Financial Planning Accountant (Budget)

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June 04, 2018
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MTN Nigeria is recruiting for fulltime Financial Planning Accountant (Budget).

Job Details

MTN Nigeria is the leader in telecommunications in Nigeria, and a part of a diverse community in Africa and the Middle East, our brand is instantly recognisable. It is through our compelling brand that we are able to attract the right talents who we carefully nurture by continuously improving our employment offerings even beyond reward and recognition.


Job Description

  • To prepare, analyse, oversee and manage the annual business plan (consolidated) for MTNN by applying fundamental budgetary concepts, practices, and procedures and ensuring it complies with International Financial Reporting Standards
  • Prepare budget formats, standardised forms and input sheets on the Business Planning Software and assist in the testing of all calculations.
  • Review and analyse departmental budget requests, make recommendations for approval or modifications as required.
  • Supervise in the distribution of budget and related material, responding to enquiries regarding budget procedures and information from stakeholders.
  • Assist in the development of strategy documents and the preparation and automation of MTNN business plan in the Business Planning Software, ensuring that sub projects are incorporated and business plan calculations are accurate and realistic.
  • Assist in integrating other systems such as Magic, IFS with the Business Planning Software.
  • Verify accuracy of data received from departments such as Assumptions, Headcount, Organogram and Opex, ensuring alignment with company strategy.
  • Participate in the coaching of all budget coordinators in other divisions on budget presentation tools, business planning and other budget software.
  • Coordinate the uploading of the MTNN financial and non-financial budget on the Group’s consolidation software (Hyperion Financial Management).
  • Facilitate effective budgetary control systems by providing the budget assumptions in explaining monthly OPEX variances, liaising with budget coordinators to facilitate timely submission of inputs.
  • Monitor adherence to standard budgetary working policies, processes and procedures

Job Condition

  • Normal MTNN working conditions
  • May be required to work extended hours


    Job Requirements

    Min Required Experience:

    4 year(s)

    Min Qualification:

    Bachelor's Degree/HND

    Desired Courses:


    Other Requirements:

    Experience & Training

    • First degree in Accounting or any other numerate discipline
    • A professional accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CPA etc) 4 Years work experience
    • Finance, budget or management reporting in a multinational environment
    • Experience in a Financial Reporting function is desirable
    • Experience in Data mining and analysis
    • Experience in Enterprise Financial Systems
    • Experience in telecommunications industry will be an added advantage Training
    • Best practices in budget preparation.
    • Financial Analysis.
    • Advanced Excel, Word and PowerPoint
    • Business Modelling
    • Basic leadership skills
    • International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

    Minimum qualification

    • BA, BEd, BEng, BSc, BTech or HND

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    About Mtn Nigeria

    • Type: Private
    • Headquarters: MTN Nigeria, Golden Plaza, Falomo Ikoyi, Lagos

    MTN Nigeria is part of the MTN Group, Africa's leading cellular telecommunications company. On May 16, 2001, MTN became the first GSM network to make a call following the globally lauded Nigerian ...Know More about Mtn Nigeria

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