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Management Accountant

Company HealthPlus Limited
Reference # HP/FIN/MA
Published 28/12/2018
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria
Introduction
Our company is currently seeking a Management Accountant to join our growing team. The Management Accountant will be responsible for leading, planning, supervising and organizing all financial accounting, financial reporting and performance management functions of the organization with a view to providing management with accurate information on the financial position whilst also ensuring that accounting standards and internal controls are complied with.
Job Functions Accounting,Administration,Analysis,Auditing,Banking,Data Analysis,Finance,Management,Mathematics, Statistics and Information,Retail
Industries Accounting,Accounting & Auditing,Bookkeeping,Distribution, Warehousing & Freight,Ecommerce,Financial Services,Fmcg (Fast Moving Consumer Goods Sector),Food & Beverages,Freight / Shipping / Transport / Import / Export,Health / Fitness / Beauty,Healthcare,Hotel / Catering / Hospitality / Leisure,Management Consulting,Pharmaceutical / Medical / Healthcare / Hygiene,Procurement & Purchasing,Retail
Specification
Key elements of the role:

•Champion management of the GL / Chart of Accounts review/management
•Coordinate periodic review of the Balance Sheet and Profit and Loss Account
•Provide timely and relevant financial information for management decision making
•Preparation of the monthly management accounts as well as effective ownership of month end reporting
•Responsible for monthly management performance review (MPR) sessions
•Provide diligent and insightful commentary and performance vs. forecast prior year and budget
•Generate and interpret financial models, analyse retail metrics and provide recommendations including longer term horizons forecasting
•Coordinate monthly proofing of all assets and liabilities of the company
•Review of Monthly Bank Reconciliation and ensure outstanding issues are cleared
•Provide insight into cast performance and support the implementation of bench-marking and Improvement initiatives. This will also include timely escalation of areas of cost overrun
•Drive the production of annual budgets and other adhoc forecasts
•Coordinate and manage the activities of the project accountant
•Ensure compliance with all financial and regulatory requirements including taxes
•Review and ensure that the company’s Fixed Asset Register is always update to date
•Discharge all duties according to the company’s laid down standard operating procedures (SOPs) including the finance tracker
Requirements
Desired Skills & Experience

•First degree or its equivalent in any numerate discipline preferably in finance or accounting. MBA or master’s degree in Finance or Accounting will be added advantage
•ACA/ACCA / CPA is required
•Eight (8) years relevant experience of which at least two (2) must have been at a strategic management level with significant exposure to organisation-wide financial management
•Good knowledge of the pharmaceutical retail industry and appreciation of its operations and peculiarities
•Knowledge of the Generally Accepted Accounting Practices (GAP) / Internal and Financed reporting standards (IFRS)
•Knowledge of Federal and State Financial and tax regulations
•Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections.
•Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
•Good presentation and negotiation skills
•Ability to use office productivity tools
•Budgeting, Financial Accounting, Financial Management, Corporate Finance, Management Accounting, Tax Management and Risk Management knowledge.
Job Closing Date 31/01/2019
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