Vacancy For Graduate Accountants At British Council Nigeria (Lagos & Abuja)

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries.

We are seeking to employ suitably qualified candidates for the role below:

Position: Accountant

Location: Lagos and Abuja

Pay Band: PB4-H
Reports to: Senior Accountant – Nigeria

The role

  • It’s a junior role and will see the post holders be members of a team of accountants responsible for the end to end accounting process in Nigeria including month, quarter and year-end close.
  • The role holders will ensure consistent, accurate and robust financial accounting experience in line with generally accepted accounting principles and corporate policies.
  • This is a support role within the Financial Control function. – sounds like you?

What are we looking for?

  • Passionate finance individual with:
  • Bachelor’s degree in any numerate course of study.
  • Fully qualified with a accounting board e.g ACCA, ACA etc
  • Experience of an ERP system.
  • Proven accounting experience.
  • Highly and deadline oriented.
  • Essential skills required to be successful in the role include:
  • Analysing Data and Problems (Level 1)
  • Communicating and Influencing (Level 2)
  • Planning & Organising (Level 2)
  • Using Technology (Level 2)
  • Managing Risk (Level 1)
  • Planning & Organising (Level 1)
  • Managing People (Level 2)
  • Financial Reporting and Compliance (Level 1)
  • Professional Accounting Standards (Level 1)

Why should you apply?

  • Equality, Diversity & Inclusion: As a cultural relations , diversity and inclusion are at the core of what we do. We provide a work environment that does not tolerate unlawful discrimination or harassment of individuals or groups based on the basis of age, gender disability, religion or ethnicity. If you are an applicant with special needs, we guarantee you an interview if you meet the essential criteria.
  • A Learning Organisation: Working with British Council offers a unique opportunity to gain experience and develop skills in intercultural relations. With offices in over 100 countries of the world, we are a modern rapidly changing with worldwide influence and impact through our work in Arts, Education, and Society.
  • Our values: We live and work by our values of integrity, mutuality, creativity, professionalism and valuing people. Our work environment is, therefore, one of trust, empowerment, mutual respect, and flexibility where you are encouraged to voice your opinions and contribute to our cultural relations work. Our policies for Raising concerns, anti-bullying and harassment, health and safety and Child Protection guide our effort to offer a positive inclusive working environment. 
  • Work/Life Balance: At British Council, we that individuals are the driving force behind our work. As a result, we encourage staff to strike a work/life balance by committing to working smart and making time for personal activities. We do this by offering a number of flexible working options.
  • Relevant documents to support your application process include:

Deadline: 13th August, 2018 at 23:59 UK Time.

Click here to apply online

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