key member of the Management team, the Head Accountant will report to
the board of directors and assume a strategic role in the overall management of
the company. The Head Accountant will have primary day-to-day responsibility for planning,
implementing, managing and controlling all financial-related activities of the
company. This will include direct responsibility for accounting, finance,
forecasting, strategic planning, job costing, legal, property management, deal
analysis and negotiations, investor relationships and partnership compliance
and private and institutional financing.
Provides leadership in the development for the
continuous evaluation of short and long-term strategic financial objectives.
Ensure credibility of the Finance group by providing
timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial trends and forecasts.
Take hands-on lead position of developing,
implementing, and maintaining a comprehensive job cost system.
Direct and oversee all aspects of the Finance
& Accounting functions of the organization.
Evaluates and advises on the impact of long
range planning, introduction of new programs/ strategies and regulatory action.
Establish and maintain strong relationships with
senior executives so as to identify their needs and seek full range of business
Provide executive management with advice on the
financial implications of business activities.
Manage processes for financial forecasting,
budgets and consolidation and reporting to the Company
Provide recommendations to strategically enhance
financial performance and business opportunities.
Ensure that effective internal controls are in
place and ensure compliance with IFRS and applicable federal, state and local
regulatory laws and rules for financial and tax reporting.
Qualifications and Requirements:
BSc Degree with a minimum of 2.2.
Must be a Chartered Accountant (ICAN Certified).
Knowledge of IFRS
Must reside in Asaba, Delta State
MBA is highly desirable.
8+ years in progressively responsible financial
leadership roles, preferably in a structured company.
Strong interpersonal skills, ability to
communicate and manage well at all levels of the organization and with staff at
remote locations essential.
Strong problem solving and creative skills and
the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and
High level of integrity and dependability with a
strong sense of urgency and results-orientation.
PC proficiency is essential (Windows
environment) and strong working knowledge of Sage Accounting software is