[Vacancy] Accountant – Sales Support Retail, Finance at MTN Nigeria

About the Company

MTN Nigeria – The leader in telecommunications in Nigeria, and a part of a diverse community in Africa and the Middle East, our brand is instantly recognisable. It is through our compelling brand that we are able to attract the right talents who we carefully nurture by continuously improving our employment offerings even beyond reward and recognition.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Details

Job Title: Accountant – Sales Support Retail, Finance

Job Identification: 3125
Location: Lagos
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Category: MTN Level 2
Reports To: Manager – Financial Operations
Division: Finance


  • To coordinate the reconciliation of all general ledger accounts managed by the Sales Support and Financial Control Department.
  • Cash Management and reconciliation of all collections from the commercial sales channels and online sales channels.
  • Pricing and Discount Management and Inventory Management.


  • Ensure that payments made by Distributors are reconciled to the respective bank accounts, distributor transactions are reconciled to the general ledger, and inventory sub-ledgers are reconciled to inventory general ledger accounts.
  • Track and monitor key business processes, maintain a risk register, identify servicing and operational constraints and gaps, and analyze and provide feedback and recommendations to attain service excellence and cost effectiveness.
  • Initiate and review all requests for new General Ledger (GL) accounts from commercial business units and propose GL mapping for new entries impacting the general ledger.
  • Conduct a periodic review or analysis of inventory general ledger information, investigate and resolve reconciling items, and adjust entries to correct errors noted.
  • Assist with ad-hoc wholesale accounting projects or assignments in support of the department.
  • Ensure and monitor central warehouse, B2B, and service center stock counts, and review consolidated stock counts and variance reports for these locations to ensure the integrity of inventory data.
  • Supervise the raising and posting of necessary accounting entries for provision for stock losses and stock write-offs upon approval by appropriate authorities.
  • Work with the Revenue Assurance Unit and Business Risk to ensure that inventory-associated risks are proactively managed.
  • Supervise the periodic review and analysis of Inventory sub-ledger and general ledger information across the system, such as IFS and Fusion.
  • Review sales operations business processes and systems and adopt or develop a framework to standardize or optimize work methods and activities and ensure quality of services and adequacy of operating processes.
  • Review Key Performance Indicators with respect to departmental business processes and work with process owners to develop pragmatic targets and methods and frequencies of measurement.
  • Perform process and quality assurance audits to ensure standards and practices are consistent with those approved at MTNN.
  • Generate reports and manage process-related data as required and in support of departmental operations.
  • Production of month-end reporting and ad-hoc reporting to all the relevant stakeholders for management decision-making
  • Liaise with IS to ensure proper integration of business-reporting requirements.
  • Participate in projects, new product rollouts, cross-functional activities, stakeholder management, and issue resolutions.
  • Prepare detailed reports about any discrepancies that occur in the financial year and other related reports on a timely basis for relevant stakeholders.

Job Requirements


  • First Degree in any related discipline.
  • A professional accounting qualification.
  • Fluent in English.


  • 3 – 7 years experience in an area of specialization, with experience working with others.
  • Experience in a similar or related function.
  • Experience working in a medium-sized organization.

Application Closing Date
1st August, 2023 at 10:59 PM.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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