Friday, January 11, 2013

GE Nigeria Recruits Accountant

GE. We’re a global infrastructure, finance and media company taking on the world’s toughest challenges. And we are taking the strengths that have made us an industry leader and putting them to work in service of a new era of global business, with a focus on the world and the people we share it with. Through initiatives like ecomagination and healthymagination, we are developing the next generation of products and services to improve the way we use resources, impact our communities and care for each other. Join GE and you’ll discover a career opportunity of incredible diversity – across disciplines and around the globe.

 No other company invests in the development, training and advancement of its employees the way we do, because we believe it is our innovative thinking that is our strength, and that strength is what enables GE to make a positive impact on tomorrow, today. From jet engines to power generation, financial services to water processing, and medical imaging to turning imaginative ideas into leading products and services. GE is imagination at work

GE is recruiting to fill the below position of:

Job Title: Accountant 
Job Number: 1668502
Business: GE Corporate
Business Segment: Corporate Finance & Operating Components

Location: IIkoyi Lagos, Nigeria

Role Summary/Purpose
This role is to provide support to Account receivable process and work with the larger Reporting Team in ensuring integrity of financials.

Essential Responsibilities  
Support Account Receivables Team in analyzing allocation of customers’ receipts and resolving open items
Provide Reporting support to the Accounts Receivables Team for complete and accurate financials
Revenue/Cost matching, project cost monitoring, vouching and verification.
Maintain Chart of Accounts and ensure proper mapping in both local and Regional ERPAS 400 and Hyperion Financial Model,
Review Accrual journals for completeness and correctness.
Co-ordinate and post quarterly tax journals, working with regional tax manager
Manage Intercompany accounting system and perform monthly cost billback.
Lead monthly internal pre-close reviews to ensure accuracy and completeness
Support External Audit process. Participate in documentation of disclosure requirement. Support IFRS transition process
Perform monthly and quarter account reconciliation of good quality, within the set timeline and follow-ups on closure of open item.
Recent college/university graduate with no more than 2 years’ work experience with national service discharge
Must have an advanced to fluent level of English
Ability to work in a fast-paced, changing environment
Demonstrated team player
Confident self-starter who has demonstrated drive
Excellent organization skills, ability to independently prioritize multiple tasks and work to deadlines
Demonstrated leadership ability
A post graduate degree in a relevant field will be an advantage
High performer with a passion to achieve positive business results
Curiosity and desire to learn and expand skill set
Flexible , adaptable and Open to change

Application Closing Date
22nd January, 2013

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should: