Accounting Supervisor (Treasury & Compliance)

October 24, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos

ENGIE Energy Access

ENGIE Energy Access is one of the leading Pay-As-You-Go (PAYGo) and mini-grids solutions provider in Africa, with a mission to deliver affordable, reliable and sustainable energy solutions and life-changing services with exceptional customer experience. The company is a result of the integration of Fenix International, ENGIEMobisol and ENGIEPowerCorner; and develops innovative, off-grid solar solutions for homes, public services and businesses, enabling customers and distribution partners access to clean, affordable energy.
ThePAYGosolar home systems are financed through affordable installments from $0.19per day and the mini-grids foster economic development by enabling electrical productive use and triggering business opportunities for entrepreneurs in rural communities. With over 1,700 employees, operations in 9 countries across Africa (Benin, Coted’Ivoire, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia), over 1.2 million customers and more than 6 million lives impacted so far, ENGIE Energy Access aims to remain the leading clean energy company, serving millions of customers across Africa by 2025.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Nigeria Accounting Supervisor (Treasury & Compliance)
Location: Abuja
Department: Finance & Admin
Reporting Line: Head of Finance & Admin
Job Purpose / Mission

The holder of this position will be part of the Finance team that is based in Abuja, Nigeria, led by the Head of Finance & Admin. 
You will supervise the operations of the Accounting unit. This involves direct oversight and management of the company's accountants as well as accounting support staff. 
You will be responsible for planning, organising and managing the daily operation of the Accounting functions, tasks and projects, while ensuring that department responsibilities are performed and completed in a timely and accurate manner. 

Key Responsibilities

Providing day to day direction and support to the accounting team ensuring expectations are communicated and departmental goals are achieved 
Coaching, training and developing the team, including employee performance evaluations and providing career development planning and opportunities 
Work together with the accounting team to evaluate and improve processes to enhance speed and accuracy of accounting tasks 
Overseeing: Compliance & Taxes, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, financial statements and cost reports, and analysis receipts and disbursements, general journals, fixed assets and month end processes 
Lead and provide oversight for month-end close 
Preparing forecasts and monthly reports 
Ensuring that accounting practices, records, controls and decisions are made according to accounting standards and Company policy 
Organising and manage periodic stock takes and perform inventory reconciliations 
Preparation of statutory accounts 
Overseeing preparation and completion of the annual tax returns 
Performing other duties as required

Qualifications

ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified or equivalent accounting qualification i.e. Degree in Finance or Accounting 

Experience:

5 years of broad-based accounting/reporting experience, including minimum 2 years supervisory or management experience 
Knowledge of SAP software 
Working knowledge of Nigerian tax laws 
Experience working with and producing management and statutory accounts 
Excellent computer skills in the Microsoft Office environment with advanced Excel skills 
Experience in supervising, evaluating, training and motivating employees 
Excellent communication skills 
Exceptional attention to detail 
Experience working at multinational organisations will be advantageous 
Awareness and ability to demonstrate the importance of ethics & appropriate codes of conduct in the workplace 
Ability to achieve daily targets while attending to impromptu activities that may occur 

Highly Desired Skills: 

Good people skills 
Ability to organize, multi-task and prioritize tasks 
Good influencing and negotiation skills  
Ability to make recommendations to effectively resolve problems or issues

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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