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Head Account Payables at Airtel Nigeria

Airtel Nigeria Job Vacancies (7 Positions)
  • Full Time
  • Lagos

Head Account Payables at Airtel Nigeria


Head Account Payables at Airtel Nigeria

Head Account Payables at Airtel Nigeria

Airtel Nigeria (Airtel Networks Limited) is a leading telecommunications services provider in Nigeria headquartered in Lagos, the commercial nerve-centre of Nigeria. The telco ranks amongst the top four mobile service providers in terms of subscribers with a customer base of more than 39.8 million. The company’s product offerings include 2G, 3G and 4G wireless services, mobile commerce and enterprise services.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Head, Account Payables

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Provide management with information relevant to aid decision making aimed at Operational expenses efficiency.

Key Responsibilities
Intercompany Accounts Reconciliation:

  • Liaise with all other Airtel Opcos for transactions closure.
  • Ensure an up-to-date reconciliation of all intercompany balance.
  • Ensure 100% signed-off of intercompany balances is obtained monthly.

Month End Closure Process:

  • Timely and accurate submission of all HQ required reports.
  • Ensure that HQ accounting guidelines and process are being complied with no deviation.
  • Perform monthly revaluation of all foreign denominated balance and reconciled the forex revaluation to MAPA.
  • Liaise with all other units within the Directorates for any variances noted during trial balance review for month end closure.
  • Ensure closure of monthly closure of financials through upload of trial balance into Hyperion Financial Management application.
  • Co-ordinate submission of all AGs Alignment and DTR schedules within Group timeline.

Preparation of Financial Statements:

  • Up to date knowledge of changes to international accounting standards.
  • Ensure annual financial statements are prepared in line with current international accounting standards.
  • Co-ordinate all stakeholder within the business for timeline completion of annual financial statements.

Internal & External Audit Exercise:

  • Facilitate smooth running of all audit exercise within Financial Reporting directorate.

Adhoc Activities:

  • Act as a link between Nigeria Financial Reporting team and Group FR team.
  • Ensure all prompt response to all HQ queries.
  • Coordinate the activities of Airtel Money and TowerCo.

Educational Qualifications and Technical Skills

  • Graduate Degree in Accounting or related discipline; Professional qualification in accounting.
  • Chartered Accountant: ACCA/ACA.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office tools.
  • Adept user of accounting packages; Oracle ERP and Hyperion Financial Management (HFM).
  • Good Communication (Oral & Written) and Inter-personal skills.
  • Detail Oriented and Analytical.
  • Spontaneous and logical.

Relevant Experience:

  • 7-8 years preferably in FMCG, Communication & Telecom.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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