Accountant, Financial Operations(Supervisory)
Mobile Telephone Networks
Lagos, Nigeria
10d ago

job description

  • To account for all company-wide Financial Operations activities (Fixed Assets, Revenue Management, Expenditure Operations, Business Support and General Ledger), support various divisions on financial issues and maintain commercial relationships with external stakeholders.
  • Review relevant general ledger accounts (Income statement and Balance Sheet), the A.ge analysis of Balance Sheet accounts, relevant general ledger / sub-
  • ledger accounts, reconciliation of weekly and monthly performance reports, relevant schedules and reports for accuracy and completeness in line with set accounting standards.

  • Review and approve journal vouchers and other financial transactions for posting in ERP system.
  • Supervise the implementation of finance policies, processes and procedures and e.nsure strict adherence to established internal controls, MTN PPP’s, IFRS, IAS and GAAP.
  • Work with Financial Operations Manager to prepare departmental budgets and provide support in daily unit administrative activities in line with the strategic objectives.
  • Provide input into relevant management and board papers, review supporting documents / back up schedules to meet audit and regulatory requirements as well as analyse / interpret data to facilitate decision making.
  • Ensure efficient optimisation of databases / systems and prompt resolution of all reconciling items.
  • Monitor and report on key performance indicators in order to meet all month end r.eporting deadlines.
  • Oversee daily operations of the department as well as safeguard company assets and maintain customer / vendor relationships.
  • Coach and train direct reports to ensure understanding of the objectives and goals of the department, awareness of set targets / requirements and identify opportunities for team members.
  • Identify training requirements of team members, develop program to address knowledge gaps and to enrich knowledge repository within the department.
  • Continuously seek self-professional development to sharpen skills and capabilities in a versatile and evolving digital landscape.
  • Foster active collaboration and relationships with employees across all levels and divisions in line with MTN’s VB and values.
  • Maintain a strict control environment and ensure strict compliance with all MTNN policies and procedures.
  • Analyse / prepare relevant information for annual budget and financial forecasting; and assist in managing inter-company relationships.
  • Supervise / review operational cash flow projection and utilization as well as processing of account payable.
  • Work with Financial Operations Manager to identify / rectify error in the entry and remittance of Withholding Tax deductions.
  • Establish trends and benchmarks for cash transactions per accounts and prepare reports to assist with pricing decisions.
  • Review and approve departmental accrual submissions as well as provide detailed investigation and analysis of all accounts.
  • job condition

  • Normal MTNN working conditions
  • May be required to work extended hours
  • Open plan office Experience & Training Education :
  • A first degree in any discipline,a finance and management related degree is desirable.
  • A professional accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA, CPA, CIMA).
  • Fluent in English
  • Experience :

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an area of specialisation; with experience in supervising others
  • Experience working in a medium organization
  • Experience in core accounting function
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office tools
  • Experience in using an ERP system is desirable
  • Experience in Finance functions in the telecommunications industry would be an added advantage
  • Training :

  • Numerate and analytical skills.
  • Effective communication.
  • Assertiveness in workplace.
  • Problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Time management.
  • Personal Effectiveness.
  • Creative thinking.
  • Telecommunication Basics.
  • Knowledge update on accounting and financial standards and best practices. Minimum qualification BA, BSc, BTech or HND
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