Accountant at Nestle Nigeria Plc.

by Area Talk

Nestlé Nigeria is currently looking to fill the role of a Senior Financial Accountant, who will be responsible for managing financial transactions, maintaining accurate records, and ensuring compliance with accounting procedures and Standards.


Accounting Operations

  • Ensure a seamless and real-time running of the Financial Reporting processes to aid the speed of delivery in providing real-time and accurate financial information to Management and other users.
  • Lead Balance sheet Integrity Reviews
  • Develop and uphold robust internal controls and procedures to safeguard the integrity of financial reporting.
  • Coordinates the implementation of improvements to streamline accounting processes.
  • Manage all Financial KPIs and KRIs within the finance and control.
  • Maintains chart of accounts master data, assessment and allocations rules and tables, and standard general ledger balance sheet and profit and loss reports and communicate changes, as required, to markets/businesses and NBS.
  • Perform check on treasury and cash management activities, including hedging, petty cash management, etc.
  • Provide insightful financial analysis and recommendations, empowering management to make well-informed business decisions.
  • Collaborate seamlessly with other departments, contributing to the overarching financial management strategy of the company.

Closing and Financial Reporting

  • Coordinates period-end close process, reviews account reconciliations, and ensures accurate and timely financial reporting.
  • Prepares and submits statutory and out of NBS scope reports, reviews and submits final reports which are in NBS scope.

Accounts Receivables

  • Manage all vendors with debit balances reconciliation and clearing of the accounts.
  • Perform expected credit loss transactions and make recommendation.

Internal Controls & Compliance

  • Works with other departments to apply accounting recommendations to operational issues to ensure accounting controls are maintained.
  • Ensures compliance with market tax requirements.


  • Manages all external aspects of audit relating to accounting.
  • Manages audit process improvements relating to accounting.
  • Manage dividend reconciliation with company’s registrar.
  • Works with Nestle Treasury to ensure appropriate banking, payment processing infrastructure in place to achieve accounting objectives.
  • Coordinate and support all tax and regulatory reporting requirements.


  • B.Sc./HND in Finance or Accounting and MUST be a Chartered Accountant i.e., ACA, ACCA.
  • Ten (10) years of practical experience with a significant portion in a managerial role.
  • Extensive knowledge of accounting principles, standards (IFRS, CAMA), and tax regulations.
  • Experience with financial reporting, management accounting, Costing and auditing in FMCG companies is mandatory.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates Should Click Here to Apply online.

Application Deadline: 8th April, 2024.

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