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Thursday, October 7, 2010


An Oil & Gas Company that is into oilfield services worldwide with increasing activities in Nigeria,are looking  for qualified candidates who can fill in the position of

POSITION: Chief Accountant


  • Directing and supervising the activities of the legal entity’s accounting function , and maintenance of its fiscal and financial records.
  • Preparing and communicating periodic (monthly quarterly and year end) financial/management reports.
  • Directing, supervising and training members of the local accounting team.
  • Maintaining fixed asset management system records of capital assets including acquisitions, disposals, depreciation, amortization and related journal entries.
  • Maintaining the inventory management system.
  • Managing treasury functions, such as cash management and banking activities.
  • Recommending changes and additions to accounting practices and processes in order to enhance efficiency and to comply with the requirements of the company Financial Standards.
  • Maintaining a solid internal control environment with sound document retention/management practices and preparing periodic account reconciliation.
  • Insuring periodic statutory and fiscal filings in compliance with local, regional and national regulations.
  • Responding positively to internal and external financial/statutory audits.
  • Liaising with external auditors, banking community, local authorities, advisors, and intercompany partners.
  • Meeting collections and other quantitative and qualitative targets set by management.

  • We seek a qualified accountant with a minimum of 5 years in an audit or financial position in an international company. Prior experience from a Big Accounting firm and exposure to Nigerian tax system will be highly preferred. Expert knowledge of a major ERP system is required and SAP knowledge would be advantageous.
  • You must demonstrate strong financial and analytical skills. In addition, you must have the capacity to convey confidence and demonstrate your ability to work under time pressure and ability to meet deadlines.

LOCATION: Lagos. Rotational status can be considered.

Reference : QIRO572391



PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc is part of a large Group of multinational companies that is engaged in the manufacture and distribution of household goods. Our company brands are household names and leaders in various segments of the market. Owing to the continuing need for market expansion, opportunities have been created for young graduates to join our organization as Graduate Trainees.

We seek to recruit young university graduates in any related discipline into our Graduate Trainee Scheme. This program is designed to equip these graduates with the requisite skills necessary to assume leadership roles within the organization.
Successful candidates will undergo a six-month training period which will include intensive classroom training as well as attachments to key areas of our business. They will also be expected to handle assigned projects as part of their classroom training.
Thereafter placement will be made on “best fit” basis.

  •  A minimum of second class upper in a related field.
  • A CANDO attitude, exhibiting our core values COURAGE, ACCOUNTABILITY, NETOWRKING, DRIVE and ONENESS.
  • Good Computer Skills.
  • Completed the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) year.
  • Candidates must not be more than 28 years old.
  • Only suitable applicants who provide all the required information will be contacted.
  • You will be scheduled for the assessment based on your state of residence.
  • All passwords are case sensitive.



Centre for Management Development is a responsive and vibrant federal government organisation mandated to incubate innovative management solutions for the public and private sectors, as well as regulating standards for management development in the country, invites qualified personnel to fill the under listed critical  vacancies for the realization of its vision.

POSITION 1. Assistant Chief Internal Auditor

CONTISS 12: 1,313,631.00 1,843,596.90
Job Description
  • Coordination and Processing of Audit reports from field staff (officers from the Area Officers) and maintaining progress register and chart;
  • Coordination of periodic auditing of the Centre’s financial records;
Person Specification
  • First degree 2nd class lower in Accountancy plus either of ACA, ACCA. ICAN, ICMA with at least
  • 9 years post qualification cognate experience.
  • A Masters degree will be an added advantage
  • Must be Computer literate with good practical knowledge of MS Word, Power Point, Excel; and
  • Must be fluent in written and spoken English
  • Should be able to work with minimal supervision
POSITION 2. Assistant Chief legal Services Officer
CONTISS 12: 1,313,631.00 1,843,596.90
Job Description
  • Heading the legal Unit of the Centre;
  • Representing the Centre (with our legal retainers) in all our legal matters;
  • Assisting the General Services Division in the administration of the estate;
Person Specification
  • B.L and LL.B degree and at least 9 years post qualification experience.
  • Must be Computer literate with good practical knowledge of MS Word, Power Point. Excel; and
  • Must be fluent in written and spoken English
Administrative and Human Resources Department

POSITION 3. Assistant Director, General Services
CONTISS 14: 2,185,785.30 – 2,902,439.10
  • Taking charge of a Division
  • Coordinating activities in the Division
  • Assisting in formulation, execution and review of policies
  • Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Director and Management
  • Procurement and maintenance of office equipment and furniture.
  • Maintenance of residential quarters.
  • First degree 2nd Class Lower in any Social Sciences or Humanities
  • Must have a minimum of 14years of cognate experience.
  • Must be Computer literate with good practical knowledge of MS Word, Power Point, Excel
  • Must have analytical skills;
  • Must be fluent in written and spoken English

Finance and Accounts Department

POSITION 4.  Assistant Director: Budget & Account
CONTISS 14: 2,185,782.30 – 2,902,439.10
  • To oversee and control all the activities in the Budget and Accounts Division.
  • Supervise and monitor financial activities in the establishment.
  • Preparation of report for Management and external Auditors
  • Designing a good system of internal control for day-to-day operation
  • ACA, ACCA, ICAN,ICMA and first degree 2nd Class Lower in Accountancy plus
  • At least 14 years post qualification cognate experience.
  • Must be Computer literate with good practical knowledge of MS Word, Power Point, Excel
  • Must have analytical skills;
  • Must be a team player;
  • Must have excellent presentation skills and
  • Must be fluent in written and spoken English
POSITION 5.  Accountant II
CONTI 55 07: 699,756.90 -1,036,387.60
  • To perform internal audit duties and investigation
  • Taking charge of receipts, disbursement and accounting of funds
  • Identing for, controlling and issuing Treasury Books and Forms
  • Performing mechanical accounting and other accounting duties that may be assigned
  • First degree 2nd Class Lower in Accountancy
  • Must be Computer literate with good practical knowledge of MS Word, Power Point, Excel
  • Must have analytical skills;
  • Must be fluent in written and spoken English

POSITION 6.  Higher Executive Officer (Accounts)

CONTISS 07: 699,756.90 -1,036,387.60
  • Taking charge of an Accounts Unit under supervision
  • Scrutinizing Payment Vouchers
  • Dealing with Audit Queries
  • Maintaining Revenue Collectors Chart
  • Reconciling Bank Statements with Cash Book
  • Supervising the distribution of signed cheque.


  • HND in Accountancy /Business Administration from a recognized institution
  • An Executive Officer who has completed Treasury Stage III Course or Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of secretaries and Administrators in Accountancy
  • Must have 5 years post qualification cognate experience
  • Must be Computer literate with good practical knowledge of MS Word, Power Point, Excel
  • Must have analytical skills;
  • Must be fluent in written and spoken English
Candidate in the above positions must be:
  • Purposeful, focused with a passion for excellence
  • Dream of working in an environment that will excite this passion through systematic capacity building
  • A team player who shares the dream of raising the standards in your chosen field?
Application Deadline
11th November, 2010

Interested candidates should send their handwritten applications enclosing detailed curriculum vitae and photocopies of all credentials on or before 11th November, 2010. You are advised to clearly indicate the position applied for on the top left hand corner of your envelope.
All applications should be addressed to:

The Director-General
Centre for Management Development,
Management Village, Shangisha,
Off Old Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Toll-Gate,
P.M.8. 21518, Ikeja, Lagos.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Appointments will be with immediate effect.
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