Management Accountant Needed By Spectrum Forwarding & International Logistics Limited

Spectrum Forwarding & International Logistics Limited have been practicing Logistics business since year 2004 and was incorporated and registered in Nigeria on the 29th December, 2009 with Corporate Affair Commission.


Job Title: 

Management Accountant

Job Descriptions
  • Contribute to the overall success of the organisation by effectively developing, directing, reviewing and implementing financial policies, controls and strategies for the company.
  • Build credibility across the organisation through a hands-on, collaborative approach by bringing commercial expertise and a forward thinking approach to financial management accounting, systems and controls.
  • Daily actual cash flow reporting to Board of Directors
  • Weekly and daily cash flow projections
  • Writing and reviewing Company Financial Statements
  • Supporting Technical Department with ad hoc analytical work
  • Act as lead contact for all banking relationships and payments for our subsidiaries
  • Work with internal stakeholders to assess financial status and identify methods for cost-reduction and efficiency improvements.
  • Production of timely and accurate quarterly management accounts and statutory annual financial statements
  • Develop financial and tax strategies in accordance with statutory regulations
  • Drive continuous improvement in systems and procedures
  • Support in the successful management of all accounting systems and controls
  • Develop performance measures that support the company's strategic plan
  • Manage the timetable for the shipping accountants to input budgeting, forecasting and monthly reporting requirements
  • Successfully coordinate the preparation of year end accounts and be the primary point of contact of the external auditors
  • Continually adapt and improve management reports
  • Create, develop and manage robust management accounts that provide accurate and high quality information to all stakeholders
  • Effectively communicate the management accounts and reports to stakeholders to facilitate decision making
  • Oversee the delivery of multiple and concurrent transformation initiatives within the finance team to support improved integration of data, accuracy and timeliness of financial reporting as well as analysis of trends
  • Ensure adequate resource and deployment of existing team to meet the demands of the business
  • Support the development and performance of your team members through the ongoing review of performance and KPIs
  • Ensure that your team members are engaged, motivated and have the support and guidance to perform
  • Review all international controls, propose and lead implementation of new and amended control procedures and processes when applicable.
  • Ensure balance sheet accounts are reconciled in a timely manner and reconciling items are resolved.
  • Motivate and ensure the dept is running smoothly in a fast paced, dynamic corporate environment.
Key Skills/Qualifications
  • Degree in Accounting, a practicing certificate from a recognized body (ACCA, AIA, ICAEW, CPA, etc.)
  • Minimum 3 years all round accounting experience, gained within an accountancy practice or with a shipping company, or in a corporate environment, with supporting academic accounting qualifications.
  • Significant experience operating at a financial management level
  • Experienced in Taxation – Income Tax, Corporation Tax and VAT
  • Must have good skills in man-management / supervisory skills to assist in the management of the accounting team.
  • In-depth knowledge of financial regulations and legislation
  • An all-rounder with the ability to deal with various and complex accounting tasks within a dynamic and challenging department.
  • Disciplined, organised and able to work within deadline set.
  • Objective-driven approach to task in hand.
  • Personal drive to succeed and an ability to priorities tasks effectively so as to meet the goals of the team within agreed deadlines;
  • Strong Skills in Excel, Word and knowledge of Macros a plus
  • Able to work as a member of a team, supporting colleagues and developing good working relationships;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Good written and verbal communication skills; an ability to communicate confidently with all levels of management and staff.
  • Good interpersonal skills

Job location
Lagos

Application Closing Date
9th December, 2016.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications via mail to [email protected]

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