Head of Accounting

July 29, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos

an International Group - Adexen Recruitment Agency

Adexen Recruitment Agency was mandated by an international group to recruit an experienced individual for its operations in the position below:
Job Title: Head of Accounting
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Employment Type: Full time
Job Seniority: Manager
Job Category: Accounting and Finance
Industry: Logistics & Transport

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.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
Note: We thank all applicants however only those selected will be contacted.

To apply for this job please visit www.adexen.com.


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