Friday 12 April 2013


Vacancy for Accountant at Arbic Plc

Arbico Plc is a full service building and civil engineering contracting company established in 1958 and quoted on the Nigerian Stock Exchange since 1978. Arbico has become one of the foremost building construction companies in Nigeria with presence across the geopolitical zones of the country.

Arbico Plc is recruiting to fill the position below:

  • A university degree in Accounting
  • A minimum of 8 – 12 years working experience within the finance/audit and control department of a corporate organisation or construction company.
  • Professional qualification such as: ACA, ACCA, ICAN, CFA etc. is an added advantage.
  • A strong financial accounting background. Capable of demonstrating up to date technical financial reporting knowledge including in-depth knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
  • Knowledge of financial and accounting software applications, including advanced Excel skills.
  • Knowledge of federal and state financial regulations.
  • Ability to analyse financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections.
  • Ability to multitask on several job requirements, including the willingness to work a flexible schedule.
  • Must be a team player with the ability to work with colleagues across the company.
  • Must be detail oriented and capable of handling large amounts of data.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to efficiently prioritise, plan, coordinate and monitor own work plan.
  • Good knowledge of use of Microsoft Office suite (PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Visio and Project)
  • Prepare profit and loss statements and monthly closing and cost accounting reports.
  • Compile and analyse financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as general ledger accounts and document business transactions.
  • Analyse and review budgets and expenditures.
  • Monitor and review accounting and related system reports for accuracy and completeness.
  • Prepare and review budget, revenue, expense, payroll entries, invoices and other accounting documents.
  • Analyse revenue and expenditure trends and recommend appropriate budget levels and ensure expenditure control.
  • Explain billing invoices and accounting policies to staff, vendors and clients.
  • Resolve accounting discrepancies.
  • Recommend, develop and maintain financial databases, computer software systems and manual filing systems.
  • Interact with internal and external auditors in completing audits.
  • Under the supervision of the Senior Financial Accountant, manage the production of Annual and Quarterly reports and Accounts and the associated supporting evidence and reconciliations.
  • Working with the Senior Financial Accountant and others to ensure the company receives a clean audit report.
  • Ensure that all transactions comply with appropriate VAT regulations and submitting the VAT return on behalf of the company.
  • Production of a statutory based set of management accounts, including balance sheet on a monthly basis to prepare monthly management accounts.
  • Ensure that key financial processes are properly documented and updated and reviewed regularly with a view to achieving improvements and efficiencies.
  • In conjunction with the Senior Financial Accountant, shall be responsible for managing and controlling the Chart of Accounts.
  • Produce, as required, any ad hoc reports required by the Senior Financial Accountant and/or Executive Management.
  • Other duties as may be assigned by the Senior Financial Accountant and Executive Management.
Qualified/Interested candidates should apply with the subject as “Accountant” and send CV to:
DUE DATE: April 24, 2013.

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