[Vacancy]: Accounts Officer Needed at Dangote

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July 9, 2024

Job Description

Job Summary

Okpella Cement Limited is seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented Accounts Officer to join our Finance team. In this role, you will be responsible for administering accounting operations to meet legal requirements. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in finance and accounting, excellent attention to detail, and the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review CAPEX purchase requisitions and ensure accurate upload of all fixed assets in the fixed asset register.
  • Calculate and record depreciation for all fixed assets in accordance with IFRS and DCP’s depreciation policies.
  • Review, interpret and apply fixed assets policies to fixed asset transactions at the plant including purchase, valuation, revaluation, accruals and disposal.
  • Reconcile the fixed asset sub-ledger to the general ledger on a periodic basis.
  • Review supplier invoices and supporting documents against invoice processing checklist in order to establish completeness and validity of details.
  • Generate variance analysis of planned vs. actual activity rates and standard prices on a monthly basis and investigate variances.
  • Match supplier invoices to purchase orders prior to processing to ensure consistency and identify errors/discrepancies/irregularities
  • Allocate costs for central or joint expenditure to relevant cost centers in line with DCP’s cost allocation policies
  • Ensure timely submission, accuracy and validity of inventory, gross margin schedules to the Team Lead, Management Accounting.
  • Ensure all new assets are properly labelled and set up in the fixed asset register and individual asset account.
  • Participate in month-end financial closing procedures
  • Prepare the year-end fixed asset/depreciation schedules for annual audit/review.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by Plant Financial Controller.

Requirements

Educational and Work Experience

  • B.Sc. or HND in Finance/ Accounting
  • Professional certification in Accounting (ACA, ACCA) is an added advantage
  • 3 – 9 years relevant work experience in Accounting or Finance function.

Skills and Competencies

  • Good knowledge and understanding of finance best practices, IFRS and other applicable accounting standards.
  • Basic knowledge of accounting packages and systems, preferably SAP.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Good data gathering, analysis and problem solving skills
  • High ethical standards and integrity.
  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office tools.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.

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