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Budget Accountant


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Reference Number:
AJS0011179
Job Category:
Preferred Degree:
Bachelors Degree
Job Type:
Permanent/Full Time
Job Country:
Job Location:
Number of Jobs:
1
Experience (Years):
4-6
Created:
25 August 2011
Job Description

Job Title
Budget Accountant
Department:
Finance
Location:
Lagos
Job Description:
•Prepare budget formats and standardised forms and input sheets on the Business Planning software and assist in the testing of all calculations.
•Coordinate and supervise distribution of budgets and related material; respond to a variety of enquiries regarding budget procedures and information needs from a variety of sources and promptly proffer solutions to emerging problems.
•Participate in the coaching of all budget coordinators in other divisions on the budget presentation tools, the Business Planning and other Budget software.
•Ensure all department budget coordinators conform to standard budgetary working policies, processes and procedures.
•Cross-check the accuracy of data received from departments such as assumptions, headcount, organogram and Opex and is in alignment to company strategy.
•Assist with critically reviewing and analysing departmental budget requests and make recommendations for approval or modifications; arrange for budget meetings.
•Assist in the preparation of MTNN Business Plan and automating the Business Plan in the Business Planning software and ensuring that Business Plan calculations are accurate and realistic.
•Assist with the preparation of strategy documents according to internal and external Board requirements and Banks.
•Upload the MTNN financial and non-financial budget on the Group’s consolidation software - Hyperion Financial Management.
•Assist in incorporating sub projects into the Business Plan – scenario analysis.
•Assist in incorporating other systems such as Magic, IFS with the Business Planning software, review that the data is accurate and correct.
•Facilitate effective budgetary control systems by providing the budget assumptions in explaining monthly OPEX variances
•Liaise with budget coordinators to facilitate timely submission of inputs
Job Conditions:     Normal MTNN working conditions Extended working hours
Reporting To:     Business Planning Manager
Required Skills:
•A good first degree in Accounting or any other numerate discipline
•A professional accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CPA etc)
4 Years work experience which includes:
•Finance, budget or management reporting in a multinational environment
•Experience in a Financial Reporting function is desirable
•Experience in Data mining and analysis
•Experience in Enterprise Financial Systems
•Experience in telecommunications industry will be an added advantage.
Employment Status :
Permanent
Qualification:
A good first degree in Accounting or any other numerate discipline A professional accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CPA etc)

AJS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS AND AJS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON BANK ACCOUNTS. SOME EMPLOYERS MAY ACKNOWLEDGE YOUR APPLICATION.

  MTN Nigeria
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