Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Job at GE Nigeria

GE Nigeria is looking to recruit a Financial Controller (Africa)
GE is committed to growth and intends to strengthen its accounting function in its Global Business Services (GBS) division. This position will be based in Lagos, Nigeria.
The successful candidate will provide leadership in financial Controls and ensure business, statutory reporting and compliance of GBS operations in Africa.
Essential Responsibilities
Ensure all documentation is compliant with local legislation and GE internal requirements
  • Track quality and timeliness of the various controllership metrics
  • Liason between the centre leader and the reporting team in (Head Quarters) HQ.
  • Ownership of the balance sheet of GBS Africa.
  • Follow up on stat and tax filing
  • Filling of monthly/quarterly and annual financial reports
  • Take ownership of management and statutory reports
  • Follow up on external audit reports and accounts reconciliation process
  • Ensure the correct implementation and understanding of the financial rules
  • Ensure COE transaction for all countries managed centrally are compliant
  • Ensure system tie out is done regularly
  • Ensure Self-assessments are done and open items are closed timely
  • Handle technical queries from the team
  • Ensure compliance to financial policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of various tax regimes in Africa.
  • Good communication and analytical skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously & prioritize workload
  • High level of personal energy
  • Fluent in English
  • University or college degree – preferably College of Finance and Accounting
  • CPA or equivalent
  • Tax advisory degree is an advantage
  • Solid Finance background in general accounting, analysis, statutory, US GAAP reporting, with 10- 12 years experience
  • Experience in multinational environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office
  • Excellent organisation skills, open mind-set, high self-confidence, self-driven
  • Team player, service mind-set, excellent interpersonal skills (oral and written communication, good listener & constructive)
  • Pro-active attitude to continuously find new challenges and deliver good results – Demonstrated ability to plan and manage several assignments at once

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