La Fayette Microfinance Bank Ltd. is expected to start the operations in December 2012. To achieve its targets, La Fayette is launching an important recruitment campaign. The first test batch will be organized before the end of June 2012.
La Fayette Microfinance Bank Ltd. is recruiting here and now:
JOB TITLE: ACCOUNTANT
LOCATION: Ibadan, Oyo, Nigeria
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 06/25/2012
JOB REFERENCE: ADV_NIG_Accountant_0512
The Accountant is responsible for keeping the accounts, for delivering the standard range of financial information (general ledger and sub-ledgers, trial balances, balances, balance sheet and income statement, cash flow statement), and annex information required for financial analysis purpose and regulatory reporting.
He is also in charge of assessing the quality of basic information provided to him, of recommending improved ways to obtain and process it. He shall keep the company updated regarding accounting environment issues in relation to international standards and regulatory framework.
- PLANNING ACTIVITIES
To contribute to budget elaboration
To keep in touch with professional bodies and ensure ongoing technical surveys regarding evolution of accounting standards or requirements
- MANAGEMENT AND PRODUCTION ACTIVITIES
To compile accounting vouchers from branches and Head Office and to register them in the accounting software Sage
To closely monitor the cash flows of the institution in order to inform his supervisor of potential problems
To contribute to financial documents elaboration (trial balances, balances, balance sheet, income statement, statement of changes in financial position)
To contribute to budgetary follow-up
To calculate and register payrolls in the pay software.
To manage tax issues SSNIIT, PAYE, WHT (follow-up of due taxes, preparation of payments, follow-up of WHT receipts)
To contribute to the elaboration and update of accounting procedures
To produce regulatory NBFI returns, and send them to Central Bank of Nigeria after CFO’s validation
- CONTROL AND VERIFICATION MISSION:
To control and supervise staff under his/her responsibility
To bring to attention of his supervisor any matter considered as relevant regarding accounting, finance, treasury, tax, payroll, or budget matters
To provide both internal and external auditors with the required information
DECISION MAKING AND DELUSIONAL ENVIRONMENT
Reports to: CFO
Supervises: Accountant assistant and treasury officer
Internal relations: Head Office Department and branches
The Accountant shall demonstrate:
Ability to meet deadlines and to adhere to quality specifications established for financial documents;
Ability to forecast.
Quality of the day-to-day bookkeeping, and of the regular financial statements
Respect of the timelines for production of regulatory reporting and financial statements
Ability to control by self the consistency of his work, and consistency of the work of his supervisees
Ability to interact with his supervisees (training, coaching) and supervisor (reporting)
Writing and conceptual skills (procedures, instructions, formats)
Good command of spoken and written English
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