Head of Accounts needed at Alan and Grant

Head of Accounts at Alan & Grant

Alan & Grant is a firm of consultants creating innovative HR & Enterprise Solutions. We focus on enabling performance improvements around our clients’ people, product and project concerns. We work with different organizations to conceptualize, build and deploy bespoke solutions aimed at improving overall performance and align workforce to long-term corporate objectives ensuring sustained growth and profitability in the process.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head of Accounts

Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full time

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Handle full spectrum of financial and cost accounting role e.g. AR, AP, GL, forecasting, budgeting etc.
  • Responsible for day to day finance and accounts operations
  • Provide managerial and oversight for all accounting functions in the organization.
  • Support CFO in ensuring that departmental cost allocations are in line with management agreements and transfer pricing policy
  • Supervises end-of-period processes and supports the analysis of the periodical business performance, budgets, and forecasts.
  • Management and coordination of activities relating to Vendors/Procurement.
  • Responsible for timely monthly consolidated financial statements, payments, cash-flow management reporting for submission to management
  • Establish and maintain systems for cost-sensitivity analysis and early-warning of cost-overruns.
  • Work consultatively with the respective departments on cost reduction initiatives
  • Review & approve payment vouchers & journal entries.
  • Perform cash flow forecasting, budgeting and working closely with the operations and project teams in analyzing margins, variances and cost analysis.
  • Overseeing the Maintenance and reconciliation of Goods Receipts/ Invoice Receipt Account.
  • Create and enhance financial policies and procedures across the accounting department as well as the wider Finance department.
  • Ensures consistency in procedures and policies across the accounting department and that these policies are appropriately set for the achievement of the business’s overall goals and objectives.
  • Leads compliance with the business’s internal corporate framework policies and finance manuals.
  • Provide support to the CFO/Finance Controller in preparation of budget, reporting and expense management activities for assigned accounts.
  • Assist in auditing activities by providing necessary information and preparing requested documentations.
  • Monthly evaluating of Unapplied Advance Payment to determine the risk level.
  • Monitors expenditures, analyze revenues and determine budget variances and report the same to CFO/Financial Controller.
  • Perform month-end accounting activities such as reconciliations and journal entries.
  • Develops reports on all accounting related matters inclusive of taxation matters. These reports accompany pro-active advice and recommendations on the business’s financial approaches from an accounting and taxation perspective.
  • Formulate and oversee the implementation of the company’s accounting policies
  • Ensure completeness and accuracy of the company’s records (e.g. Customers, Suppliers, Banks, Employees, Management, Government and its relevant agencies etc.)
  • Perform any other duty assigned by the CFO/Financial Controller.

Requirements
Education, Experience And Skills:

  • Minimum of B.Sc./HND in Accounting or any other related field of study
  • Certified member of ICAN or ANAN, and Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Nigeria (ICPAN)
  • MBA/MSc in Finance, Accounting or any related discipline will be an added advantage
  • Relevant experience in audit and costing is advantageous.
  • Excellent strategic planning skills and able to interact with all levels.
  • Able to work independently and highly meticulous.
  • Ability to lead and manage a team.
  • Relevant experience in audit and costing is advantageous.
  • Excellent strategic planning skills and able to interact with all levels.
  • Able to work independently and highly meticulous.
  • Ability to lead and manage a team effectively
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge of Oracle Financials or any other financial software
  • Minimum of 7 years core experience in accounting/management account

Closing Date: Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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