Financial Accounting Specialist Job at UAC - Career Opportunity in Nigeria
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Vacancy title:
Financial Accounting Specialist

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Business Management and Administration , Category: Management ]

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Deadline of this Job:
03 August 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Nigeria , Lagos , West Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, July 29, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

About Us
UAC foods limited is a joint venture business between uac of Nigeria plc. ( a leading indigenous conglomerate in nigeria) and Tiger Brands Limited( A South Africa Leading Food Giant). The Business is committed to quality products and into production of leading brands in the Snacks, Dairies and Beverage Categories. The Snacks Category consists of: Ga...

UAC Foods Limited - a joint venture business between UACN PLC and Tiger Brands of South Africa operating in the food sector of the economy is a leading producer of Snacks, Beverages, and Ice cream. Our brands include Gala Sausage Roll, Funtime Coconut Chips, Groundnut chips and Cupcake, SWAN Natural Spring Water and Supreme Ice Cream.
We are seeking to hire a Financial Accounting Specialist

Job Summary
Support the preparation of monthly, quarterly, annual reports, analyze financial data for reporting purposes and assist in the maintenance of financial information required by both internal and external parties. Responsible for managing the general accounting transactions, assist in month end closing process and preparation of financial statements.

You will be accountable for
Strategy Financial Records & Transaction
• Responsible for the reconciliation of all General Ledger accounts and Balance sheet review.
• Recording financial data such as accruals, deferrals, reclassifications, and interdepartmental entries into the ledger monthly.
• Support month end account close activities with the Financial Accounting Manager
• Support in Internal and External audit engagement with Auditors and ensure implementation of recommendations arising thereon in UFL.
• Maintain Chart of Accounts (COA) structure and ensure General ledger integrity.
• Support in the preparation of required monthly financial reports and other Key Performance Indicators (KPI) reports.
• Assist in the Preparation of annual Audited Financial Statement for
• Assist in the preparation of Inter-Company Accounts and Reports

Relationship Management
• Establish and manage effective relationships with key internal and external stakeholders on accounting for the business transactions.
• Provide technical desk support in the interpretation, application and adoption of accounting standards including International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
• Keeping abreast of regulatory requirements and best practices in accounting

Board Reports Support
• Support to prepare Board Packs, Audit & Risk pack, and Governance and Remuneration pack for Spring Waters Nigeria Ltd and UAC Foods Ltd
• Assist in the preparation of all required group reports to the Shareholders.

The ideal candidate will possess
• A Bachelor’s degree or HND Accounting,
• Possession of ACCA or ACA will be an added advantage
• Must have completed the NYSC program
• Minimum of 4 years’ experience in a Manufacturing Industry as a Financial Accountant
• Good Knowledge of IFRS, Nigerian GAAP
• Sound knowledge of SAP & Microsoft Excel
• Good communication skills- both written and verbal
• A keen eye for details and data driven
• Deadline orientated and ability to adhere to strict timelines

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 48

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job application procedure
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to:  using the position as subject of email.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Nigeria
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 03 August 2021
Duty Station: Lagos
Posted: 29-07-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 29-07-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 29-07-2065
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