General Ledger and Tax Lead
Lagos, Nigeria
5d ago

Job description

Enjoying together around good food" defines the essence of GBfoods, the group that brings together the multi-local reality and the entrepreneurial and innovative spirit that has accompanied the various companies and local brands that shape it since its creation 80 years ago.

Today, with a turnover of around 1 billion euros and a team of 2400 employees , GBfoods is present in Spain, Italy, Netherlands, Russia, CIS Republics, in 30 countries in Africa and the Middle East through prestigious brands as Gallina Blanca, Star, Jumbo, Grand'Italia and Gino.

Role & Responsibilities :

We are looking for a General Ledger and Tax Lead for our Shared Business Services who will be responsible for preparing journal entries, reconciling financial statements and accounts and ensure data accuracy is consistent with the company’s policies and strategy.

Essential Functions :

  • General accounting manual postings
  • Intercompany reconciliations
  • Statutory financial audits and coordination
  • Legal books archive
  • Monthly closings
  • Annual reporting packages
  • Transfer price management
  • Insurance management
  • Direct and indirect taxes
  • Management of Custom duties and Tax Audits
  • Renting, grants, others
  • Help in Budget and Estimates preparation processes.
  • Any other activity related to finance not specifically described here.
  • What can you expect from us?

    Being part of a multinational company that prides itself with leading brands recognized in their respective countries by consumers and the entire industry.

    What do we expect from you?

    We expect someone who shares in our values, motivated and willing to grow.


    Required Education & Experience :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting / Finance or related field
  • Accounting professional certification is a MUST
  • Extensive experience in preparing cash forecasts and cash flow analyses.
  • Strong understanding of debits / credits and accounting principles.
  • Minimum of 4 years of General Ledger and Journal Entries experience.
  • Must have intermediate-advanced level Excel skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to resolve complex problems with multiple variables.
  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail.
  • Strong skills in working with expenses, accounting and ability to reconcile accounts.
  • Must be a strong team player, highly motivated and able to work under pressure during peak periods.
  • Required Skills, Knowledge & Competencies :

  • Proven ability to calculate, post and manage accounting figures and financial records
  • Demonstrated organizational skills, attention to detail, and accuracy
  • Hands-on experience with spreadsheets and Accounting software
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, hands-on environment
  • Ability to navigate ambiguity and work with minimal supervision
  • Confidence to state an independent point of view and superior influencing skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Interested in process improvement.
  • Willing to adapt quickly to quick changes in direction.
  • Internally motivated to seek out answers, generate ideas, and develop new skills.
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