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Senior Chief Accountant in a leading Nigerian Industrial Conglomerate(Oil&Gas)

Adexen Recruitment Agency is mandated by a leading Nigerian industrial conglomerate, operating in the Oil&Gas sector, FMCG sector and construction industry.

The Company is looking for a Senior Chief Accountant for its Head office in Lagos.
Job description

The Chief Accountant will have to control and manage the day-to-day accounts transactions. He will be expected to prepare monthly Management Accounts and annual Financial Returns. He will interface with Company’s Management, SBU Managements and Nigeria Authorities

He will report to the Finance Manager

The position is based in Lagos.

* Control and manage the day-to-day accounts transactions
* Reconcile accounts with debtors, creditors and Group companies
* Ensure compliance with Company’s accounts and administration procedures
* Liaise with other Company’s departments to ensure smooth interaction with Accounts Department
* Control the bank movements and their reconciliation with bank statements.
* Control the cash movements (Head Office & SBU) and conduct surprise cash counts
* Look after the Companies interests regarding Nigerian authorities and external auditors
* Produce monthly Management Accounts and clarify same with SBU
* Assist external auditors in their task of auditing the Company
* Produce annual financial reports
* Monitor changes in legislation and publications regarding accountancy and financial matters
* Assist in the preparation of standardized accounting procedures in the Company.
* Deputize for the Finance & Administration Manager when he is not available

Qualifications et experience

* “Chartered Accountant” with working experience in an international group or financial institution
* Knowledge of business laws, legal codes, government regulations
* Have advanced computer skills specifically in Microsoft Excel and ERP Systems
* Be self-motivated and self-directed, able and willing to take initiative
* Demonstrate the energy level, authority, professionalism and honesty required of a fully committed and effective Chief Accountant in Nigeria.
* Interested in long-term employment.
* Strong accounting ability must be proven including profound knowledge of Nigerian tax laws, foreign exchange regulations and labour laws
* Must be experienced in preparation of monthly management accounts and annual financial reports including the handling of internal and external audits
* Must demonstrate an ability to communicate at all levels and show leadership skills.
* Must be able to communicate effectively with clients, creditors and Nigerian authorities.

What is on offer

Attractive package

If your experience, personal characteristics and qualifications meet the position specifications and your personal objectives are to seek such a challenge, then we would like to hear from you with details of your current earnings, up to date CV and explanation as to why your achievements to date fit you for consideration.

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Accountants at ATB Associates Limited

ATB Associates Limited is one of the fastest growing people development and consultancy firms focusing purely on Learning Management, Outsourcing and Architectural Solutions and Designs.
ATB commenced operations in 2001 in the United States and has been positioned within the business environment as a management consulting firm, offering HR solutions and training and development and other services to our clients.
ATB’s key strength is also its ability to partner and form strategic alliances with organisations worldwide thereby bringing ATB’s local Nigerian content combined with international best practices in partnership with alliance partners.
We are looking for professionals to fill the positions below:
Job Position: Accountants
Job Requirements

Good degree from a reputable University
1 -2 years experience in related areas
Peachtree Experience a must.
Additional Requirements
Excellent Communication & Presentation Skills
Good interpersonal & Analytical Skills
Computer Literacy (Office Suites etc)
Proactive Nature.
Application Deadline
3rd February, 2011
Method of Application
Interested and qualified Applicants should Send their CV to: [email protected]



Accountant and Contract Manager at Support to Reforming Institutions Programm (SRIP)

Support to Reforming Institution Programm in Collaboration with the  Federal Government of Nigeria is recruiting for the under-listed positionsPROGRAMME MANAGEMENT UNIT


The Support to Reforming Institutions Programme is an European Union Funded programme in collaboration with the Federal Government of Nigeria. The programme is designed to contribute to poverty reduction through effective public service delivery and ensuring transparent budgeting process through its Programme Management Unit (PMU) and six State Technical Units (STUs)

The programme requires the service of a qualified, experienced and dynamic candidate with proven track record for the following position.

Jigawa State – Starting date- as soon as possible

University degree in Accounting, Finance or Banking with an additional qualification either ICAN or CPA, the candidate must be fluent in English.

The ideal candidate must have at least 5 years of professional experience; experience in government administration is advantage. Knowledge of European Development Fund procedures, at least 2 years of specific experience in preparation and management of tender and contracts. Must be computer literate (Word and Excel). Previous experience in financial management and contract management in a large donor funded project, preferably by the European Commission, would be a distinctive advantage.

SUBMISSION; Application must reach the Programme Management Unit on or before 31st July, 2010 by email: .

To download CV format and for further information, please visit our website @


GRID Consulting vacancies: Chief Accountant

GRID Consulting recruiting
Established over 25 years ago, GRID Consulting is a leading multi-disciplinary management consultancy firm specialised in providing consulting services in financial management system strengthening, institutional and organisational development, as well as human resource management services in the
public and private sector both in Nigeria and across sub Saharan Africa.
Strong on providing tailored services in public and private sectors, our inputs directly support sustainable long-term economic and human development reforms. We work with corporations, state and national governments, major international development partners as well as the civil society to deliver our solutions.
Continued growth has created requires the recruitment of a number of Accountants to work within GRID as follows:
Chief Accountant
This position will have overall responsibility for all internal accounting functions of GRID. Managing a team of six, the chief accountant will report to the managing director and will have the primary responsibility of the day-to-day operations of the accounting department including accounts payable/receivable, planning/forecasting, a substantial payroll, and the generation of management accounting reports. S/he will also continually monitor and report on the company’s financial management systems as well as on all financial-related activities of the company.
The ideal candidate should be a professionally qualified accountant with a minimum of 10 years professional experience in an accounts generating function. At least 5 of these years must have been spent in a management role with responsibility for overseeing the functions of other accounting staff. Strong knowledge of using computerised accounting packages is critical; as is the ability to compile, present and defend management and final accounts. In addition we require a good communicator with a proven track record of setting up accounting systems and strong Excel skills.
The positions will be based in Ikoyi Lagos, and will be subject to a probationary period of six months. Our remuneration rates are very competitive.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of suitability setting out what skills & experience they would bring to GRID Consulting, their reasons for applying & comprehensive CVs together with contact addresses, & telephone numbers all in electronic form to
Applications must be received by 16th of July 2010.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview by the 31st of July, 2010 with a view to the successful candidate commencing work as soon as possible thereafter.


Accountant at ACNE

Our client ACNE (HR) Consulting requires for immediate this personnel


Applicants for this position must not be more than 35 years and must have at least an HND (upper credit) in Accounting or a BSc (2.2 or better) in Accounting from a recognized and Reputable institution.

Applicants must also have at least 4 years post NYSC working experience as an accountant in a medium sized organizations
Candidates must be able to operate paperless accounting systems

Any person interested in this position should email their CVs to [email protected] on or before 15th December 2009. Communication will be email only so interested candidate should ensure that reliable email addresses and mobile phone numbers are included on their CVs. Only persons who meet the minimum requirements for the position applied for will be contacted


Mife Construction: Technical Accountant

Mife Construction provides a broad spectrum of engineering services which include the building of roads, bridges, and civil works on oil drilling locations. Mife Construction is a multi-disciplinary engineering
contractor with a number of heavy civil engineering projects throughout the country.

As a result of expansion in the activities of this company we now have an opening for a Technical/Financial Accountant; preferably the successful candidate must have worked in a construction or engineering company


Review of resource inputs to each project and the completion certificates generated on monthly basis to ascertain effective production

Variance analysis of resource inputs and invoicing against budgeted amounts

Periodic reports on profit and loss per project to management

Review of internal control procedures in operation in the company and recommend changes where necessary

Reporting to Chief Accountant


A Minimum of a second class lower division degree in Accounting or Business Management and (or) Civil Engineering. An MBA, ACCA or ICAN will be an added advantage.

Not less than 30 years of age

A Minimum of 4-6 years of cognate experience in construction or related industry.

A passionate, innovative, flexible, and motivated individual willing to work in a highly challenging environment




Please send your CV to [email protected], on or before 15th November 2009.