Jobs in a Leading Information and Communication Technology Firm | April 2017

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B. Adedipe Associates Limited – Our client, a leading Information and Communications Technology firm in Nigeria, is recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Financial Analyst
Location: Lagos

  • Manage the preparation of the company’s budget
  • Interpret the company’s financial results to management and recommend improvement activities
  • Compile key business metrics and report on them to management
  • Review company bottlenecks and recommend changes to improve the overall level of company output
  • Participate in target costing activities to create products that meet predetermined price goals
  • Assist in the determination of product pricing in relation to features offered and competitor pricing
  • Manage the capital budgeting process, based on constraint analysis and discounted cash flow analysis
  • Carry out business modeling and risk assessments
  • Monitor and maintain track of developments in the foreign exchange market.
  • Maintain and monitor across banks the short term deposit interest rates and advise management accordingly.
  • Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures
  • Oversee the operations of the Finance Unit
  • Engage in ongoing cost reduction analyses in all areas of the company
  • Forecast cash flow positions, the implied borrowing needs or funds available for investment
  • Ensure that sufficient funds are available to meet operational and capital investment requirements
  • Use appropriate hedging instruments to mitigate financial risks related to the interest rates on the company’s borrowings, as well as on its foreign exchange positions
  • Review the performance of competitors and report on key issues to management
  • Engage in benchmarking studies to establish areas of potential operational improvement
  • Assist management in the formulation of its overall strategic direction

Qualifications, Experience and Skills 

  • A minimum of B.Sc. or HND in Accounting or related fields.
  • A member of ICAN, ACCA. Certification on any Financial Modeling application is an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 5-7 years work experience and at least three (3) years of progressive management experience in a similar role.
  • Demonstrable, excellent record of Integrity
  • Ability to exercise diplomacy and build partnerships and consensus, within teams and among other stakeholders.
  • Ability to examine and re-engineer operations and procedures, formulate policy, and develop and implement new strategies and procedures
  • Good networking and interpersonal skills
  • Good communication skills across all levels
  • Excellent knowledge of financial regulations, including taxation and government regulatory and reporting requirements
  • Excellent knowledge of financial accounting, budgeting, control, and reporting principles, methods, techniques, and standards
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Age not more than 40 years

Job Title: Internal Auditor

  • Perform and control the full audit cycle, including risk management and control management to ensure operations effectiveness, financial reliability and compliance with all applicable directives and regulations.
  • Determine internal audit scope and develop annual audit plans.
  • Prepare annually a risk-based audit plan and resource estimate that are consistent with the organisation’s goals, and obtain approval of the MD/CEO.
  • Plan, organise and execute approved assurance and consulting engagements to assess the adequacy of management systems for controlling, risk management, administration, budgetary and financial management and information technology governance, and report the results of the engagements.
  • Advise the MD on any matters relating to the Internal Audit, organisational risk management, controls and governance.
  • Provide an official report quarterly to the MD/CEO concerning the Internal Audit programmes and activities.
  • Maintain a strong commitment to the implementation and perpetuation of the workplace safety programmes, values and ethics.
  • Obtain, analyse and evaluate accounting documentation, previous reports, data, flowcharts etc.
  • Prepare and present reports that reflect audit’s results and document process.
  • Act as an objective source of independent advice to ensure validity, legality and goal achievement.
  • Identify loopholes and recommend risk aversion measures and cost savings.
  • Follow-up on the implementation of the audit recommendations and ensure that improvements are made to reduce the residual risks to appropriate levels.
  • Assist in the formulation of appropriate anti-fraud policy, code of ethics and their implementation.
  • Conduct special audit inspections and examinations at the request of the MD/CEO.
  • Develop and establish professional Internal Audit practices within the organisation and ensure that these are consistent with International Professional Practices Framework.
  • Maintain open communication with management and Board Audit Committee.
  • Conduct follow up audits to monitor management’s interventions.
  • Engage in continuous knowledge development on the sector’s rules, regulations, best practices, tools, techniques and performance standards.

Qualifications, Experience and Skills 

  • A minimum of B.Sc or HND in Accounting or related fields.
  • A member of ICAN, IIA or CIA
  • Logical approach to identifying and evaluating issues and problem solving
  • Well-developed organisational skills with the ability to prioritise multiple assignments
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good communication skills across all levels
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Minimum of 6 years work experience in an audit function
  • Excellent knowledge of Accounting application software
  • Strong analytical ability
  • Age not more than 40 years

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications with a detailed Curriculum Vitaes and contact phone numbers (preferably a GSM number) to: [email protected]

Application Deadline: 28th April, 2017.  

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Anonymous April 17, 2017 - 9:53 pm

thanks for this

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Terkuma John April 17, 2017 - 9:53 pm

You are welcome