Mon. Sep 26th, 2022

Merit Telecoms (NIG) Limited / Merit Telecoms Nigeria Limited is an independent and recognized leader in providing wireless voice and data turnkey services to the telecommunication industry.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:



Job Title: Senior Finance Officer

Location: Ilupeju, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Ensure financial processes and controls operations effectively and efficiently on a day to day basis and develop and implement reporting measures to demonstrate their operation.
  • Ensure that all reconciliations completed on timely basis and differences are investigated and resolved promptly.
  • Prepare financial statements for the company
  • Complete VAT returns and all tax returns
  • Provide a strategic, efficient and flexible procurement service which will deliver optimum value for money, cost savings and best quality of service
  • Support the Finance Manager in procurement activities such as the tender process, supplier relationships and contract management for goods and services
  • Assist in the development of internal procedures and documentation in relation to procurement processes
  • Assist MERIT in managing commercial and reputational risks in its relations with external suppliers
  • Responsible for all purchases and order inquiries
  • Ensure purchases are properly approved Manage the company cash flow and loan management
  • Manage the company invoicing and collection process ensuring prompt collection of monies due.
  • Work with the relevant units to quickly implement a revised process.
  • Manage the company procurement process and work with the Finance Director and relevant units to quickly implement an updated process to improve cost control.
  • Implement a review of existing processes and controls to identify improvements that can be immediately implemented.
  • Develop and implement financial policies, maintaining finance manual for the Company ensuring that it remains current, relevant and accessible to staff.
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Job Requirements

  • B.Sc in Accounting or Finance with 3 – 5 years work experience.
  • Experience in databases and database query and report design.
  • Adaptable, positive and highly enthusiastic personality with strong work ethic
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in basic financial accounting practices and procedures including the transaction data flow from subsidiary ledgers to General Ledger and financial reports
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • High intelligence with the willingness and ability to learn quickly



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email




  • we are an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a diverse workforce. While all applications will be acknowledged.
    • We reserves the right to select one or more candidates from this vacancy announcement
    • We may also retain applications and consider candidates applying to this post for other similar positions at the same grade level and with similar job description, experience and educational requirements
    • Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
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Application Deadline  25th December, 2020.

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