Friday, 24 March 2017

VACANCY: SENIOR ACCOUNTANT AT ABUJA ELECTRICITY DIST. CO.

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC Plc) one of the 11 privatized Electricity Distribution companies in Nigeria that operates in the following states; Kogi, Niger, Nasarawa and Abuja, is presently recruiting for the position below:

Job Title: Senior Accountant

Location: Abuja Nigeria

Job Description

Under direction, performs a variety of professional level accounting duties involved in preparing, maintaining, analyzing, verifying, and reconciling complex financial transactions, statements, records, and reports; maintains the accuracy of the Company’s ledgers and subsidiary financial systems; assists in the preparation of assigned budgets, annual audit, and year end closing; and provides highly responsible staff assistance to assigned management staff.
This position provides the successful candidate with the opportunity to make an immediate bottom-line impact in a promising Company.

Roles and Responsibilities

Coordinate the posting and documentation of transactions across the business operations and head office
Review business transactions internally to ensure compliance with company rules and group policy
Prepare monthly comprehensive financial reports to meet aggressive deadlines for use by both internal and external stakeholders
Perform analyses and prepare internal reporting package including operating metrics, financial controls and performance indicators to help in improving business performance
Responsible for the coordination efforts between sections within finance and other departments to ensure proper work flow, efficiency and cost control
Identify opportunities to, and improve efficiency and quality of processes in the department
Champion compliance with IFRS and approved internal financial reporting procedures
Work with external Auditors to facilitate statutory audit process
Ensure effective reconciliation of accounting schedules and manage recurring items
Effectively communicate with people at all levels
Strong mentorship skills and ability to build staff capacity on financial best practice
Carry out other duties as assigned from time to time.

Personal Attributes and Qualifications

Knowledge of IFRS and provisions applicable to the utility sector
Conversant with the monthly and year end closing procedures
Strong organizational, problem-solving and analytical skills, a critical thinker
Provide guidance and direction to internal team for improving operational and financial performance
Manage priorities and workflow
Good judgement with the ability to make timely and sound decisions
In-depth understanding of internal and external economic and financial issues which impact the business and future trends
Understand critical business processes and use best judgement to proffer solutions
Minimum B.Sc/BA in Accounting, Finance or Business related course/Masters in these fields would be a plus
Minimum of seven years' relevant experience

Integrity and professionalism
Good Computer skills i.e. able to use Microsoft package effectively
Good interpersonal and Communication skills
Self motivation and self initiative
Skills to do analyses and statistics
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

Application Closing Date
31st March, 2017

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their curriculum vitae and a cover letter to: senior.accountant@abujaelectricity.com the subject of your email should be the position being applied for. Failure to follow the instruction will lead to disqualification of your application.

The cover letter should be addressed to:
The MD/CEO,
Abuja Electricity Distribution Company Plc,
1 Ziquinchor Street, Off IBB Way
Wuse Zone 4,
Abuja, FCT,
Nigeria.
Attention: The Director, Corporate Services.

Note: Only applications sent via the above email address will be treated.


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