June 28, 2016
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A World Class Energy Firm is recruiting for fulltime Accountant.

Job Details

A world class energy firm (that has just acquired a Power Generating Plant) with a formidable presence in the West African Market is looking at developing a Power Plant Project Development Team and requires the services of an Accountant.


Job Title:   Accountant


Job Description

To manage the smooth running of the Financial Accounting operations of the company and also ensure adherence to the accounting deliverables of the company.


Main Responsibilities & Duties

  • Drive the Finance Operations as its affect various departments of the company
  • Attend to External Auditors on annual audit exercise and other External Consultants
  • Ensuring that all regulation levies are paid as and when due. E.g. (WHT Remittances, VAT, PAYE and CIT)
  • Vet all financial transactions and ensure they meet the company’s reporting systems
  • Monitor the CAPEX and OPEX while ensuring adequate compliance to financial prudence
  • Ensuring transactions are coded into appropriate expense head and cost centers
  • Assist in extracting, collating and consolidation information needed to generate the company’s annual operating budget.
  • Coordinate the entire Finance team, ensuring they deliver the value required of the team
  • Build capacity within the Financial Accounting team of the Organization
  • Up to date Asset details; Acquisition, Movement register and depreciation
  • Up to date details of all Prepayments
  • Champion the Implementation of all Financial Cycle Processes and Procedures
  • Preparing final accounts by ensuring all account schedules agree with the General ledger balances on Monthly, Quarterly, Bi Annual, and Annual basis.
  • Reconciliation of Balance Sheet balances to Sub-Ledger and ensure prompt correction of identified errors
  • Ensuring Financial Reports are prepared in accordance with IFRS regulations
  • Preparation of Monthly Management Report. Detailing Financial Performance against budget and provide comments on all variance
  • Accurate postings of accounts per account types, Cost Centers and business location.
  • Adherence to Monthly Closing Deadlines
  • Timely delivery of financial reports/ Monthly Management Reports

Requirements & Skills

  • Financial Strategy Management
  • Financial Analysis Skills
  • Strong Financial and Management Accounting skills
  • Good Presentation Skills
  • Strong Negotiation Skills
  • Relationship Management
  • Strong Problem solving skills
  • Ability to plan, schedule and coordinate effectively 
  • Strong Computer literacy skills
  • In-depth understanding of Accounting software
  • In-depth understanding of Accounting systems
  • Strong Leadership skills
  • Strong Oral and Written Communication skills


    Job Requirements

    Min Required Experience:

    5 year(s)

    Min Qualification:

    Bachelor's Degree/HND

    Desired Courses:


    Other Requirements:

    Educational Qualifications/Experience

    • Minimum of Second class upper university degree in Accounting, Finance (and or other recognized Professional Accounting Qualification ACCA or ACA)
    • Minimum of 5 years post professional qualification experience
    • Basic knowledge of Power and Energy Sector’s GSAA, GTA, PPA & Accounting systems would be an added advantage

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