Finance and Account Professional at an FMCG Company

A top leading company in the FMCG industry is currently headhunting for the position below:

Job Title: Finance and Account Professional

Location: Lagos

Function: Accounting and Tax

Industry: FMCG

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • The Finance and Account Professional will be responsible for Accounting, Reconciliation/Analysis, Accruals Accounting, Statutory Financial Reporting, Internal Controls & Process Improvement, Taxation & Returns, and Treasury.

Job Responsibilities

  • Carry out accounting standards within the General ledger using the professional knowledge of Statutory (IFRS) and US GAAP to ensure the compliance with company principles and practices.
  • Ensure that supporting documents to accounting inputs are obtained, authenticity and completeness are checked, calculations and coding prior their posting are verified.
  • Work with the supervisor in the month-end and year-end closing activities in liaison with other departments to ensure that they are performed in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Ensure General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Intercompany and Sundry Accounts Receivable accounts accuracy and correct accounting within established procedures.
  • Identify unusual or overdue items, reconcile/resolve the differences, select the appropriate corrective procedure and process the correction in the system to enable prepare the Company’s financial statements.
  • Prepare analyses of financial data in order to deepen understanding of the financial processes and subsequently to do them more effectively.
  • Ensure analysis of accruals in order to present over/under accruals to management and to implement process improvement.
  • Initiate, evaluate and propose measures that will improve the long term profitability of the company.
  • Make sure that local management and other internal parties are provided with timely and accurate reports on both regular and ad-hoc basis.
  • Liaise with IS in implementing such modifications. Co-operate with the Internal Controls and Compliance department in building a secure control environment that reflects the companies need to meet the highest standards of internal controls and ensure full compliance with principles and practices and all applicable standards.
  • Lead continuous information exchange within the organization and ensure that full compliance of PMI standards are reflected in all legal entities and a continuous training and improvement process is maintained.
  • Ensure VAT and WHT Tax returns are accurate, and timely submitted. Liaise with EEMA Tax for preparation of the annual TP documentation :
  • Liaise with the SCE team in Krakow to ensure effective cash and treasury management, also acting as the affiliates contact person with banks and other financial institutions

Job Requirements

  • BSc in Accounting, Banking and Finance, or any business-related course
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience
  • Possess a professional membership such ACA, ACCA or ICAN
  • Deep Knowledge of best practices of financial management.
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel, Peachtree, or similar finance and accounting software.
  • Financial management and financial reporting skills
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Strong personal integrity and accountability


NGN250,000 – 300,000 / Month.

Application Closing Date

8th March, 2021.

How to Apply

Qualified and interested candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] with “Finance and Account Professional” as the subject.

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