Job Vacancies at Stresert Services Limited [4 positions]

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21 Oct, 2016

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Accounting Jobs in Nigeria, Finance Jobs in Nigeria, Human Resources Jobs Nigeria, Information Technology Jobs

Stresert Services Limited – Our client in various sector of the economy, require the services of the following positions below:

Job Title: Information Technology Manager

Job Summary

  • The job holder is responsible for overseeing and managing the company’s information technology projects; coordinates project phases from development to installation; maintains information technology strategies by managing staff; researching and implementing technological strategic solutions.

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage information technology and computer systems.
  • Determine what the organization needs in a network and computer system before it is set up.
  • Install all network hardware and software and make needed upgrades and repairs.
  • Collect data in order to evaluate the network’s or system’s performance and help make the system work better and faster.
  • Ensure security of data, network access and backup systems.
  • Preserves assets by implementing disaster recovery; back-up procedures and information security and control structures.
  • Develop security standards, procedures, and guidelines for multiple platforms.
  • Add users to a network and assign and update security permissions on the network.
  • Accomplishes financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective action.
  • Plan, coordinate, and implement network security measures in order to protect data, software, and hardware.
  • Maintains organization’s effectiveness and efficiency by defining, delivering, and supporting strategic plans for implementing information technologies.
  • Maintain an inventory of parts for emergency repairs.
  • Identify problematic areas and implement strategic solutions in time.
  • Verifies application results by conducting system audits of technologies implemented.
  • Coordinate with vendors and with company personnel in order to facilitate purchases.
  • Maintain logs related to network functions, as well as maintenance and repair records.

Education & Experience

  • B.Sc in Computer Science, MIS or similar field.
  • 4 – 6 years relative experience

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Characteristics:

  • Proven working experience as an IT manager or relevant experience
  • Excellent knowledge of technical management, information analysis and of computer hardware/software systems
  • Expertise in data centre management and data governance
  • Hands-on experience with computer networks, network administration and network installation
  • Ability to manage personnel.

Salary range for the role is between N 2,500,000 – N 4,000,000 / annum.



Job title: Chief Financial Officer

Job Summary

  • The CFO reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and work directly with the Chief Operating Officer (COO) on all strategic and tactical matters as they relate to budget management, cost benefit analysis, forecasting needs and the securing of new funding.
  • The job holder is responsible for the overall financial well-being of the organization by providing financial projections and accounting services; preparing growth plans; directing staff etc.

Job Responsibilities

  • Formulate the company’s future financial direction and support tactical initiatives
  • Monitor and direct the implementation of strategic business plans
  • Develop financial and tax strategies
  • Manage the capital request and budgeting processes
  • Develop performance measures that support the company’s strategic direction


  • Participate in key decisions as a member of the executive management team
  • Maintain in-depth relations with all members of the management team
  • Manage the accounting, human resources, investor relations, legal, tax, and supporting departments
  • Oversee the financial operations of all projects
  • Oversee all purchasing and payroll activity for staff and participants.
  • Manage any third parties to which functions have been outsourced
  • Oversee the company’s transaction processing systems
  • Ensure adequate cash flow to meet the organization’s needs.
  • Implement operational best practices
  • Oversee employee benefit plans, with particular emphasis on maximizing a cost-effective benefits package
  • Supervise acquisition due diligence and negotiate acquisitions

Financial Information:

  • Oversee the issuance of financial information
  • Oversee the production of monthly reports including reconciliations with funders and pension plan requirements, as well as financial statements and cash flow projections for use by Executive management, as well as the Audit/Finance Committee and Board of Directors.
  • Report financial results to the board of directors

Risk Management:

  • Understand and mitigate key elements of the company’s risk profile
  • Monitor all open legal issues involving the company
  • Construct and monitor reliable control systems
  • Maintain appropriate insurance coverage
  • Ensure that the company complies with all financial, legal and regulatory requirements
  • Ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors and government agencies
  • Report risk issues to the appropriate reporting line
  • Maintain relations with external auditors and investigate their findings and recommendations


  • Monitor cash balances and cash forecasts
  • Arrange for debt and equity financing
  • Access the benefits of all prospective contracts and advise the Executive Team on programmatic design and implementation matters.

Third Parties:

  • Participate in meeting with the company’s management/board of directors
  • Maintain banking relationships
  • Represent the company with investment bankers and investors
  • Train the Finance Unit and other staff on raising awareness and knowledge of financial management matters.
  • Any other task given by the line manager.

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Characteristics:

  • Financial Planning and Strategy, Managing Profitability, Strategic Planning, Vision, Quality Management, Promoting Process Improvement, Forecasting, Corporate Finance, Developing Budgets, Financial Modelling Skills, Dealing with Complexity

Education & Experience

  • Completion of a bachelor’s degree at an accredited university.
  • Completion of a master’s degree at an accredited university will be an added advantage.
  • Qualified Chartered Accountant – ICAN/ ACCA
  • 15 years of financial and management experience with the day-to-day financial operations of a very busy / large organization e.g. Telco, FMCG etc

Salary range for the role is between N 16,800,000 – N 20,500,000/ annum



Job Title: Senior Manager (Audit & Control)

Job Summary

  • The job holder is responsible for overseeing internal operating controls, processes and practices.
  • She/he Plans and conducts operational, financial and compliance audits to evaluate the effectiveness of internal controls; determine compliance with selected policies, procedures, and regulations.

Job Responsibilities

  • Accountable for the development and coordination of the organization’s internal auditing activities.
  • Plan internal audit work programmes and setting of control objectives;
  • Develop and implement internal auditing policies, procedures, and program;
  • Investigate and determine causes of irregularities, and errors;
  • Recommend corrective action and suggest improvement;
  • Perform audit engagement in a professional manner and in accordance with the approved work program;
  • Assist external auditors as appropriate;
  • Support activities related to internal audit assessment, operation risk and execution;
  • Prepare audit memos detailing findings/recommendations and assists in the presentation of audit findings/recommendations to management;
  • Recognition of key risk areas, incidents, control issues and assess their impact and recommend actions to enhance control;
  • Prepare formal report, expressing opinions on the adequacy and effectiveness of the system and the efficiency with which audit activities are carried out;
  • Responsible for the timely, accurate completion of all audit work consistent with the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing;
  • Appraise the adequacy of the corrective action taken to improve deficient conditions;
  • Monitoring of compliance with regulatory and statutory requirements;
  • Conduct periodic training workshops to promote awareness of internal controls and to discuss changes in policies that will impact the system flow of information;
  • Other special assignments (e.g. fraud investigations, effectiveness reviews) as and when required.

Performance Indicator:

  • Ensure that the key areas of Company’s activity are reviewed within the approved strategic planning cycle.
  • Complete Audit Assignment within the target time frame and produce Audit report.
  • Reduction in Wastages and cost reduction innovation.
  • Error free Internal Audit Report.
  • Number of Innovative ideas, value addition and suggestions.
  • Preparation of Annual Internal Audit Plan before the end of the year.
  • 100% Achievement of Internal Audit Plan.
  • Follow up on audit finding to ensure full regularization.

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Characteristics:

  • The SMAI should have the ability to identify root causes of business related problems and effectively discuss issues and solutions with senior management;
  • Ability to build relationships while asking tough questions;
  • Strong time management and organizational skills;
  • Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures;
  • The SMAI should have the know-how in Preparing professional, well-written audit reports, with recommendations, appraisals, or analyses that will assist the area’s manager and senior management with proper feedback that adds value over his or her responsibilities.

Education & Experience

  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
  • Qualified Chartered Accountant
  • Degree in Accounting
  • Minimum of 6 – 8 years internal audit experience with a minimum of 3 years at senior management level.
  • MS Office and exposure to ERP systems

Salary range for the role is between N 2,700,000 – N 3,600,000/ annum



Job Title: Head, Human Resources

Job Summary

  • The role is the first point of contact for all employee related issues. The job holder will develop policies, directs and coordinates human resources activities, such as resource planning and employment, compensation, labour relations, benefits, training, and employee services by performing the following duties.

Job Responsibilities

  • Guide and manage the overall provision of Human Resources services, policies, and programs for the entire company.
  • Development of an overall HR business plan with measurable objectives and a budget.
  • Responsible for senior level decision making and both day to day management and strategic direction of the organisation.
  • Develop and implement an annual agenda for HR strategy in line with the business plan.
  • Ensure HR plans support the needs of the business but are also flexible enough to cope with changes in the organisation, as and when they occur.
  • Provide information and reports on data such as staff turnover, references, cost per hire, training hours per person, etc.
  • Conduct training needs analysis and designs and implement a training plan with input from business heads. Manage costs to budget.
  • Ensure all Job Descriptions are kept up to date; create/review JDs as and when necessary.
  • Deal with any performance or grievance issues in a legally compliant and professional way.
  • Overall talent management strategy and implementation including workforce planning, recruiting, interviewing, hiring, training and development; performance planning, management development and improvement; and succession planning.
  • Organization development, change management initiatives, and company-wide culture and environment at work for employees.
  • Oversee employment law compliance and compliance to regulatory concerns.
  • Oversee employee safety, welfare, wellness and health.
  • Responsible for community outreach and the organizations communication.
  • Ensure payroll is completed accurately and to deadline.
  • Manage external executive recruiting agencies, employment agencies, recruiters, and temporary staffing agencies.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of all human resources efforts both financially and in terms of whether they produced the company’s needed objectives and outcomes.
  • Any other duty of similar HR responsibilities.

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Characteristics

  • HR Manager level – must be comfortable working in a standalone environment
  • Can establish credibility and respect and build strong working relationships with department managers. Demonstrable maturity, professionalism and gravitas
  • Ability to recognise the value and responsibility of working in a team, actively supports and develops team members, quick to identify and problem solve any issues
  • Act as a role model for the organisation looks beyond own team as a role model and source of knowledge. Works with others in a collaborative and solutions focused manner to achieve win-win outcomes
  • Able to work to deadlines and adapt to changing conditions ability to generate effective and pragmatic solutions to new situations and problems as they are presented
  • Strong working knowledge of employment law issues and the ability to apply these to a variety of situations using a pragmatic and common sense approach
  • Commercial acumen – has a good overall understanding of company finances and uses this information to push back and support managers in resource and succession planning
  • Able to problem solve both operational and strategic issues through a pragmatic and commercially sound approach
  • Results-focused – understands what is important to staff, clients and management – is committed to achieving goals. Tenacious approach to delivery, quality of output and organisation

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business, or a related field required.
  • Masters Degree in Business or Human Resources Management or a related field preferred.
  • CIPD/CIPM qualification is a must.
  • 12-15 years of progressively more responsible positions in human resources, preferably in a similar industry.

The remuneration is between N 4,500,000 – N 6,000,000 / annum



Application Closing Date
31st October, 2016.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their updated CV’s to:[email protected] using “HR-440” as subject of mail. Wrongly titled applicants will not be considered, please be guided.

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