Assistant Fund Accountant at Nestle Nigeria Plc

Nestle Nigeria Plc - As the Leading Nutrition Health and Wellness Company, we are committed to enhancing People's lives, everywhere, every day. Infact enhancing lives will influence everything we do together.

A presence in more than 130 countries and factories in more than 80 research centres brings many global benefits. We believe in long term career development and appreciate how challenges and motivation will help you reach your potential. Nestle Nigeria Plc upholds the principle of Non- Discrimination and Equal Employment Opportunities in its recruitment processes.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Assistant Fund Accountant
Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • We are currently looking to fill the role of an Assistant Fund Accountant to assist the Fund Accountant by capturing all vouchers and journals into General Ledger of individual Fund, to ensure that the books of accounts are properly kept, all required monthly schedules and reconciliations are accurately and timely completed, in order to ensure that the Financial Statements with all required schedules and notes are professionally prepared to reflect a true and fair view of the activities of the funds and in compliance with the provisions of Internal Financial Reporting Standards.

A day in the life of the Assistant Fund Accountant:

  • Ensures that all Financial Transactions - Vouchers, Receipts (Interest and Dividends), repayments to retirement accounts holders, payment for all expenses, investment considerations and journals are accurately and promptly captured into the General Ledger.
  • Ensures that all interest on Treasury Bills, Bonds and Money Market are duly accrued for and booked into the General Ledger and all related schedules duly updated.
  • Obtain from Human Resources all information relating to separated staff with a view to preparing vouchers and for payment of their gratuities (net of indebtedness to Nestle). Capture all payments in the General Ledger and all related schedules duly updated.
  • Liaise with Human Resources on benefits payment outstanding.
  • Assist the Fund Accountant in the preparation on Monthly and Quarterly Income Statement and Balance Sheet, with all relevant schedules, for all Funds - Pensions and Gratuity.
  • Generate Portfolio Valuation reports for all funds and reconcile same with the Pension Fund Custodian.
  • Receive Investment Instructions from the Fund Manager and books all transactions in the General Ledger and related schedules.
  • Ensure that charges and other ancillary entries emanating from banks are validated and checked for reasonableness before booking entries in the books.


  • B.Sc. / HND in Finance / Accounting
  • Professional Membership/Certification in relevant field i.e., ACA, ACCA
  • Update to date in Pension Reform Act 2014
  • Sound knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards
  • Sound Investment Analysis and modelling.
  • Professional knowledge of Financial Accounting
  • Verse in National Pension Commission's accounting Packages

We Offer

  • Interesting and challenging work in a global organisation - a branch of worldwide and well recognized FMCG
  • A work environment that promotes respect, professionalism and professional growth opportunities
  • Possibility of personal development & career advancement.
  • Possibility to work with a dynamic team of professionals and leaders
  • Possibility to work on challenging projects


How to Apply
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