, typically 8-10
  • NOT a task list
  • Any requirement for organizing & planning including own work and the allocation of resources
  • Typical decisions made and if they are advisory or directly responsible for the outcome
  • Updating of Group reporting pack on Oracle Smart View / FCCS relating to month End Cash voucher / IOU verification Working with external / Internal auditors for smooth running of statutory audit exercise.
  • Monthly Standard provision - Preparation of journal and posting of same on SAP Accurate monthly accruals / provision.
  • Reclassification, adjustments & correction consequent upon review of account.
  • Trend Analysis of Profit and Loss accounts and Balance Sheet Prompt completion and circulation of monthly management accounts.
  • Preparation of the Management Information Report in line with local and international standards (IFRS).

  • Working closely with Analysts and Factory Accountants in reviewing the accounts to clarify issues and take appropriate steps.
  • Review and preparation of Nig Operating Statement & Balance Sheet( SAP & Exec pack) Review & reconciliation of Balance Sheet accounts Liaise with other department;
  • Account payable, cash office, Treasury, Tax, Wages, credit control, inventory, procurement during investigations for documents used in posting transactions to Ledger.

  • Review asset / liability accounts to ascertain their completeness, accuracy, valuation and existence
  • Internal & External Relationships :

  • Identify the most significant ones
  • Attach a preferred suppliers list if available
  • Detail which networks the jobholder will be part of e.g. finance, category
  • External :

  • External auditors
  • Internal :

  • All departments
  • Qualifications

  • HND, B.Sc. Accountancy
  • A professional accounting qualification such as ACA(ICAN), ACCA, CPA, ICAEW, etc
  • Computer expertise especially in MS Word, MS Excel
  • Technical / Professional Experience :

  • 3 years minimum work experience
  • Good knowledge of International Accounting Standard
  • Good Knowledge of Group Accounting policies
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Very good knowledge of basic principles of accounting
  • Experience in working with company's enterprise Financial system SAP
  • Knowledge, Skills & Experience Needed :

  • List any qualifications required to do the job
  • Be specific about the experience needed
  • Focus on type of experience not the time served
  • Job Context & Special Features :

  • Explain any special features or context in which the job operates
  • Detail any language or mobility requirements.
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