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Latest Vacancies at Connect Rail Services Limited

Connect Rail Services Limited – Our company, Connect Rail is at the cutting edge of leveraging rail and in-land waterways in transporting heavy-lift goods by taking the pressure off the road network. Our vision is to build a Pan African logistics business committed to unlocking the challenge of moving goods across the continent.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Management Accountant
Location: Lagos

Job Summary

  • As a key member of the Management team, the Head Accountant will report to the board of directors and assume a strategic role in the overall management of the company
  • The Head Accountant will have primary day-to-day responsibility for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial-related activities of the company
  • This will include direct responsibility for accounting, finance, forecasting, strategic planning, job costing, legal, property management, deal analysis and negotiations, investor relationships and partnership compliance and private and institutional financing.

Responsibilities

  • Provides leadership in the development for the continuous evaluation of short and long-term strategic financial objectives.
  • Ensure credibility of the Finance group by providing timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial trends and forecasts.
  • Take hands-on lead position of developing, implementing, and maintaining a comprehensive job cost system.
  • Direct and oversee all aspects of the Finance & Accounting functions of the organization.
  • Evaluates and advises on the impact of long range planning, introduction of new programs/ strategies and regulatory action.
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with senior executives so as to identify their needs and seek full range of business solutions.
  • Provide executive management with advice on the financial implications of business activities.
  • Manage processes for financial forecasting, budgets and consolidation and reporting to the Company
  • Provide recommendations to strategically enhance financial performance and business opportunities.
  • Ensure that effective internal controls are in place and ensure compliance with IFRS and applicable federal, state and local regulatory laws and rules for financial and tax reporting.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • B.Sc Degree with a minimum of 2.2.
  • Must be a Chartered Accountant (ICAN Certified).
  • Knowledge of IFRS
  • MBA is highly desirable.
  • 5+ years in progressively responsible financial leadership roles, preferably in a structured company.

Personal Attributes:

  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of the organization and with staff at remote locations essential.
  • Strong problem solving and creative skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analyses.
  • High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation.
  • PC proficiency is essential (Windows environment) and strong working knowledge of Sage Accounting software is preferred.

 


Job Title:
Internal Auditor
Location:
Lagos

Job Summary

  • As a key member of the Management team, the Head Accountant will report to the board of directors and assume a strategic role in the overall management of the company.
  • The Head Accountant will have primary day-to-day responsibility for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial-related activities of the company.
  • This will include direct responsibility for accounting, finance, forecasting, strategic planning, job costing, legal, property management, deal analysis and negotiations, investor relationships and partnership compliance and private and institutional financing.

Responsibilities

  • Provides leadership in the development for the continuous evaluation of short and long-term strategic financial objectives.
  • Ensure credibility of the Finance group by providing timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial trends and forecasts.
  • Take hands-on lead position of developing, implementing, and maintaining a comprehensive job cost system.
  • Direct and oversee all aspects of the Finance & Accounting functions of the organization.
  • Evaluates and advises on the impact of long range planning, introduction of new programs/ strategies and regulatory action.
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with senior executives so as to identify their needs and seek full range of business solutions.
  • Provide executive management with advice on the financial implications of business activities.
  • Manage processes for financial forecasting, budgets and consolidation and reporting to the Company
  • Provide recommendations to strategically enhance financial performance and business opportunities.
  • Ensure that effective internal controls are in place and ensure compliance with IFRS and applicable federal, state and local regulatory laws and rules for financial and tax reporting.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • BSc Degree with a minimum of 2.2.
  • Must be a Chartered Accountant (ICAN Certified).
  • Knowledge of IFRS
  • MBA is highly desirable.
  • 5+ years in progressively responsible financial leadership roles, preferably in a structured company.

Personal Attributes:

  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of the organization and with staff at remote locations essential.
  • Strong problem solving and creative skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analyses.
  • High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation.
  • PC proficiency is essential (Windows environment) and strong working knowledge of Sage Accounting software is preferred.

 

 

Job Title: Corporate Finance Analyst
Location:
Lagos

Summary

  • We are looking for a Financial Analyst to provide accurate and data-based information on company’s profitability, solvency, stability and liquidity.
  • You will research and analyze financial information to help company make well informed decisions, write reports and monitor financial movements.

Job Description

  • Consolidate and analyze financial data (budgets, income statement forecasts etc) taking into account company’s goals and financial standing
  • Provide creative alternatives and recommendations to reduce costs and improve financial performance
  • Assemble and summarize data to structure sophisticated reports on financial status and risks
  • Develop financial models, conduct benchmarking and process analysis
  • Conduct business studies on past, future and comparative performance and develop forecast models
  • Identify trends, advise company and recommend actions to a senior management based on sound analysis
  • Track and determine financial status by analyzing actual results in comparison with forecasts
  • Reconcile transactions by comparing and correcting data
  • Gain and update job knowledge to remain informed about novelty in the field
  • Consult with management to guide and influence long term and strategic decision making within the broadest scope
  • Drive process improvement and policy development initiatives that impact the function
  • Consolidating and analyzing financial data, taking into account company’s goals and financial standing
  • Providing creative alternatives and recommendations to reduce costs and improve financial performance

Requirements

  • Proven working experience as a finance analyst
  • Proficient in spreadsheets, databases, MS Office and financial software applications
  • Hands on experience with statistical analysis and statistical packages
  • Outstanding presentation, reporting and communication skills
  • Proven knowledge of financial forecasting and diagnosis, corporate finance and information analysis
  • Well informed in current financial subjects, accounting, tax laws, money market and business environments
  • BS degree in Finance, Accounting or related field

 

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How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: careers@connectrail.net Using the “Job Title” as the subject of the mail.

 

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