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  • Posted: Nov 7, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Jagal Group is a leading Nigerian conglomerate with operations in the Oil&Gas, Construction and Manufacturing industries. The company has been growing successfully over the past 40 years, and has become a valuable and respected contributor to the development of the country's economy. Jagal’s business units are lead by industry professionals and ...
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    Financial Accountant


    • As the focal point of the Accounts team, this role oversees all transaction processing, accounting across payables, receivables, cash including account reconciliations and the accuracy of intercompany accounting records and balances. It will also ensure the accuracy/consistency in financial records and Cost Control Management across the head office business.
    • The key aim of the position is to provide robust, accurate and timely financial information for management reporting and cost / budget development and management within head office.

    Key Responsibilities
    Financial Accounting/Reporting (40%):

    • Managing of all accounts payable, accounts receivable and petty cash transactions reconciliation
    • Prepare and monitor Intercompany reconciliation and statements issuance
    • Monitoring and processing of supplier invoices
    • Control accounts reconciliation.

    Controls/Legal Entities (10%):

    • Continuously improve processes, systems and ways of working to drive overall efficiency in all processing areas.
    • Act as change agent to spearhead innovative ideas that will improve finance processes and ensure efficiencies.

    Budget/Forecasting (5%):

    • Assist in preparation of budget and forecasts for Jagal Group entities and monitoring actual performance against target.

    Transaction Processing/Recording (30%):

    • Preparation and processing of customer invoices
    • Monitoring and processing of supplier invoices
    • Processing of accounting journals, payment voucher and receipt voucher
    • Processing/ posting of all financial transactions to ensure timely closing of leger and control accounts.

    Tax Filing/Reporting (10%):

    • Preparation, processing and timely filing of all statutory returns with all relevant tax regulators e.g. VAT, WHT , NSITF , ITF , PAYE , CIT .

    Other Duties (5%):

    • Provide ad-hoc support to Finance manager as required (i.e. special projects)
    • Maintains best practice standards in accounting processing.


    • 5-10 years of experience working in and latterly managing an Accounts team/function
    • Part/qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
    • Use of Orion software package is key
    • Confidentiality and absolute discretion always expected
    • Demonstrated experience of driving change in process, systems (new ERP) and people would be an advantage
    • Advanced excel skills with intermediate working knowledge of Microsoft Office programmes; Outlook, Word, Powerpoint.
    • Demonstrable evidence of interpreting & manipulating data clearly and accurately with the ability to extract & clearly articulate key points
    • Professional approach, excellent communication skills, ability to develop and present ideas and reasoned arguments clearly and concisely to various audiences.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Jagal Group on to apply
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