Senior Officer, Financial Reporting & Control at IHS Towers

IHS Towers is the biggest autonomous mobile telecommunications substructure provider in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Established in 2001, IHS offers services across the full tower value chain – colocation on owned towers, deployment and managed services.

Presently, IHS Towers has operations in Nigeria, Côte d’Ivoire, Cameroon, Zambia and Rwanda. Subsequent to the recent acquisitions of MTN and Etisalat’s tower systems in Nigeria, IHS owns more than 23,300 towers in Africa. They are hiring to fill the following positions described below.

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Job Title: Senior Officer, Financial Reporting & Control

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

  • We are currently recruiting for a Senior Officer, Financial Reporting & Control. In this role, you will contribute towards effective financial reporting processes within the company through ownership of the general ledger and review of exceptions in the balance sheet and profit & loss trends.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

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  • Identify and propose relevant accounting adjustments required for accuracy of the Trial Balance and other routine accounting reports.
  • Identify the need for changes to accounting policies and systems in response to changes in global accounting standards and the immediate business environment.
  • Prepare stand-alone and consolidated annual financial statements, attend to all review comments, and follow through to final sign-off.
  • Prepare monthly summarized management financials and cash flow statements (CFS). Update based on reviews with process owners and relevant stakeholders.
  • Provide support for financial planning in the annual budget build-up and monthly variance analysis.
  • Prepare accounting models for sensitivity analysis and impact assessment of varying situations.
  • Continuously reassess financial reporting systems for all in-market entities, matching the trend of investing and financing activities to management expectations. The report identified exceptions to management.
  • Attend to other external stakeholder reporting queries and inquiries.
  • Prepare quarterly analytics for management reviews towards investor reporting.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Economics, Finance
  • Evidence of study towards or professional qualification of ACCA, ICAN
  • +4 years’ relevant work experience in audit and assurance, accounting, consulting, and preparation of IFRS financial statements.

Organizational Competencies:

  • Customer Focus
  • Innovation
  • Integrity
  • Be Bold.

Functional Competencies:

  • Accounting
  • Data Analysis & Reporting
  • Internal Audit
  • Use of MS Office Tools.

Behavioral Competencies:

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Attention to Detail
  • Initiative/ Judgement
  • Collaboration & Teamwork.

Application Closing Date
2nd December 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and suitably qualified individuals should: Click here to apply online

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