Budget Accountant in Lagos, Nigeria

at MTN Nigeria

Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

  • To organize the financial budget, monitor financial operations and reconcile financial accounts managed by the assigned division
  • Extract value from what we already have by focusing on optimizing processes within the Unit/Department in line with the value creation philosophy.  This includes individual contributions and recommendations to improve existing business project/initiative.
  • Drive Innovation by identifying and taking advantage of new business opportunities, e.g., by stimulating and encouraging new business opportunities, launch of products, product/process innovation, business model innovation etc.
  • Maintain leadership in the ICT/Digital industry by partnering with MTNN’s Partners to improve their processes which in turn will improve the efficiency of MTNN’s operations.
  • Enhance/expand MTN’s role in the larger national macro environment by participating in CSR projects and/or NGO’s, involvement in recognized professional institutions, participating in think-tank activities etc.
  • Sustain the right organisational culture and behaviors by demonstrating the vital behaviours every time.
  • Monitor the progress of projects in relation to budgets and plans and investigate project expenses and variances, as well as produce periodic reports on project financials.
  • Provide administrative support in respect of Bids for projects, preparing bid invitation and preparing briefs for Board/Committee/Statutory meetings.
  • Facilitate the maintenance of effective financial controls in the division, ensuring effective maintenance of the MTNN budgetary controls.
  • Coordinate the division’s financial accruals, ensuring accuracy and completeness, saving accurate record of all Opex transactions on the ERP system.
  • Prepare financial reports to support management decision making.

Job Condition  

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

Experience & Training    

  • First  degree in any relevant discipline
  • Fluent in English
  • A professional accounting qualification (ACA, CPA, ACCA, CIMA).
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an area of specialisation; with experience with working with others
  • Experience working in a medium  organization
  • Experience in budget forecasting, management accounting/ financial reporting within a FMCG environment.
  • Basic knowledge and appreciation of Finance and Internal Control systems.
  • Financial and Management Accounting.
  • Budgeting and cash management.
  • ERP training (Preferably IFS).

Minimum qualification    

BA, BEd, BEng, BSc, BTech or HND

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