Chief Accountant at Management Alternatives Limited

Management Alternatives Limited - Our client is a direct ICT channel of the MTN Enterprise Business Unit trading on MTN Nigeria SMEs products and services. As part of its consolidation and expansion effort for its operation in Nigeria, MAL is recruiting competent and qualified personnel to be outsourced to the client organization for the below position:Job Title: Chief AccountantReference Code: SDC/MAL/FAM004Location: AbujaDepartment: FinanceReports to: General Manager SummaryUnder the supervision of the General Manager, the Finance and Accounts Manager will be in charge of the Finance and Accounts department and the entire team.He /She will be responsible for performing cost accounting functions, capturing income, generating financial report, budgeting, filing, taxation, business recommendations and other finance and accounting related issues in the OrganizationEssential Duties and ResponsibilitiesDirectly overseeing the Finance & Accounts Department to ensure the timely delivery of organization finances & accounts to management.Defining, implementing and monitoring effective financial data management systems. His functions include but not limited to ensuring that the Finance & Accounting tasks are completed accurately and according to deadline schedule for his teamCoordinate the collation of all vouchers and post using appropriate code in the accounting software.Computing and remitting the company’s VAT on sales to the relevant tax authority.Reconciling all bank accounts, field operations work and reporting on all monthly.Analyzing current financial performance relative to previous years and re-aligning the company's financial decisions as needed.Working closely with all Departments to contribute to process improvement initiatives.Administer and monitor the day to day financial systems of the organizationProvide advice to the MD on critical financial matters and communicating these in a clear and comprehensive mannerResponsible for the supervision of the Account team and ensuring the daily, weekly and monthly tasks are completed accurately and timelyMaintain client’s data baseEnsure all cash items are recorded and resolved daily; variance is resolved same dayReview journal entries for appropriate supporting documentation, remarks, account and amountAppropriate and timely communication with departmental units; provide adhoc reports as requestedPrepare monthly bank reconciliationsJournal entriesResponsible for accounts receivable activities; invoicing, statements and agingMonthly preparation of balance sheet work papers; ensure activity is appropriatePrepare and review of financial statements and expensesReview all ledger account reconciliations to include: bank statements, assets, liabilities and credit cards.Oversee and ensure internal audit standards are met.Perform other duties as requested by management. 

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