Vacancy for Chief Accountant 1 at BASF West Africa Limited

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
  • 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
  • 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
  • And any other finance related functions.

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.

Deadline: 5th December, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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