Job Summary

Plan, implement and manage the financial activities of the company, including strategic planning and budgeting

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 10 years

Job Description

CIBI Nigeria Limited a pioneer granite quarrying and processing company located in Kaduna seeks to fill the position of Accountant with a suitably and qualified person. 

Minimum Qualification: HND/Degree in Accounting

Experience Level: Senior/Management level

Experience Length: 10 years


Job Description 

The Accountant’s role is to: plan, implement and manage the financial activities of the company, including strategic planning and budgeting, treasury management, financial control and risk management, interfacing with regulators and financial institutions on behalf of the company.


Essential Competencies:

Critical, Analytical, Strategic Thinking and Problem-Solving skills

Ability to plan, execute and monitor work across business functions

Experience managing teams

Thorough knowledge of finance and accounting principles and procedures

In-depth knowledge of corporate finance law 

Good interpersonal skills, Team player with a high sense of Emotional intelligence

Organisational management skills and ability to manage deadlines

Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods

Demonstrated ability to handle confidential information in a sensitive and tactful manner.

Ability to plan, manage and follow through on assignments and communicate at all levels of the leadership within the organization –in a timely and professional manner

Proficiency in IT and relevant accounting software.


Key Functions:

Responsibilities will include the following:

Strategic Functions

Provide strategic financial analysis and leadership on decision-making issues affecting the Company.

Undertake financial analysis periodically and timely strategic financial statements, to assist the Senior Management Team  in evaluating the profitability of income streams and potential for cost efficiencies 

Would be required to enhance and/or develop, implement and enforce Financial policies and procedures of Company by way of systems that will improve the overall operation and effectiveness of the company.


Accounting and Tax Management

Prepare and send accurate, complete and timely financial and management reports, which will include weekly/monthly/quarterly management accounts and balance sheet control Oversee, monthly reconciliation of all Company Bank accounts 

Treasury & Working Capital Management –manage authorization of weekly electronic and manual payments.

Advise management with weekly/monthly expense report at both the Quarry and Factory

Act as liaison with bankers on loan facilities and other correspondences. 

Develop a reliable cash flow projection and facilitate cash management policies that balance receivables collection with payables and include a minimum cash threshold to meet operating needs.

Prepare the cash flow statements, income and expenditure accounts, tax returns and balance sheet and a monthly performance review.

Ensure all associates/employees in the department adhere to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

Assess the financial impact of strategic changes to existing practices and policies.

Advise management on daily bank positions.

Ensure that the company is in compliance with all statutory requirements including:

Payment and filing of VAT returns, 

PAYE and Pension remittance 

Withholding deduction and remittance

Corporate Income Tax-Liaising with auditors on the payments.


Budget

Drafting and management of the annual budget 

Monitor budget development, forecasts, compensation planning, variances justification, and expense control.

Lead the development of operating budgets and make resource allocation recommendations to Management.

Coordinate the annual financial budgeting process to ensure alignment with stakeholders.

Monitor expenditure to ensure adherence to the company’s fiscal year budget.

Continuously improve on the budgeting process through engagement of other departmental heads on financial issues impacting department budgets.

Analyze budget variances and consolidate the financial statement for further analysis.


Audit: 

Ensure timely submission of all external reports such as Audit/Tax Reports etc.

Ensure that annual audit requirements are met.


Education and Qualifications Requirements

  • 10 Years proven work experience in Finance or Accounting and able to transition into the role of a Financial Controller in future
  • Proficiency in accounting software is a plus
  • HND/BSc/BA in Accounting
  • Membership of ACCA/ICAN
  • MSc/MBA is a plus

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