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  • Posted: Oct 15, 2019
    Deadline: Oct 21, 2019
  • MTN Nigeria is part of the MTN Group, Africa\'s leading cellular telecommunications company. On May 16, 2001, MTN became the first GSM network to make a call following the globally lauded Nigerian GSM auction conducted by the Nigerian Communications Commission earlier in the year. Thereafter the company launched full commercial operations beginning with Lago...
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    Manager, Budget and Financial Control

    Job Description

    • Ensure proper expenditure management and tracking, also ensure that functional and effective systems and procedures for expenditure management and budget control are in place.
    • Support the Shareholder return strategy by developing and implementing Information Systems Processes that are aligned to achieving all elements on the business score card. (I.e. Grow Market Share, Grow ICT & Data Revenue, Increase EBITDA margins, Assure Revenue, CAPEX Returns Management and Net Subscriber Additions).
    • Participate in the review of Business Processes (headcount, process optimisation, etc.), to drive efficiency gains to ensure at least 5% reduction in Divisional budget year-on-year.
    • Manage departmental budgeting and control
    • Manage annual budget preparation and ensure proper financial control for the department.
    • Manage all departmental general ledger accounts and supervise reconciliation with both finance and vendors.
    • Manage and control departmental CAPEX and OPEX budget.
    • Serve the Division’s internal customers and provide solutions to improve the customer experience.
    • Strategic Partnerships with MTNN leadership team to drive awareness on expected behaviours and impact on non-compliance on bottom line results and company image/reputation.
    • Drive planned strategy for the successful delivery of MTN Group and MTNN transformation initiatives focusing on Customer centricity, including Perfect 10 Project.
    • Drive an increase in MTNN’s Net Promoter Score.
    • Network and build solid relationships with internal units and relevant third parties (e.g. strategic investors, technical and finance partners, business consultants etc.) and develop a close working relationship with relevant information sources to provide an integrated service.
    • Maintain effective working relationships with internal and external suppliers.
    • Coordinate, coach and influence external partners and essential support departments across MTNN’s business units to deliver a seamless pre-sales and post-sales service experience.
    • Manage contracts with suppliers/vendors
    • Build and manage vendor relationships.
    • Provide financial support to the department and advice Chief Information Officer on any finance related issues.
    • Develop, implement and maintain financial Processes, Policies and Procedures for the department.
    • Develop and maintain a system to track all assets owned by the department.
    • Prepare/compile agreed periodic activity and performance reports for the attention of management.
    • Develop forecasts to finance for cash, accruals for unpaid duties and vendor invoices in the department (remove unpaid duties).
    • Guide the implementation of financial policies, processes and procedures to ensure compliance with GAAP requirements and MTNN accounting policies.
    • Ensure development and implementation of functional and effective systems and procedures for expenditure management and control.
    • Continuously seek self-professional development to sharpen skills and capabilities in a versatile and evolving digital landscape.
    • Coach and train the team to ensure understanding of the objectives and goals of the department, awareness of set targets/requirements and regularly review their training needs.
    • Review performance of individual team members and complete appraisals in accordance with the employee performance appraisal procedures and time schedules.

    Job Condition

    • Normal MTNN working conditions
    • May be required to work extended hours.

    Requirements, Experience & Training

    • First degree in Accounting or related field
    • Professional Certification Accounting


    • 6 - 13 years’ experience which includes:
      • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an area of specialisation; with experience in supervising/managing others
    • Experience working in a medium to large organization
    • Management accounting experience
    • Hands on experience in a finance function preferably in a multinational organization


    • Finance and budget related training.

    Minimum Qualification

    • BSc or HND

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to MTN Nigeria on to apply
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