Cost & Management Accountant Vacancy in a Paint/Industrial Chemical Company in Lagos

Stresert Services Limited – Our client, a big player in the Paint/
Industrial Chemical segment of the Nigerian economy, is recruiting to
fill the position below:

Job Title: Cost & Management Accountant
Location:
Lagos
Job Brief

  • The Cost & Management Accountant will assist senior
    management in making critical business decisions by analyzing and
    presenting key financial data. He/she will oversee accounting procedures
    and prepare forecasts, budgets and risk analysis.
  • He/she will assume responsibility of cost accounting tasks and
    be both a strategist and a decision maker. The goal is to contribute to
    the decision making process of management that will ensure business
    growth and long-term success.
  • He must have an exceptional analytical mind combined with a strong business orientation.

Responsibilities

  • To prepare timely and accurate costing and financial information
    for cost control and other business management required information

Specific Tasks

  • Gather and analyze financial information for internal and
    external use including Management accounts, cash flow and balance sheet
    position for the business
  • Review product cost structure / cost centers
  • Evaluate the company’s performance using key financial data
  • Make financial forecasts to assist business planning and decision-making
  • Drive / monitor variance and variance resolutions in a timely manner
  • Conduct risk assessment and advise on ways to minimize risk
  • Supervise lower-level personnel in the finance team
  • Responsibility for operational funding to support the business activities
  • Drive the budget activities and ensure strict compliance
  • Assume responsibility of accounting procedures

Required Experience and skills

  • Proven experience as management accountant or similar role
  • Analytical mind with aptitude in math
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • A problem-solver with attention to detail
  • Organizational and leadership skills
  • Solid knowledge of basic and advanced accounting and financial principles and practices
  • Excellent knowledge of cost accounting and reporting
  • Excellent knowledge or risk analysis, budgeting and forecasting
  • Working knowledge of financial software and MS Office

Academic Requirements:

  • B.Sc degree or HND in Accounting
  • Good Computer skills- Ms Word, Ms Excel, Ms Power Point.
  • Good analytical Skills.
  • Must have minimum 8 years relevant experience
  • ICAN certification an added advantage.
  • Physical and mental alertness.

Salary
Salary range is between N3, 000, 000 – N 4, 000, 000 gross/ annum



How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: recruitment@stresertservices.com using ‘COMAG’ as subject of mail

Note: Wrongly titled applications will not be considered, please be guided

Application Deadline  5th December, 2016.

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