Hiring Organization: Lagos Business School

MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB: Ensure compliance of business transactions with SOPs, correctness of accounting transactions, accuracy of records and proper management of same; review finance department processes and recommend updates; ensure adequacy of controls over the assets of the organisation; carry out periodic internal audits/reviews and leads preparation for annual statutory audits and tax audits.

KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Review adequacy of controls, systems and processes to secure the organisation’s revenues and resources.
Carry out periodic reviews/audits of critical transactions and balances to eliminate errors and close identified gaps.
Review all transactions prior to posting into ledgers to ensure accuracy of ledger balances.
Review monthly reconciliation of bank and cash accounts and ensure prompt resolution of all reconciliation items.
Ensure proper accounting for investments and maintain adequate records of same
Ensure compliance with control procedures over cash transactions.
Manage fixed asset administration and ensure adequacy of accounting processes for fixed assets.
Ensure adequacy of inventory management processes and compliance with same.
Ensure adequacy of records management in the Finance Department
Any other duties as may be assigned by line manager from time to time

GENERIC COMPETENCIES

Numerical, analytical and critical thinking competencies
Strong people skills
Strong planning and execution skills
Strong oral and written communication skills; ability to write clear concise reports
Ability to work in a team

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES

Very sound grasp of accounting principles and application
Proficiency in the use of enterprise accounting applications
Expert level proficiency in MS Excel
Strong proficiency in carrying out audits and reviews
Sound working knowledge of Nigerian tax law and practice

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in any field

Professional Qualification

ACA, ACCA or CPA or equivalent professional accounting certification

COGNATE EXPERIENCE

Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role in a medium or large organization plus experience in the professional audit practice of a recognized accounting firm.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should forward their CVs to [email protected]  on or before November 2, 2020. Please indicate MBAMO20 OR HTC20 depending on the role being applied for (compulsory) as the subject of the email.
 Only short-listed candidates shall be contacted. LBS offers equal employment opportunity