Senior Accountant at Michael Stevens Consulting

Michael Stevens Consulting – Our client, a first class EPC company requires for immediate employment a suitably qualified candidate for the position below:

Job Title: Senior Accountant

Principal Accountabilities
The duties identified below are the essential functions of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

  • Use advanced knowledge of accounting to prepare, examine, or analyze accounting records, financial statements, or other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.
  • Identify risk management issues.

This position will work in support of the Internal Audit management by:

  • Demonstrating advanced understanding of internal control concepts and experience apply them to plan, perform, manage and report on the evaluation of various business processes/areas/functions;
  • Working with management to implement the audit plan and system to assess the controls in place that mitigate identified risks to Takeda;
  • Reviewing the day-to-day activities of resources from the co-sourcing consulting firm, including assessing and revising proposed audit programs, coordinating the review of documentation and implementing the interview schedule;
  • Writing and working with management to communicate action plans resulting from audit findings and recommendations, ensuring that all significant areas are appropriately documented and addressed;
  • Primary point of contact to manage audit files and records, ensuring files are maintained in accordance with Record Retention schedules;
  • Demonstrating advanced knowledge to identify risk areas to through formal and informal risk assessments and gap analyses;
  • Building networks and relationships with other functional areas to build support for the audit plans and initiatives;
  • Ensuring adequate supervision of guest auditors.


Qualifications


  • To perform this position successfully, an individual must demonstrate regular, predictable attendance and be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge and skill required. The individual must be able to successfully pass background checks.

Education/Certification/Licensure:


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Bachelor's Degree in another discipline with appropriate coursework in tax and accounting.


Experience Required:

  • Typically requires 7-10 years of previous accounting and auditing experience with a minimum of 4 years in an international audit firm.

Knowledge and Skills Required:


  • Advanced knowledge of general accounting principles and standards.
  • Proficient use of computer applications, such as MS Office and accounting software.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong mathematical, statistical, analytical, and project management skills.
  • Proficient with relevant technical accounting tools, such as tax programs, research platforms, risk assessment technology, electronic binders, client portals, etc.


Physical Requirements:

  • To accomplish the essential functions of the position, one must be physically able to operate or work with computers, calculators, reference books, computer software applications, phones, and other standard office equipment.
  • The physical activities of the position include talking, reaching, grasping, light lifting, bending, squatting, and other repetitive motions.

Working Conditions
  • Work is considered sedentary and performed mainly in a pleasant office environment with rare exposure to environmental factors.
  • Minimal safety hazards with general office working conditions.
  • Travel varies based upon client needs.

Contacts:


  • Position has frequent contact with all levels of team members, clients, vendors, government agencies, professional groups, legal advisors, and consultants.

Job Location: Port Harcourt

Application Closing Date
24th July, 2017.

How to apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV's to: recruitment.ph@michaelstevens-consulting.com with the Job Title as subject of the mail.


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