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  • Posted on: 25 January, 2017 Deadline: 7 February, 2017
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  • The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is the world's largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands.

    At The Coca-Cola Company you can cultivate your career in a challenging and dynamic environment. We are the largest manufacturer and distributor of nonalcoholic drinks in the world-selling more than 1 billion drinks a day. Unlock your full potential with a future-focused company that is known and respected throughout the world.

    Accounting Analyst - Nigeria


    Job ID: 39262
    Job Type:Full Time
    Relocation Provided: No
    Shift: N/a
    Grade: 9

    Job Summary

    • The Accounting Analyst assist the Legal Entity Controller in general accounting such as journal voucher preparation, business travel management process, fixed assets accounting, vendors payment review, processing of Inter company transactions, RFA administration and other assigned duties.

    Key Duties / Responsibilities

    • Prepare journal vouchers to account for OPEX and other transactions as required at period close.
    • Maintain adequate supporting documents for all journal vouchers posted into the system
    • Maintain schedule of prepayments and accruals and ensure they are reviewed and booked monthly.
    • Follow-up on General Ledger reconciling items and raise any required adjustment JVs
    • Assist the Tax and Accounting analyst with detailed analysis of SAP transactions, preparation of schedules for audits and other assigned duties

    Fixed Assets Accounting:

    • Review monthly Assets under Construction (AUC) report from the fixed assets team in Manila to ensure timely capitalization of fixed assets.
    • Ensure tagging of all new assets
    • Monthly review of fixed assets register (FAR) to ensure that assets marked for capitalization were capitalized.
    • Prepare and submit assets maintenance form for any required adjustments to the FAR
    • Provide support for the periodic fixed assets verification exercise.

    Business Travel Management:

    • Serve as the local contact for all BTM issues and provide required support to the BTM team
    • Process travel invoices from the travel agency (HRG),
    • Support associates with expense reports queries & resolution,
    • Process Corporate cards (AMEX & VISA) for associates
    • Review and prepare all employee receivable reconciliation & ensure clearing of aged items.
    • Follow-up with associates with aged expense (above 60days) and ensure clearance


    • Submit all back charges (Intercompany transactions) on the Intercompany tool with adequate supporting documents
    • Review and reconcile all intercompany balances monthly
    • Ensure back charges of all 1807 transactions from 1512

    Account Payable:

    • Review weekly payment proposals and to ensure accuracy & compliance before approval and payment
    • Support AP / P2P team in the clearing of payment block lists
    • Support the GRIR analyst and AP team in reconciliation of GRIR account
    • Support GRIR analyst and AP team in reconciling of vendor's account in debit
    • Review of Open POs and ensure accurate accrual of any un-invoiced services delivered at month end.
    • Support the GRIR analyst in ensuring appropriate filing of invoices and other payment documents for easy of retrieval


    • Assist in the submission of RFAs and follow through to ensure prompt approvals
    • Request for bank statements for associates visa processing
    • Reconciliation of local bank account (GTBank)
    • Assist in the submission of RFAs and follow through to ensure prompt approvals
    • Provide back-up for Accounting Analyst during leaves, time-offs.

    Organization Impact / Influence

    • All franchise associates
    • LE Controller (supervisory responsibilities)
    • Regional Controller (for guidance)
    • GFO GL, Fixed Assets, Accounts Payable & Disbursement teams, BTM Team, (information sharing etc.)


    • Suppliers/Vendors
    • Travel Agency
    • Tax Consultants
    • Audit Consultants
    • Outsourced Service Providers

    Requirements / Qualifications
    Technical Skills:

    • Functional technical skills, such as knowledge of Nigeria Tax Legislation, US GAAP, IFRS proficiency highly desirable.
    • At least 5 years of experience on Financial Accounting.
    • Interaction with multicultural teams and working in multicultural environments.
    • Advanced SAP and Excel Analytical skills.
    • Customer Service orientation

    Generic Competencies:

    • Acting with Integrity
    • Communicating Effectively
    • Tolerating Stress
    • Planning and organizing
    • Work standards


    • University degree preferably in Finance, Accounting or related.

    Cultural Diversity:

    • Customer service oriented and be able to perform multiple tasks within tight deadlines.


    • The process is tightly defined so the types of problem are queries from associates about the processes and ensuring that the processes are adhered and any discrepancies resolved.

    Judgement and Decision Making:

    • Mostly makes recommendations and decisions are guided by superiors.


    • Minimal travel required

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Coca-Cola career website on to apply

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