Accounting Jobs in Nigeria: Vacancy for Financial Reporting Accountant at Lekki Concession Company
Lekki Concession Company is an initiative of ARM Group of Companies is a Special Purpose Vehicle set up specifically to execute the Lekki Toll Road Concession Project.
Lekki Concession Company is in the process of recruiting a Financial Reporting Accountant.
Job Title: Financial Reporting Accountant
Apply principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports by compiling information, preparing profit and loss statements, and utilizing appropriate accounting control procedures for the Lekki Concession Company Ltd (“LCC”) and for the the project.
Reports to: Head of Finance
Lead a team of staff responsible for the production of management accounts and reports
Compile and analyze financial information to prepare entries to accounts and produce relevant financial and management reports
General ledger accounting; Subsidiary Ledgers Accounting
Documentation of business transactions
Maintain, and coordinate the implementation of accounting and accounting control procedures. Provide accounting policy orientation for all stakeholders
Analyze and review budgets and expenditures for both LCCL and the Projects.
Monitor and review accounting and related system reports for accuracy and completeness.
Supervise the input and handling of financial data and reports for the company’s automated financial systems
Monitor and ensure comparability of actual costs and expenses with both Financial and operating Costs models; and reporting variances as they occur
Interact with internal and external auditors in completing audits. Ensure maintenance of effective internal controls to assure safeguarding of assets and reliability of financial statements.
Ensure compliance with any and all financial, lenders and contract reporting requirements for the company and regulatory agencies.
Ensure complete and up-to-date operating procedures for all accounting and financial controls.
Other Reporting Responsibilities
B Sc Graduate with minimum 8 years accounting post-ICAN/ACCA experience. MBA desired.
10+ years prior accounting/finance related job experience, including at fairly senior level.
Experience managing financials in a project-oriented environment is a plus
Experience of implementing accounting / financial ERP systems a plus.
Experience in a customer service environment is a plus
Knowledge of Nigerian GAAP, IFRS, regulatory practices, and company policy.
Excellent quantitative, analytical and problem solving skills.
Excellent planning, time management and organizing skills.
Strong attention to detail.
Demonstrated ability to present complex financials to executive leadership.
Advanced knowledge of MS Office especially spreadsheet and presentation software required.
Knowledge and experience of financial ERP systems a plus.
Experience with financial tracking and control aspects of project management.
Familiarity with financial tracking and control tools and concepts.
Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including GAAP.
Knowledge of financial and accounting software applications.
Knowledge of federal and state financial regulations.
Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections.
Ability to work effectively individually and as part of a team.
Ability to coach, motivate and lead others.
Good written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to proactively identify process improvement opportunities and engage in implementing improvements.
Capable of being entrusted with “Confidential” information.
Ability to cultivate an environment focused on customer satisfaction.
Ability to establish career development plans with direct reports by identifying development goals, milestones and measures.
Demonstrated ability to “think outside of the box” while identifying problems and recommending solutions.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, effectively balancing multiple concurrent assignments.
Lenders to LCC
Federal and State tax authorities
LCC Senior & Executive Management Team
LCC Project Delivery Managers
LCC Business Partners
LCC Contractors and Key Suppliers
Interested applicants should apply below by clicking Apply for this jobs button or to send CV to AdminHR@lcc.com.ng.
Application Deadline is 20th December 2011
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