Vacancies at PeoplePrime

Posted on :

24 May, 2016

Category :

Accounting Jobs in Nigeria

PeoplePrime & PeopleTemp are sister companies at the forefront of “Search, Selection and Talent Management” in Nigeria. Think of us as two halves of a whole, committed to providing quality service in the placement and management of temporary, contract, permanent and outsourced staff. We have established a solid reputation, attracting a roster of top clients and professionals who turn to us time and again because we deliver results. Both clients and job seekers benefit from our wide network of contacts across diverse sectors, from government to financial services, oil & gas to telecommunications.

Job Title:  Risk and Compliance Manager
Job description

  • Coordinate, implement and oversee all risk management activities, ensuring best practices.
  • Plan, design and implement an overall risk management process for the organization.
  • Undertake the business’s risk analysis and document results.
  • Develop, maintain and review a risk register.
  • Carry out processes such as purchasing insurance, implementing health and safety measures and making business continuity plans to limit risks.
  • Risk reporting in an appropriate way for different audiences, e.g. board of directors to ensure proper understanding of highly significant risks, to business heads to ensure awareness of risks relevant to their parts of the business and to individuals to ensure understanding and accountability for individual risks.
  • Corporate governance involving external risk-reporting to stakeholders.
  • Communicate and promote required risk management activities.
  • Undertake risk management projects as required.
  • Perform controls assessment.
  • Develop and review relevant risk management documents.
  • Risk assessment, which involves analyzing risks as well as identifying, describing and estimating the risks affecting the business.
  • Risk evaluation, which involves comparing estimated risks with criteria established by the organization such as costs, legal requirements and environmental factors, and evaluate the organization’s previous risk-handling procedures.
  • Providing support, education and training to staff to build risk awareness within the organization.


  • Ensure compliance with internal policies, relevant contracts/agreements and all legal and regulatory requirements in accordance with an internal compliance plan, as well as Government policies and regulations.
  • Investigate and report compliance breaches, and identify and document agreed upon remedial actions.
  • Monitor legislative developments and practices within the industry which may impact on the organization, particularly in areas of governance, investment, finance and auditing.
  • Ensure the organization’s compliance framework complies with Government requirements.
  • Ensure compliance with the rules and regulations of all funders/donors.
  • Develop, maintain and review the compliance plan; putting systems in place to ensure compliance in key risk areas in Human Resources, Performance Management, Procurement and Travel.
  • Perform compliance reviews as required under the compliance plan and report results to the CEO.


  • Act as the primary day-to-day contact for the outsourced external audit provider(s).
  • Conduct audits of policy and compliance to standards, including liaison with external auditors.
  • Facilitate internal audit reviews, including organizing meetings with relevant organization’s staff and external service providers.
  • Provide initiatives to colleagues, and internal and external auditors.
  • Implement, support and audit relevant quality assurance systems across the organization.
  • Develop and draft internal audit plans in conjunction with the CEO for presentation to the Board of Trustees.


  • Review grants budget proposal and related documents, and ensure compliance with organizational policies and procedures/grant guidelines and donor requirements.
  • Review quarterly grants table, monitor the status of grants spending, highlight the concern of under/overspend of grants and coordinate with grants focal point person to take action.


  • Review quarterly grants table, monitor the status of grants spending, highlight the concern of under/overspend of grants and coordinate with grants focal point person to take action.
  • Continuously improve systems & procedures to enhance internal controls and satisfy audit requirements.
  • Maintain an inventory file to support purchases of all equipment/assets.
  • Providing support and encouraging development of the organization’s work and staff.
  • Ensure that all work is delivered within the budgetary and resource constraints of the organization and will be responsible for tracking and fulfilling all reporting requirements.
  • Reconcile indicative grants budget, and update rolling budget and submit to the CEO.
  • Monitor expenditure of petty cash and ensure records on file are up-to-date.
  • Any other duties or ad-hoc tasks assigned by the CEO.

Required Skills and Competencies

  • Experience in positions of increasing responsibility in the field of accounting, finance, budgeting and administration.
  • Hands-on and practical approach to solving problems.
  • Ability to multitask/manage diverse range of functions simultaneously.
  • Well-developed analytical skills.
  • Ability to display exceptional level of professionalism.
  • Ability to establish rapport with a wide range of professionals.
  • Leadership skills.
  • Planning and organizational skills.
  • Presentation skills.
  • Interpersonal skills.
  • Communication and listening skills.
  • Experience in external or internal audit, compliance, or risk management is required.
  • Knowledge of internal audit methodology, approach, techniques and management practices.
  • Knowledge of risk management as well as governance and compliance philosophies, policies and management practices.
  • Report writing dealing with detailed, complex and technical concepts.
  • Knowledge of financial and accounting policies and procedures.
  • Good interpretation of legislative and relevant public and industry specific private sector operations (Acts, Regulations, Professional Standards).
  • Knowledge of industry standards relating to funds management.
  • PC word processing, spreadsheet and data base preparation and evaluation skills.

Desired Personal Attributes

  • Strong ethics and high level of integrity/reliability.
  • Responsibility and accountability.
  • Self-starter.
  • Result-oriented.
  • Innovation and strategic thinking.
  • Proactive.
  • Team Player.
  • Flexibility/Openness to fresh ideas and change.
  • Attention to details.

Prerequisites (minimum requirement)

  • Bachelor of Science (BSc)
  • Higher National Diploma (HND)
  • 8 – 12 years

Job Title:  Management Controller
Key Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Manage the period close process, coordinate with departments and maintain systems to ensure accurate accruals and balance sheet reconciliations are in line with internal and corporate deadlines.
  • Provide weekly/monthly sales reports and product profitability analysis to support sales and marketing team in strategic business decisions.
  • Manage external audit process.
  • Responsible for safeguarding integrity of registrations, monitor and follow-up on irregularities.
  • Execute ad-hoc investigate on request of Finance Director.
  • Manage general ledger function and month end/year end close process.
  • Review sales Profit and loss account: actual against budgeted performances and prepare reports explaining variations.
  • Produce and analyze a detailed report on overheads each month as well as journal adjustments and accruals.

Required Skills and Competencies

  • Good working experience utilizing SAP or a recognized ERP software.
  • Proficiency in the use of Mircosoft Excel package.
  • Analytical skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of accounting and manufacturing principles.
  • Hands-on and practical approach to solving problems.
  • Working knowledge of production control procedures.

Desired Personal Attributes

  • Result oriented
  • Proactive
  • Ability to work independently
  • Integrity and Reliability
  • Team Builder
  • Pays attention to details
  • Self-starter
  • Flexible and willing to learn

Prerequisites (minimum requirement)

  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) – Second Class Lower
  • Higher National Diploma (HND) – Upper Credit
  • Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria (ICAN)
  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • 8 – 12 years

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