MTN Nigeria is part of the MTN Group, Africa's leading cellular telecommunications company. On May 16, 2001, MTN became the first GSM network to make a call following the globally lauded Nigerian GSM auction conducted by the Nigerian Communications Commission earlier in the year. Thereafter the company launched full commercial operations beginning with Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt.
Job Title: MTN Foundation Budget Accountant
Finance, Accounting, Audit
Provide financial input at the inception of all MTNF projects and to the overall business plan, identifying associated financial risks.
Provide financial input to the MTNF Project Appraisal Committee PAC meetings, guiding the committee in recommending projects to MTNF Board of Directors.
Interpret accounting/financial information to evaluate the financial performance of MTN Foundation’s operations.
Work with Monitoring & Evaluation Officer to obtain information and conduct corporate social investment analysis on a monthly basis.
Perform quarterly social audit and return on investment analysis on all MTNF projects, giving advice as to the economic viability of the projects.
Optimize processes, procedures and policies on funding issues with partners, forecasting the cash needs of each MTNF portfolio.
Process payments to the MTNF partners, consultants and vendors, implementing necessary financial controls within the MTNF processes.
Verify and validate the expenditure retirement documents and processes, preparing budget/actual variance analysis on both MTNF project funds and OPEX.
Oversee accurate deduction of taxes and prompt rendering of returns.
Prepare financial management reports to the Executive Secretary of the Foundation on a monthly basis.
Collaborate with Financial Reporting for the preparation of quarterly financial statements to MTNF Board of Directors.
Normal MTNN working conditions
May be required to work extended hours
4 years work experience in Finance environment including:
At least 2 years in mainstream financial reporting in a multinational organization
Experience in working with enterprise financial systems
Experience in telecommunications industry is desirable
Experience in social development environment is also desirable
Financial Analysis and Modeling
Corporate Social Investment analysis
Advanced Excel, PowerPoint and Word
Hyperion Financial Management, IFS, Oracle Financial Analyzer, Pastel Evolution
Developmental Training: Management Skills, Negotiation Skills, Supervisory Skills
BA, BEd, BEng, BSc or HND