Vacancy for Financial Planning Accountant at MTN Nigeria

MTN Nigeria is the leading telecommunications company in Nigeria, and a part of a diverse community in Africa and the Middle East, our brand is instantly recognisable. It is through our compelling brand that we are able to attract the right talents who we carefully nurture by continuously improving our employment offerings even beyond reward and recognition.We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:Job Title: Financial Planning Accountant (Management Reporting)Job DescriptionTo prepare, analyse, review and report MTNN financial and operational performance to external parties and contribute towards the development of accounting practices to ensure MTNN complies with the highest financial management principles and accuracy of financial records.To ensure prompt and accurate reporting of MTN Foundation’s financial performance to ManagementTo continuously review and ascertain the integrity and accuracy of information in MTNN’s reports to external partiesAnalyze operating reports for MTNN and report on variances against budgets.Prepare and forecast financial statementsInterpret accounting/financial information in order to evaluate the financial performance of MTNN business operations.Preparation of MTN Foundation financial and operational performance reports to management, analysing MTNF Operating Expense reports and report on variances against budgets.Develop and manage financial management systems, policies and procedure, making appropriate recommendations for modifications and improvements.Undertake financial evaluation and projection for identified MTN Foundation projects, ensuring accurate deduction of taxes and prompt rendering of returnsReview of accounting transactions in financial statements for compliance with IFRSMonitor cross system integration between MTNN & MTNF IFS, Hyperion.Undertake financial evaluations and projections for identified projects.Assist with year-end audit and statutory and regulatory returns to ensure compliance with relevant legislative and regulatory requirements.Assisting with products/services review with the drafting of technical accounting opinions in accordance with IFRSEnsure value is created when responding to enquiries regarding budget procedures and information from customersContribute to evaluation of management accounting systems, procedures and practices and make appropriate recommendation for modifications and improvements to stakeholdersLiaise with MTNF project coordinators, bankers and suppliers to ensure efficient processing and payment of transactionsJob Condition:Normal MTNN working conditionsMay be required to work extended hoursOpen plan office

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