Friday, April 18, 2014

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY IN A FINANCIAL INSTITUTION FOR A CHIEF FINANCE OFFICER

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY IN A FINANCIAL INSTITUTION FOR A CHIEF FINANCE OFFICER
 
Company Profile
Our client is a licensed provider of a wide range of customized and genetic insurance products and other financial services.
In line with the Company's decision to ensure key roles are filed by suitably qualified candidates who have hands-on experience with implementing leading practice financial practices, the company is looking for an exceptional individual with proven integrity to lead its financial function.
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Chief Financial Officer (ICT 001)
Reporting to the managing Director/CEO, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing, leadership guidance and strategic direction in the execution of financial activities within the company
Key Responsibilities
·         Oversee and drive the development of the company's financial strategy, work plans and programs, to ensure alignment with the company's strategy, goals and objectives.
 
·         Oversee the development of the company's corporate budget, including effective allocation and utilization  of financial resources in line with business objectives
 
·         Coordinate the identification of risks and medium to long term financial implications of intended corporate projects/initiatives and provide relevant advice to the company executive management and the Board to ensure maximum value is realized
 
·         Articulate, develop and implement procedures and controls to ensure that the company funding requirements are proactively anticipated and met at a reasonable cost.
 
·         Coordinate proper management of capital expenditure and working capital to ensure that the company has sufficient liquidity to meet its medium-term requirements and banking obligations
 
·         Drive the operation of financial reports to Board members for presentation/discussion at quarterly Board meetings.
 
·         Serve as technical resource for the company on issues relating to the interpretation of accounting, tax and other regulatory matters.
 
·         Develop and maintain strategic relationships with key industry players and regulators
·         Implement best-in-class financial reporting and management information systems
·         Ensure timely generation and remittance/filling of statutory returns and reports
·         Responsible for reinsurance and oversight of investment portfolio including real estate
·         Coordinate the development and implementation of finance and accounting policies, processes and procedures in line with leading practices
·         Ensure the establishment and implementation of an effective internal control system within the company.
 
·         Oversee and coordinate the day-to-day activities of the finance function, including planning and budgeting, and provide overall leadership and guidance to subordinates
 
·         Continuously review the finance department's activities and make recommendations for improvement in line with leading practices to the CEO
 
·         Liaise/manage the external audit process, while ensuring that all recommendations from the external Auditor's Management letters adequately addressed.
 
·         Motivate, guide and ensure knowledge transfer and capacity building of Finance staff.
·         Perform any other duties as assigned by the MD/CEO.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience
·         First degree in accounting or related discipline
·         Must have a minimum of (10) year's relevant experience at least three (3) which must have been in a senior/executive management position.
 
·         Experience in change management and "turn around' is critical
·         Must have a robust background in private equity and investment management
·         Previous insurance experience not essential
 
·         Advanced financial accounting knowledge including in-depth understanding of financing best practices, international and Nigerian financial and accounting reporting standards.
 
·         Understanding of key financial regulations e.g. companies income Tax Act, value Added Tax, withholding Tax, Personal income Tax Act, Pension Reform Act etc.
 
·         Ability to thing strategically and holistically and to appreciate the systemic impact of various policies, issues and solutions
 
·         Must have knowledge of IFRS
·         Must have a high sense of responsibility accountability, integrity and ethical standards
·         Must have strong business acumen, maturity and fact, including the ability to relate with highest levels of management of financial institutions
All applications must be submitted on or before Thursday, 24th April 2014 and send by email to corporaterecuitment@ng.kpmg.com
With the relevant job title and code stated in the subject line of the email.
Each application must include:
·         A cover letter detailing the applicant position of interest and detailed contact information
·         Applicant's updated curriculum vitae
All applications will be treated in confidence. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

JOB VACANCIES IN SOS CHILDREN VILLAGE

JOB VACANCIES IN SOS CHILDREN VILLAGE
SOS Children Village works in 133 countries to support families and help children at risk grow up in a loving home. For more than 60 years, we have worked with partners in each community to either help families care for their children or to provide an alternative for instance as SOS family. In which the love of a career is essential.
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Everything we do is based on the best interest of the child. And each has an individual development plan. Uniquely, we provide practical support over the long term, so that each child or young person can develop resilient relationships and face life's challenges in the future
Working throughout the country, SOS Children's Villages Nigeria is in the process of recruiting the following:
1.            Finance Adviser- (Location – Lagos)
The Financial Adviser oversees the day-to-day activities of the finance team and ensures the organization's finance function is organized to produce accurate financial and management accounts
Key Responsibilities:
·          Management of the finance function and overseeing the finance team
·         Initiates and ensures necessary implementation of accounting / financial controls measures in the organization
·         Leads in the preparation of budget, forcasts and cash flows
·         Prepares statutory and internal financial reports
·         Initiates annual stock-taking of Assets ensures their safe-keeping the Assets Register update
·         Maintenance of financial books and accounting processes
Profile
·         B.Sc./HND and fully qualified ACA, ACCA/CIMA (or equivalent) with previous financial control and management reporting experience
·         Demonstrate experience in managing accounting teams
·         Ability to work under pressure
·         Demonstrable good attention to detail, good judgment and logical decision-making
·         Strong computer literacy with solid understanding of accounting software principles
·         Knowledge of Navision will be an added advantage
2.            Finance Coordinator – Lagos
Key Responsibilities:
·         Maintains the MFSII accounts for accuracy
·         Supports in the development of financial policies, guideline, strategies and programmes
·         Supports in enforcing the usage of all programme expenditure/resource in line with the annual plan and budget
·         Collaborates with the finance team in the preparation if the NA's annual budget
·         Supports in the establishment of mechanisms for a continuous monitoring and evaluation of the operation department
Profile
·         Bachelor Degree/HND in Accountancy. Additional professional qualification will be an advantage
·         Financial management skill.
·         Strong computer skills (MS Office packages & financial package)
·         Minimum of 5 years cognate working experience
·         Experience in an NGO will be added advantage
3.            Project Accountant (Lagos)
                Profile
·         Bachelor Degree/HND in Accountancy. Additional professional qualification will be an advantage
·         Financial management skill.
·         Basic computer skills (Windows, word, excel, and financial package)
·         Minimum of 3 years cognate working experience
4.            Youth Counselor
The role of the Youth Counselor is to guide individual youth, accompany them through their career, contribute to the quality of youth care and organize youth activities within the frame of the SOS family child-care model as well as ensuring that the individuals' needs and rights of children are addressed and protected
Key Responsibilities
·         Guides the personal development of the youths
·         Creates opportunities for contact with the youth' biological family, SOS family and community
·         Support the educational and career development of the youth
·         Supports the SOS mothers and village life
·         Fulfils administration and managing duties
Profile
·         B.Sc. psychology/B.Ed. Education (Guidance & Counseling)
·         Expertise in child/and or youth care
·         Knowledge of national child welfare system and child rights/ child protect
·         Familiar and aware of UNCRC (UN Child Rights Convention) and Child care Arts and other relevant national child care legislations
·         Team spirit
·         5 years of relevant experience, with a proven track record of success
5.            Nurses
Key Responsibilities
·         Discharges primary healthcare in the village
·         Assists in the programme design on healthcare, nutrition and HIV/Aids for community projects
·         Collaborates with in-house clinic staff in the management and control of clinic drugs and disposals
·         Maintains a top-class hygienic environment in the clinic
·         Renders advice on health matters as may be required
Profile
·         Must be registered nurse (SRN/SCM)
·         Good public health experience
·         3 years of relevant experience, with a proven track record of success
·         Strong interpersonal/human relations skills
6.            Music Teachers (Lagos & Jos)
Profile
·         Minimum of NCE in early Childhood Education
·         Adequate knowledge of modern teaching tools
·         Minimum of three (3) years experience
7.            Mothers/Family Assistants (Lagos & Owu-Ijebu, Ogun State)
Profile
·         NCE/OND in any discipline
·         A minimum of 2 years work experience with Children
·         Ability to speak English Language fluently and at least a Nigerian Language e.g. (Hausa, Ibo or Yoruba) is a requirement
·         Good skills in home managmenet
·         Previous work experience in a non-governmental Organization (NGO) is an added advantage
We offer a Competitive Salary and Benefit Package
In accordance with the organization's Child protection policy, all employment is subject to applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible
METHOD OF APPLICATION
Qualified candidates are to send a motivation letter and detailed Curriculum Vitae with three traceable references to:
The National Director
SOS Children's Villages Nigeria
18, Church Street, Opebi, Ikeja
P.O Box 660 Shomolu Lagos Nigeria
Email address: recruitment@sosvillages-nigeria.org
Closing date: Application closes 2 weeks from the publication date.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AT AIR PEACE LIMITED

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AT AIR PEACE LIMITED
Do you want to contribute to the success of a Word Class Airline? This is an opportunity to give wings to your career
At Air Peace Limited, we continuously strive for excellent in all we do. Through our people we are able to attain higher height because their unique strengths and experiences help us turn challenges into opportunities. 
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We employ the best talent and provide a great opportunity and environment for them to display their best skills in a service driven environment.
We are currently receiving applications from experienced and qualified candidates to fill the following positions:
CAPTAINS
Location: Lagos
Successful candidates should be type related on the Domier 328 Jet or Boeing 737 Classic with at least 1,500 recent hours on type and 5,000 hours on Jet.
Qualifications: ICAO Valid ATPL with current first class medical interested candidates should apply by sending an updated resume to nationaljobconsult@gmail.com
FIRST OFFICERS
Location: Lagos
Successful candidates should be type related on the Domier 328 Jet or Boeing 737 Classic with at least 1,000 recent hours on type and a minimum of 1,500 hours on Jet.
Qualification: ICAO Valid ATPL with current first class medical interested candidates should send an updated resume to myairnigerianjob@gmail.com
CHIEF FINANCE OFFICER
Location: Lagos
The CFO provides both operational and programmatic support to the organization. He will assess Organizational performance against both the annual budget and Company's long term objectives. Will develop tolls and systems to provide critical financial and operational information and make actionable recommendations on both strategy and operations. He supervises the finance unit and is responsible for all strategic and tactical matters as they relate to budget management, cost benefit analysis and forecasting needs.
Qualification:
·         A minimum of a B.Sc. in Accounting or any finance related fields plus an M.Sc. in accounting or any finance related filed
·         Must possess professional accounting qualification CPA, ACA, ACCA or any other recognized professional qualification
·         The individual should be a seasoned and mature leader with at least 8-10 years of broad finance experience, ideally beginning in accounting, followed by experience gathering and evaluating financial information and making actionable recommendations to senior leadership
Interested candidates should apply by sending an updated resume to aplfinancialfficer@gmail.com
INFLIGHT CATERING ATTENDANT
Location: Lagos
Successful candidates must be proficient in managing stock levels and will be responsible for ensuring that the development and presentation of all product e.g. food beverages, magazines are in line with company standards
Qualifications: Candidates must have a degree in catering or Hotel Management with at least two years experience working as a professional in a hotel, Airline or other hospitality industry
Interested candidates should apply by sending an updated resume to cateringattendant@gmail.com
PASSENGER/TICKETING SERVICE OFFICERS
Location: Abuja, Calabar, Oweeri, Enugu, Benin, Warri, Jos, Kano, Port-Harcourt, Makurdi, Uyo, Yola. Successful candidates should possess full knowledge of IATA procedures, fares and ticketing. Must display a customer focused orientation and must be able to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment
Qualifications: Candidates must have first degree from a reputable Tertiary Institution with a minimum of four years experience in ticketing and Passenger Services preferably at the Airport.
Interested candidates should apply by sending an updated resume to pasengerserviceofficers@gmail.com
AVIATION SECURITY OFFICERS
Location: Abuja, Calabar, Oweeri, Enugu, Benin, Warri, Jos, Kano, Port-Harcourt, Makurdi, Uyo, Yola. Successful candidates will be responsible for maintaining the security standards and practices for the effective protection of company aircraft facilities, crew passengers and properties.
Qualifications: Candidates must have a minimum of HND with at least four years experience as a Security Personnel. Experience in Aviation security will be an added advantage
Interested candidates should apply by sending an updated resume to aplavsec@gmail.com
FLIGHT DISPATCH OFFICERS
Location: Abuja, Calabar, Owerri, Enugu, Benin, Warri, Jos, Kano, Port-Harcourt, Makurdi, Uyo, Yola. Successful candidates must be familiar with electronic flight plan, must also be a professional in crew administration. Responsible for providing flight crew with safe and timely flight relate information for all required flight operations, in compliance with NCAA and regulatory requirements.
Qualifications: Candidates must possess Bachelors degree or HND and NCAA Flight Dispatcher License with at least three years experience as a Flight Dispatch Officer.
Interested candidates should apply sending an updated resume to dispatchflightoffcerr@gmail.com
RAMP OFFICERS/TURN AROUND COORDINATOR
Location: Abuja, Calabar, Oweeri, Enugu, Benin, Warri, Jos, Kano, Port-Harcourt, Makurdi, Uyo, Yola. Successful candidates will manage the turnaround process ensure safe, secure and punctual departures of flights as we as taking into account the business overviews of ensuring safety, maximizing revenue and achieving the best customer services outcome.
Qualification: Candidate must possess a Bachelors degree from a reputable University, with a minimum of three years experience in a similar capacity in a commercial Airline. He must have the knowledge     of Passenger Handling, Dangerous Goods and Security issues.
Interested candidates should apply by sending an updated resume to rampofficer@gmail.com
BAGGAGE HANDLERS
Location: Abuja, Calabar, Oweeri, Enugu, Benin, Warri, Jos, Kano, Port-Harcourt, Makurdi, Uyo, Yola. Successful candidates will be in charge of baggage and mails. Keep record of checked- in baggage and ensure baggage safety against loss and pilferage. He will coordinate baggage loading according to approved leading instructions
Qualifications: SSCE/NECO or its equivalent, with two years cleaning experience. Possession of a driver's license would be an advantage. Proactive attitude and positive approach to delegated tasks is desirable.
Interested candidates should apply by sending an updated resume to baggagehandlerjob@gmail.com
AIRCRAFT ATTENDANTS
Location: Abuja, Calabar, Oweeri, Enugu, Benin, Warri, Jos, Kano, Port-Harcourt, Makurdi, Uyo, Yola. Successful candidate will be responsible for accomplishing delegated internal and external aircraft cleaning tasks
Qualification: SSCE/NECO or its equivalent, with two years cleaning experience. Possession of a driver's license would be an advantage. Proactive attitude and positive approach to delegated task is desirable
Interested candidates should apply by sending an updated resume to aircraftattendant@gmail.com
RAMP DRIVERS
Location: Abuja, Calabar, Owerri, Enugu, Benin, Warri, Jos, Kano, Port-Harcourt, Makurdi, Uyo, Yola. Successful candidate will be responsible for moving all APL vehicles on the ramp in a safe and efficient manner according to laid down policies and procedures
Qualification: SSCE/NECO or its equivalent. Valid driver's license and Airside drivers permit an added advantage with at least two years experience working in a similar role
Interested candidates should apply by sending an updated resume to rampdriver@gmail.com
Applicants not currently resident in stated locations for each role need not apply
Application Closes on 23rd of May 2014.

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