Financial / GL Accountant Job at BP Solutions Africa

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We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Financial / GL Accountant
Job Location: Ibadan, Oyo
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Purpose

  • To ensure efficiency and effectiveness of the Finance function of OFIL.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Execution of financial accounting and administrative operations of the F&A department:
  • Manage accounting for fixed assets acquisition, disposal and depreciation calculation policy in line with IFRS following SAP steps.
  • Review and adjustment of posting to P & L
  • Maintenance, posting and running of monthly accruals
  • Review and adjustment to statement of financial position
  • Recognize new fixed assets and reconcile with approved investment budget.
  • Discuss with project teams and engineering department to conclude on capitalization of assets under construction.
  • Justify fixed assets write-off proposal from requestors/dept. heads
  • Coordinate with factory and others to make sure fixed assets are affixed with tags and identification numbers.
  • Performing fixed assets physical count when due with fixed assets custodians.
  • Monthly reconciliation of PPE general ledger to assets register
  • Monitor inter-company transfer of fixed assets.
  • Creation of Budget tree and Investment Order for cost accumulation
  • Organize the physical count of fixed assets with the tax consultants for the purpose of obtaining a Certificate of Capital Acceptance from the Ministry of Industry
  • Year-end account reconciliation.


  • Interested candidates should possess a Bachelor's Degree
  • A minimum of 5 years of work experience.

Competencies and Skills Required:

  • Finance background
  • Accounting including IFRS, SAP and Local GAAP
  • Administration
  • Monthly planning and control cycle, efficient working of Accounts Payable, Receivables, Property Plant & Equipment and General Ledger and ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations and application of relevant accounting standards.
  • Analytical Background Computer skills: MS Windows, including intermediate Excel and Word, and basic PowerPoint and Access; SAP (or the equivalent) experience.
  • Experience working within the FMCG sector is highly required

Key Performance Indicator:

  • Close SAP in line with the Group reporting timetable
  • Clean audit opinion
  • Conclude Annual report in line with the agreed timetable
  • Accuracy and timeliness of reports as per deadlines.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job position as the subject of the mail.

Note: Candidates with FMCG experience are strongly encouraged to apply.

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