Accounting Job at Airtel

Airtel Nigeria (Airtel Networks Limited), a leading mobile telecommunication services provider in Nigeria and a member of Airtel Africa Group, is committed to providing innovative, exciting, affordable and quality mobile services to Nigerians, giving them the freedom to communicate, rise above their daily challenges and drive economic and social development.
The company made history on August 5, 2001 by becoming the first telecoms operator to launch commercial GSM services in Nigeria and has scored a series of many “firsts” in the highly competitive Nigerian telecommunications market including the first to introduce toll-free 24-hour customer care; first to launch service in all the six geo-political zones in the country; first to introduce affordable recharge denominations; first to introduce monthly free SMS and first to introduce monthly airtime bonus.

Job Title:  Manager Accounts Payable

Job description
The successful candidate will oversee all accrual and month-end reporting  for departmental functions, vendor reconciliation, intercompany cross charges  and payable reporting requirement.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Month End Accruals and Reporting – 

  • Ensure accuracy and completeness of all OPEX  and departmental expenses
  • Ensure that all accrual expense booked for the month have verifiable back-up scheduled
  • Ensure timely submission of validated user group input to ACE
  • Ensure accuracy of  review decks for  departmental functions and review with Head AP, VP FRC and CFO

Vendor  Reconciliation –

  • Ensure Strategic Vendors and Category A Vendors are reconciled monthly, Category B Vendors are reconciled Quarterly   while Categories B & C are done half yearly and annually respectively
  • Ensure reconciliation are done in line with group policy and Opco Target for reconciliation
  • Ensure NDC are obtained for all reconciliation done
  • Ensure open issues arising from reconciliation do not age more than 30 days

Balance Sheet Hygiene –

  • Ensure that all accruals  in the books are not beyond three (3) months of ageing without any escalation
  • Ensure monthly balance sheet reconciliations for allocated accounts
  • Ensure account clean-up for reconciling items arising from balance sheet reconciliations

Internal and External Audit –

  • Ensure timely submission of auditors schedules
  • Attend to queries raised by auditors during internal and external audit

Intercompany Cross Charges –

  • Ensure timely submission of intercompany debit note to HQ
  • Ensure intercompany cross charges are booked on the AGIS module monthly

Reporting – 

  • Ensure timely submission of all AG Alignment and DTR Schedules
  • Ensure timely submission of the weekly AP Score Card
  • Ensure timely submission of  Other AP related adhoc Reports

Relevant Skill and Experience

  • A university degree i.e. B. Sc/HND in Social Sciences or any numerate discipline
  • Masters degree and/ or MBA will be an added advantage
  • Professional qualification (ACIB, ACA, ACCA, CPA) is mandatory
  • Minimum of 6 years post-NYSC experience in Financial Accounting 2 of which must  be in Supervisory Position

Other requirements (Behavioural etc.)

  • Good interpersonal relationship
  • Personal organization and effectiveness
  • Attention for details
  • Strong ethics
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Result oriented
  • Ability to work under pressure

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here to Apply

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