Career Opportunity at Airtel Nigeria - Jobs in Nigeria

Career Opportunity at Airtel Nigeria

Posted on :

13 Oct, 2016

Category :

Accounting Jobs in Nigeria, Finance Jobs in Nigeria, Telecom Jobs in Nigeria

Airtel Nigeria (Airtel Networks Limited), a leading mobile telecommunication services provider in Nigeria and a member of Airtel Africa Group, is committed to providing innovative, exciting, affordable and quality mobile services to Nigerians, giving them the freedom to communicate, rise above their daily challenges and drive economic and social development.

A truly innovative company, Airtel has showed resilience, charting new paths in meeting the demands and needs of its esteemed stakeholders and enhancing distribution as well as providing affordable services to empower more Nigerians.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Manager, Financial Reporting & Compliance
Location: Nigeria

Job Purpose
To establish, implement and maintain the Financial Reporting processes and procedures to an acceptable standard in conformity with all applicable accounting policies including Company and Group policy, IAS, IFRS, Nigerian Accounting Standards.

Duties and Responsibilities
Standardized and compliant accounting standard:

  • Ensures accurate revenue reporting while building in validation mechanics to report correctly
  • Drive OPEX productivity
  • Ensure accuracy of Fixed Asset Register
  • Ensure accuracy of General Ledger Accounting
  • Ensure sanity checks and delivery of monthly Financial Report
  • Ensure accuracy and timely submission of group reporting requests

Financial Governance by developing and implementing control policies and procedures:

  • Develop and implement financial control policies and procedures
  • Identify and provide short to medium term tactical direction in ensuring financial processes are implemented
  • Develop a review mechanism to ensure and measure compliance

Effective Debtors and Creditors Management:

  • Identify and formulate Strategies to help drive Collections and Bad Debts performance as well as creditors’ management
  • Business partners relationship management

Accurate and prompt year-end financial closure and auditing:

  • Ensure timely completion and coordination of Quarterly Audits with no qualification or material adjustments
  • Review, preparation and Corporate Governance compliance on Annual Audited Financial Statements
  • Liaison with External Auditors and ensuring a clean audit opinion always

Improved Team Engagement Score:

  • Regular communication and feedback mechanism to foster work balance
  • Leading by example

Formulation and effective implementation of the Directorate’s STRAP:

  • Coordinate the delivery of the directorates 5+5 accurately, in time and in line with budget

Relevant Skill and Experience

  • A University degree in Finance/Economics or related field
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office suite, Sound Financial Accounting knowledge
  • Professional accounting qualification (CFA, ACCA, ACA )
  • Minimum of 10 years of industry track record mostly gained in International, blue chip environments
  • Telecom experience is desirable
  • Minimum of 5 years senior level experience of overseeing finance function at National level
  • Strong ethics, hands on approach, cultural awareness, business acumen and good communication skills

 

 

Application Deadline
2oth October,2016

 

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should click below to apply online

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