Application Open

March 14 2019

Application Deadline

March 21 2019

Experience Level

3-5 Years

Experience Years

3 - 5 years



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MTN Nigeria

POSITION: Accountant

JOB TYPE: Full-time


SALARY: Competitive


AGE LIMIT: No age restrictions



Job Description

  • To organize the financial budget, monitor financial operations and reconcile financial accounts managed by the assigned division
  • Also provide relevant financial analysis and reports as required to support management decisions
  • Examine budget estimates for completeness, accuracy and conformance with MTNN procedures and regulations.
  • Ensure timely headcount budget, reconciliation and periodic reallocation in line with business needs.
  • Maintain accurate record of all OPEX /CAPEX transactions on the ERP system.
  • Participate in annual budget preparation and budget re-forecasting /reviews, providing relevant data and information to support the process
  • Manage the accrual process and prepare detailed reports about discrepancies and amendments that occur in the budget during the financial year and other performance reports on a timely basis for relevant stakeholders.
  • Facilitate the maintenance of effective financial controls in the division and maintain financial PPPs for the division, ensuring compliance with GAAP requirements and MTN accounting policies.
  • Analyse records of present and past operations, trends and costs, estimated and realized revenues, administrative commitments and obligations incurred in CR operations.
  • Compile statistical and financial data to support budget preparation and ensure input data is provided for Dynamic Budget, Forecast on Headcount and Travel preparation.
  • Maintain/Coordinate internal financial controls/ financial accruals in division and ensure accuracy.
  • Review budget and expenditure reports for the department and prepare budget variance report.
  • Facilitate the management of vendor relationships.
  • Supervise in the distribution of budget and related material, responding to enquiries regarding budget procedures and information from stakeholders.
  • Ensure value is created when responding to enquiries regarding budget procedures and information from customers
  • Investigate and resolve OPEX issues and respond to queries regarding budget to stakeholder.
  • Continuously seek self-professional development to sharpen skills and capabilities in a versatile and evolving digital landscape.
  • Foster active collaboration and relationships with employees across all levels and divisions in line with MTN’s VB and values.
  • Drive Knowledge Management and Best Practice Sharing within own Unit/Department/Division/Enterprise-wide as required.

Job Condition:

  • May be required to work extended hours
  • Open plan office
  • Normal MTNN working conditions

Experience & Training

  • First  degree in any relevant discipline
  • Fluent in English
  • A professional accounting qualification (ACA, CPA, ACCA, CIMA).


  • 3 – 7 years of experience in an area of specialisation; with experience working with others
  • Experience working in a medium  organization
  • Experience within a leading organisation’s financial department
  • Experience in working with enterprise financial systems
  • Experience in telecommunications industry (desirable)

Minimum Qualification

  • B.Sc or HND

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