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Head of Accounting

Adexen

Lagos, Nigeria

Job description

Job Introduction

    Adexen was mandated by an international organisation to recruit an experienced Head of Accounting for their operations in Nigeria. The position is based in Lagos.

Responsibilities

    • Responsible for managing and overseeing the daily operations of the accounting, treasury, tax department (6 companies).
    • Manage a team of +20 staffs, and will enforce proper accounting methods, policies, and principles
    • Team management : Inform the team of the entity strategy/ evolutions and communicate on required alignments; Set goals in terms of quality of service & costs control; Assess the performance of the team; Develop & maintain the competencies; Organize recruitments
    • Build & adapt process & organizations: Developing and maintaining accounting policies and procedures in line with Group standards; Inform the management of any information relevant regarding our business activity or environment; Identify issues raised during operations processing whatever in his scope
    • In charge of accounts: General ledger; Supplier Ledger; Stock ledger; Fixed asset ledger; Month year-end process; In charge of local financial statements; transfer pricing
    • Treasury: Ensure cashflow for ongoing operations; Suggest innovative working capital solutions; Liaise with banks
    • Tax: Coordinates the overall responsibility for Tax functions; Tax audits (Federal and State); Follows up with the company compliance of the procedures of remitting and obtaining clearance for all statutory deductions; With the help of external auditors suggest best tax practice to minimize tax cost; Maximation of WHT usage
    • Monitoring of the entities Business software: SPOT/IRIS, ALFA /IRIS, IPAKI /IRIS, MAXIMO /IRIS, Outsourced payroll / IRIS
    • Innovation & Continuous Improvement: Periodically reviewing the SOP and working practices and seeking means of improvement

Desired Skills and Experience

    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting / Finance from a recognised university
    • Master's degree is a plus
    • At least 12 years in accounting / tax department
    • Minimum 7 years’ experience in a similar senior role in an international organisation
    • ACA or equivalent
    • Excellent communicator
    • Team management experience
    • Multicultural team
We thank all applicants however only those selected will be contacted.

Industry

Logistics & Transport

Job Seniority

Manager

Job Category

Accounting and Finance

Employment Type

Full time

Experience

10 - 15 years

Skills

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