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  • Posted: Jun 29, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • The Dangote Group is one of the most diversified business conglomerates in Africa with a hard-earned reputation for excellent business practices and products' quality with its operational headquarters in the bustling metropolis of Lagos, Nigeria in West Africa. The Group's activities encompass: Cement - Manufacturing / Importing Sugar - Manufacturing ...
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    Deputy Head of Finance

    Ref ID: Finance-Obajana-005
    Location: Obajana, Kogi

    Job Summary

    • Oversee the plant’s budgeting and reporting; financial analysis and forecasting; cost and revenue management; and fixed asset accounting.
    • Ensure accuracy of the plant’s financial records and compliance with best practice financial management principles and regulatory requirements.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

    • Drive the implementation of approved finance policies at the plant.
    • Drive and oversee the budgeting process and ensure inputs from all business units within the plant are in compliance with stated guidelines and that exceptions are escalated appropriately.
    • Ensure timely and accurate preparation of periodic management reports at the Plant to aid management decision-making.
    • Ensure ongoing review, update and documentation of monthly, quarterly, and yearly financial forecasts, and ratio analysis.
    • Ensure collaboration/interface with other departments within the plant on financial assessment of projects, business models and business plans.
    • Oversee the preparation of financial reports, ensuring compliance with DCP Nigeria’s accounting policies, and IFRS.
    • Assume overall responsibility for the integration of business reporting requirements, the integrity of information contained in and the compliance of the plant’s financial report with relevant reporting regulations.
    • Ensure effective utilisation of plant’s financial resources to achieve cost efficiency.
    • Proactively identify risks, and define and implement strategies to prevent revenue leakage.
    • Ensure that organisational policies with respect to accounting for fixed assets are adhered to at all times.
    • Ensure respective plant complies with all applicable tax laws and statutory requirements.
    • Manage and maintain relationships with relevant internal and external stakeholders including local and international tax authorities, tax consultants, etc.
    • Coordinate the preparation of the department’s budget and approve departmental in line with approved authority limits.
    • Provide overall guidance, leadership support and strategic direction in the execution of the department’s functions and activities.
    • Prepare and submit periodic activity/management reports to the Head of Finance on the activities of the department.
    • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Head of Finance.

    Key Requirements
    Education and Work Experience:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or any other related discipline.
    • Relevant professional qualifications such as ACA, CIMA, CPA, ACCA.
    • Minimum of fifteen (15) years relevant experience.

    Skills and Competencies:

    • Good understanding of trends, challenges, opportunities, regulations and legislations relating to the cement manufacturing industry.
    • Advanced financial and accounting knowledge, including understanding of finance best practices and IFRS/ international accounting and financial reporting standards.
    • Proven experience in strategic financial planning and analysis.
    • Very sound business acumen - financial and commercial knowledge.
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Strong leadership and people management skills.
    • Strong negotiation skills and influencing skills.
    • Strong problem solving skills.
    • High ethical standards and integrity.
    • Ability to manage multiple priorities.
    • Working knowledge of SAP.

    Benefits

    • Private Health Insurance
    • Paid Time Off
    • Training & Development

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    Account Receivable Officer

    Ref ID: Finance-Obajana-004
    Location: Obajana, Kogi

    Job Summary

    • Ensure accurate and timely recognition and reporting of all revenue generated by the plant in the course of its business.
    • Manage customers’ accounts ensuring accuracy and completeness.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

    • Maintain an accurate and up-to-date record of all sales orders issued to customers.
    • Confirm customer deposit into DCP’s bank account and post against customer’s account
    • Reconcile customer accounts to the general ledger balances.
    • Identify irregularities in the customer account reconciliation and work with the relevant Sales and Marketing staff to resolve these issues.
    • Post necessary entries to correct errors/irregularities identified in customer account reconciliation.
    • Review the commercial agreement entered in the database for each customer to ensure it complies with the written agreement.
    • Reconcile cash sales to sales orders and cash at the bank, on a daily basis.
    • Recognise revenue on receipt of proof of delivery (invoice, waybill, haulage invoice, etc).
    • Analyse cash/ credit sales vs. cement dispatch (weighbridge) vs. actual quantity of cement produced on a weekly basis; investigate and resolve all variances identified.
    • Generate monthly Sales and Collection Report to aid management decision making.
    • Resolve queries on customer account balance and provide account history where required.
    • Generate customer ageing report and follow up with relevant staff in Sales and Marketing on due sales orders to ensure payments are received.
    • Proactively and efficiently execute work plans as approved by the Head, Plant Finance.
    • Prepare/compile agreed periodic activity and performance reports for the attention of Head, Plant Finance and other relevant parties.
    • Track customer bank guarantees and liaise with the relevant banks to ensure payment is made on the bank guarantee’s due date(s).
    • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Head, Plant Finance

    Key Requirements
    Education and Work Experience:

    • Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent in Accounting or other related discipline.
    • Minimum of ten (10) years relevant work experience.
    • Relevant professional certification (e.g. ACA, ACCA, CIMA) will be an added advantage.

    Skills and Competencies:

    • Good understanding of trends, challenges, opportunities, regulations and legislations relating to the cement manufacturing industry.
    • Good knowledge and understanding of finance best practices, IFRS, and other applicable accounting standards.
    • Good understanding of SAP and inventory control systems with a working knowledge of manufacturing processes.
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Good organisational skills.
    • Good data gathering, analysis and problem solving skills
    • High ethical standards and integrity.
    • Proficiency in the use of MS Office tools.

    Benefits

    • Private Health Insurance
    • Paid Time Off
    • Training & Development

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    Management / Financial Accountant

    Reference No: Finance-Obajana-006
    Location: Obajana, Kogi
    Category: Finance

    Job Summary

    • Manage and coordinate budgeting and management reporting procedures at the plant and ensure availability of up-to-date and accurate information on budgeted and actual financial activities, to support informed decision-making by management.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

    • Circulate the annual business planning guidelines/ assumptions and provide guidance to budget holders during the planning process the plant.
    • Oversee collation of budget inputs across the plant and prepare consolidated annual budget for the plant.
    • Monitor approved budget allocations by obtaining information on revenue and expenditure, and reporting variances on a monthly basis.
    • Drive periodic budget forecasting and recommend budget review as required.
    • Develop periodic and other ad hoc budget reports, forecasts and analysis.
    • Generate monthly business performance statements, noting major deviations from planned budget and risk areas and prepare variance analysis for Head, Plant Finance.
    • Manage journal entries on SAP (or other system) and check with relevant documents (e.g. GRN/ SRN, invoices, etc.) to ensure uniformity of details and accuracy of postings/ reconciliations for month-end or periodic management reporting.
    • Approve vouchers and journals for posting and manage reconciliation to various ledgers.
    • Allocate costs for central or joint expenditure to relevant cost centres in line with DCP’s cost allocation policies.
    • Proffer relevant recommendations to the Head, Plant Finance on the financial implications and consequences of business decisions at the plant.
    • Provide Plant Management with complete, valid, accurate and timely reports for effective decision making.
    • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Head, Plant Finance.

    Requirements
    Education and Work Experience:

    • Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other related discipline.
    • Relevant professional certification (e.g. ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CFA).
    • Minimum of ten (10) years relevant experience.

    Skills and Competencies:

    • Good understanding of trends, challenges, opportunities, regulations and legislations relating to the cement manufacturing industry.
    • Proven experience in planning, budgeting and forecasting activities.
    • Very sound business acumen – financial and commercial knowledge.
    • Strong communication and presentation skills.
    • Good leadership and people management skills.
    • Strong problem solving skills.
    • High ethical standards and integrity.
    • Ability to manage multiple priorities.
    • Working knowledge/ experience in the use of financial systems including SAP.
    • Good understanding of micro and macroeconomic indices and their impact on the cement business.
    • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of IFRS, finance best practices and other applicable reporting and accounting standards.

    Benefits

    • Private Health Insurance
    • Paid Time Off
    • Training & Development.

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    Inventory Officer

    Reference No: Finance-Obajana-007
    Location: Obajana, Kogi
    Category: Finance

    Job Summary

    • Responsible for monitoring all inventory transactions in the general ledger.
    • Ensure the completeness and accuracy of the cost of inventory at the plant.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

    • Organise and coordinate periodic physical inventory counts and cycle counts at the plant in line with DCP’s inventory management policies and highlight variances to the Team Lead, Management Accounting.
    • Maintain the general ledger for DCP’s inventory at the plant.
    • Coordinate with Production and Materials Management to reconcile inventory records.
    • Perform period closing and related activities for reconciliation of inventory to general ledger.
    • Carry out valuation of stock after each count and identify obsolete or disused stock for disposal and write-off.
    • Revalue inventory at the new approved standard rates on a periodic basis.
    • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Team Lead, Management Accounting.

    Requirements
    Education and Work Experience:

    • Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent in Accounting or a related discipline.
    • Minimum of five (5) years relevant work experience.
    • Relevant professional certification (e.g. ACA, ACCA, CIMA) will be an added advantage.

    Skills and Competencies:

    • Good understanding of trends, challenges, opportunities, regulations and legislations relating to the cement manufacturing industry.
    • Good knowledge and understanding of finance best practices, IFRS, and other applicable accounting standards.
    • Good understanding of SAP and inventory control systems with a working knowledge of manufacturing processes.
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Good organisational skills.
    • Good data gathering, analysis and problem solving skills
    • High ethical standards and integrity.
    • Proficiency in the use of MS Office tools.

    Benefits

    • Private Health Insurance
    • Paid Time Off
    • Training & Development.

    Method of Application

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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