Chief Accountant 1 at BASF West Africa Limited November, 2019

BASF West Africa Limited is recruiting for fulltime Chief Accountant 1.

Job Details

BASF West Africa Limited – We are the world’s leading chemical company because we offer intelligent solutions for our customers and for a sustainable future. We link and develop people with diverse talents all over the world. For you, this means a variety of ways to advance. Not only your performance but also your personality matter to us. At BASF, careers develop from opportunities.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Chief Accountant 1

Job Id: 44045
Location: Lagos
Job field: Finance, Controlling & Audit
Job conditions: Permanent

What You Can Expect

  • Responsible for adherence to and compliance with company guidelines and procedures, and compliance with country legal regulations.
  • All requirements of the business and function are carried out timeously and effectively within the department.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of data within the organization.
  • Responsible for the financial statements of the company.

Core responsibilities will include the following:

  • Perform monthly tax calculations and annual income tax returns also ensuring provisional tax returns in accordance with local legislation
  • Submission and filing of tax returns
  • Preparation of quarterly and year-end tax reporting
  • Ensure adequate internal controls over taxes are implemented to ensure income tax compliance
  • Posting of general journals & performing GL Recons on time. Ensuring clearing of old items, adequate documentation to support recons, and reasonability checks
  • Performing various bank recons and ensuring all items are cleared timeously. Liaise with team members in the finance departments on clearing
  • Perform finalization of the month end reporting
  • Ensuring that adequate internal controls are implemented over general ledger
  • Assist with monthly P& L preparation, analysis and reporting
  • Checking of creditor reconciliations
  • Preparation of annual financial statements in line with IFRS
  • Active involvement and liaison with internal and external auditors
  • Responsible for monitoring of accrual orders and its creation
  • Ad hoc projects
  • And any other finance related functions.


Job Requirements

Min Required Experience:

3 year(s)

Min Qualification:

Not Specified

Desired Courses:

Not Specified

Other Requirements:

What We Expect

  • Chartered Accountant (ACCA/ ACA)
  • Minimum 3 years in similar position
  • Exposure in the Construction Chemicals (EB) industry
  • High proficiency in SAP and MS Office.

We Offer

  • Responsibility from day one in a challenging work environment & on-the-job training as part of a committed team.
  • Competitive compensation including attractive benefits as well as excellent career opportunities in an international company. BASF is an equal opportunity employer.
  • We embrace diversity & the principles of employment equity.

Application Closing Date
5th December, 2019.

Apply on External Site

Have difficulty applying via above button? You can Click Here to Apply

About Basf West Africa

  • Type: Private
  • Headquarters: 1 Murtala Muhammed Drive, Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria

BASF is a world’s leading chemical company, because we offer intelligent solutions both for our customers and for a sustainable future. At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doin…Know More about Basf West Africa

Some Similiar Companies Currently Recruiting

1 Position – 11 Locations

Click Here to Leave a Comment Below 0 comments