Financial Analyst

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  • Location:

    Lagos, Nigeria
  • Industry:

    ICT / Telecommunications
  • Specialization:

    Telecom
  • Job Type:

    Full-time
  • Salary:

    Negotiable
  • Required Experience:

    2 to 5 years
  • Posted:

    13th November, 2017 (1 week ago)
  • Application Deadline:

    20th November, 2107

Name: AssisttoHire.com
Email: info@assisttohire.com
Phone: 324562524
Website: assisttohire.com
Address: No. 5 Prince Adelowo Adedeji Street Lekki Lagos Nigeria,

Job Description

         Role Complexity:
  • Extract value from what we already have by focusing on optimizing processes within the Unit/Department in line with the value creation philosophy.  This includes individual contributions and recommendations to improve existing business project/initiative.
 
  • Drive Innovation by identifying and taking advantage of new business opportunities, e.g., by stimulating and encouraging new business opportunities, launch of products, product/process innovation, business model innovation etc.
 
  • Maintain leadership in the ICT/Digital industry by partnering with our client’s Partners to improve their processes which in turn will improve the efficiency of our client’s operations. 
 
  • Enhance/expand our client’s role in the larger national macro environment by participating in CSR projects and/or NGO’s, involvement in recognized professional institutions, participating in think-tank activities etc.
 
  • Sustain the right organisational culture and behaviors by demonstrating the vital behaviors every time.
     
Levels of Work :
 

Overall Objective
:
  
Anticipates problems and proffers solutions before the problems occur by gathering and analyzing data.
 
•          Demonstrates the purpose of our client in response to particular situations/cases/customers
•          Ensures that standards are met
•          Incorporates supervisory area of work
•          Time span for outcome of work/ decision to come to fruition 1 year – with milestones within year 1 

Responsibilities

Task Complexity: Financial (5%)

•Provide operational support for the division including maintaining the budget, Profit and Loss accounts, special programs and contract analysis.

•Analyse the general Ledger transactions (Capex, Opex and Revenue) and all transactions posted into IFS to ensure proper classification and correction, as well as ageing of all Balance Sheet accounts.

•Prepare trend analysis of Capex, Opex and revenue transactions, all General Ledger/Sub- ledger Accounts reconciliation, as well as weekly and monthly performance reports.

Internal (50%)

•Conduct in-depth analysis to identify specific trends, explain past performance and recommend opportunities for improvement, within the division

•Provide supporting documents, records and schedules to meet audit and regulatory requirements; and all schedules /reports (including age analysis, assets movement, etc).

•Implement finance policies as well as guarantee compliance with established internal controls,  Processes, Policies and Procedure, IFRS, IAS and GAAP in processing all transactions.


•Process and post all account payables and receivables; and all month end deliverables within the monthly reporting timelines.

•Raise and post journal vouchers and other financial transactions in the ERP system, resolve all reconciling items promptly and maintain set departmental filing system.

 Customer (25%)

•Relate with relevant customers and suppliers.

Stakeholder (5%)

•Relate with other divisions and departments on revenue, expenditure and fixed assets related issues.

•Interaction with marketing division on billing and information systems functions

People (5%)

•Continuously seek self-professional development to sharpen skills and capabilities in a versatile and evolving digital landscape. 

•Foster active collaboration and relationships with employees across all levels and divisions in line with client’s VB and values. Specific Duties Based on Units within Division (For Generic Jobs):

 

Requirements

Education:

·    Fluent in English ·        
     First Degree in any discipline, but a finance related degree is desirable.

     Part qualification in any recognized professional accounting examinations (ACA, ACCA, CPA, CIMA, etc) will be an added advantage

 Experience: ·        
   
      Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an area of specialization; with experience working with others

·    Experience working in a medium  organization ·        
      Experience in using an ERP system is desirable

 Training: ·        
       Numerate and analytical skills.
  
·    Interpersonal skills.
·      Effective communication.

Qualifications

Education:

·    Fluent in English ·         
     First Degree in any discipline, but a finance related degree is desirable. 
     Part qualification in any recognized professional accounting examinations (ACA, ACCA, CPA, CIMA, etc) will be an added advantage

 Experience: ·         
    
      Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an area of specialization; with experience working with others 
·    Experience working in a medium  organization ·         
      Experience in using an ERP system is desirable

 Training: ·         
       Numerate and analytical skills.
  ·    Interpersonal skills.
·      Effective communication.

Required Skills

Accounting Applications Analytical Skills