Management / Financial Accountant

Full time @Dangote Group in Banking, Finance & Insurance Email Job

Job Detail

  • Job ID 7231
  • Career Level Mid-Level
  • Experience 8 Years +
  • Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree (BSC)

Job Description

Job Summary

  • Manage and coordinate budgeting and management reporting procedures at the plant and ensure availability of up-to-date and accurate information on budgeted and actual financial activities, to support informed decision-making by management.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Circulate the annual business planning guidelines/ assumptions and provide guidance to budget holders during the planning process the plant.
  • Oversee collation of budget inputs across the plant and prepare consolidated annual budget for the plant.
  • Monitor approved budget allocations by obtaining information on revenue and expenditure, and reporting variances on a monthly basis.
  • Drive periodic budget forecasting and recommend budget review as required.
  • Develop periodic and other ad hoc budget reports, forecasts and analysis.
  • Generate monthly business performance statements, noting major deviations from planned budget and risk areas and prepare variance analysis for Head, Plant Finance.
  • Manage journal entries on SAP (or other system) and check with relevant documents (e.g. GRN/ SRN, invoices, etc.) to ensure uniformity of details and accuracy of postings/ reconciliations for month-end or periodic management reporting.
  • Approve vouchers and journals for posting and manage reconciliation to various ledgers.
  • Allocate costs for central or joint expenditure to relevant cost centres in line with DCP’s cost allocation policies.
  • Proffer relevant recommendations to the Head, Plant Finance on the financial implications and consequences of business decisions at the plant.
  • Provide Plant Management with complete, valid, accurate and timely reports for effective decision making.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Head, Plant Finance.

Education and Work Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other related discipline.
  • Relevant professional certification (e.g. ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CFA).
  • Minimum of ten (10) years relevant experience.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Good understanding of trends, challenges, opportunities, regulations and legislations relating to the cement manufacturing industry.
  • Proven experience in planning, budgeting and forecasting activities.
  • Very sound business acumen – financial and commercial knowledge.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Good leadership and people management skills.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • High ethical standards and integrity.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Working knowledge/ experience in the use of financial systems including SAP.
  • Good understanding of micro and macroeconomic indices and their impact on the cement business.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of IFRS, finance best practices and other applicable reporting and accounting standards.


  • Private Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Training & Development.

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