Accounts Officer at Human Capital Partners (HCP)

  • Accounting, Auditing & Finance
  • Full time
  • 8 months ago
  • Lagos
  • Job Qualifications BA/BSc/HND
  • Number of vacancies 1 opening
  • Job experience 5 years

Job Description

Role Summary

  • Our client, a leading furniture manufacturer in Nigeria is looking to hire an experienced Accounts Officer. The role holder will be responsible for building effective working relationships across manufacturing, commercial and finance functions.
  • The role is critical in delivering the Company’s business and financial objectives.


  • Collaborate with the manufacturing and commercial team to provide in-depth finance decision support, connecting the commercial and supply drivers to the finance impact.
  • Preparation of Annual Operating Plan, budgeting process as well as monthly forecasting.
  • Manage Revenue and operating model and aligned spend, specifically evaluating and analyzing trade spend optimization and total products profitability.
  • Maintain accurate and timely costing across all aspects of the production process and ensure that these consistently reflect the true picture.
  • Ensure cost data is allocated correctly and take corrective action to resolve issues.
  • Ensure that the Bill of Materials reflect correct usage levels and support investigations of any major variances, plus ensure that these get resolved.
  • Partner with the commercial teams to better measure and analyze both effectiveness and efficiency of trade spend investment across brands
  • Manage monthly performance reporting and analysis of CompanyТs performance against targets
  • Manage risks and opportunities and provide performance insights.
  • Identify performance enhancement options and work with the leadership team to execute
  • Ensure the preparation of timely and accurate monthly management accounts and reports for operational management
  • Responsibility for all journals and final GL balances including review of month end balance sheet reconciliations and control accounts
  • Ensure the accuracy and integrity of CompanyТs accounting records and financial systems

Role Requirements

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree required
  • Professional qualifications ((CIMA, ACA, ACCA) is an added advantage
  • 5 + years of relevant business experience
  • A commercially minded finance professional with experience of a similar role within an FMCG environment.
  • Exposure/working knowledge of ERP systems
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and influence across an organization
  • Strong team player; great relationship-building skills
  • Advanced use of Microsoft office tools (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Strong oral, written and presentation skills

Method of Application

Our client is a leading Furniture Manufacturing Company

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV in Word or PDF format to: The subject of the mail must be “the job title”

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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