Current Job Opportunities at Walcoss Consulting

Walcoss Consulting offers a product of inspired professional management consulting services to a focused clientele who desire to distinguish themselves from the teaming competitors in their industries.

We envision a business climate in Nigeria which is gradually revolutionarizing into a global one to be
guided by key universal business principles. This has been our driving force and has led to a reinvention of our service offerings and our mode of delivery. We are highly energetic and self-motivated to take our clients to the top of their industry and to maintain such position. The proprietary tools we use are generated in-house and highly probing to unravel minor issues beneath the obvious.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Title: Accountant

Job Descriptions

Under direction, plan, organize and execute professional-level accounting work in connection with the maintenance of financial records and monitoring of all District restricted grants consistent with audit requirements;
Perform a wide variety of functions involved in the maintenance of financial records and other Business Services;
Participate in the development, modification and maintenance of the District, categorical, or grant budgets;
Assist in the preparation of related budgetary records and reports;
Perform complex analytical studies, reconciliations, and produce special reports;
And perform related work as required.
Scope

The Accountant ensures accounting system compliance with generally accepted accounting principles for auditing purposes;
Ensures local, State, and Federal program compliance with all granting agency policies and regulations;
And advises restricted program managers of appropriate expenditures according to grant agency policies and regulations;
Is either directly or indirectly involved in the financial aspects of accounting, budget, payroll, purchasing, resolves budget and accounting discrepancies.
Major Responsibilities

Primary responsibility is to prepare financial statements and supporting schedules according to monthly close schedule
Facilitate and complete monthly close procedures
Analyze revenues, commissions and expenses to ensure they are recorded appropriately on a monthly basis
Prepare monthly account reconciliations
Assist with analyzing financial statements on a monthly basis and report on variances
Assist with financial and tax audits
Assist with preparing tax returns and corporate reporting requirements
Assist with quarterly producer commission reports; analyzing and correcting discrepancies
Assist in documentation and monitoring of internal controls
Other projects as assigned.
Required Skills & Qualifications

Bachelor’s or higher Degree in Accounting or Finance.
Strong understanding of accounting theory.
5+ years accounting/finance experience; CPA a plus, but not required.
Highly detail oriented and organized in work.
Ability to meet assigned deadlines.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a customer service focus.
Ability to act and operate independently with minimal daily direction from manager to accomplish objectives.
Proficiency with email, accounting packages and Microsoft Office applications.
Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees, management, and external agencies to maximize performance, creativity, problem solving, and results.



Title: Executive Assistant

Location Lagos

Job Description

Act as the C.EO’s first point of contact with people from both inside and outside the organization.
Tasks include:

Devising and maintaining office systems, including data management and filing;
Arranging travel, visas and accommodation and, occasionally, travelling with the manager to take notes or dictation at meetings or to provide general assistance during presentations;
Screening phone calls, enquiries and requests, and handling them when appropriate;
Meeting and greeting visitors at all levels of seniority;
Organizing and maintaining diaries and making appointments;
Dealing with incoming email, faxes and post, often corresponding on behalf of the C.E.O;
Carrying out background research and presenting findings;
Producing documents, briefing papers, reports and presentations;
Organizing and attending meetings and ensuring the manager is well prepared for meetings;
Liaising with clients, suppliers and other staff.
Carrying out specific projects and research;
Responsibility for accounts and budgets;
Taking on some of the manager’s responsibilities and working more closely with management;
Deputizing for the C.E.O, making decisions and delegating work to others in the manager’s absence;
Being involved in decision-making processes.
Requirements

The ideal candidate(s) will have good communication, and 3-5 years’ working experience in relevant to the position applied for, also with a good first Degree.

Title: Head, Business Development Unit

Job Descriptions

We require a new Head of Business Development to lead and oversee the development and growth of profitable new business and to develop and maintain effective key agency relationships.
This position will be re-sponsible for all aspects of managing and motivating the Business Development Team.
This position will also ensure business growth through directing and managing business development activities to ensure these are delivered in accordance with the organizational strategy.
Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

Exceeding and meeting sales targets and other KPIs to successfully manage the P&L
Managing and developing new and existing accounts in one of the above mentioned sectors
Liaising with industry influencers & strategic partners to identify new business leads
Working collaboratively with Product R&D and Services innovation teams to aid product development through customer insights
Develop marketing collateral, participate and organize events to drive business development and sales
Providing competitor intelligence/market intelligence and contribute to all sales meetings
Being a team player and contributing to a professional and balanced working environment
Contribute to the development and refinement of Company’s vision and strategy
Support the overall process of management and corporate decision-making to ensure the organization maximizes its short, medium and long-term profitability and shareholder returns
Liaise with other executive heads on the implementation of the company’s strategic and operational plans
Develop, review, and report on the business development division’s strategy, ensuring the strategic objec-tives are well understood and executed by the team.
Management of the Overall Business Development Function Including:

Impact the profitability of the company through ensuring strategic and tactical management decisions and new business development results
Marketing
Competitor and market analysis
Develop and lead the Business Development team in sourcing, managing and implementing new business opportunities
Ensure efficient and effective marketing, advertising and promotional planning through the Marketing department
Present a budget for board approval and prudently manage resources within those budgetary guidelines according to company policy and within ethical corporate governance guidelines
Maintain and develop organizational culture, values and reputation in its markets and with all staff, cus-tomers, suppliers, partners and regulatory/official bodies.
People Management:

Build and lead an effective and cohesive management team.
Self development and continuing personal development.
Basic Areas of Knowledge and Skills

Good project and time management skills
Knowledge of business and management principles
Strong analytical skills
Organizational skills
Leadership skills
Ability to work collaboratively.
Qualifications

Strong understanding of accounting theory
5+ years accounting/finance experience; CPA a plus, but not required
Highly detail oriented and organized in work
Ability to meet assigned deadlines
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a customer service focus
Ability to act and operate independently with minimal daily direction from manager to accomplish objec-tives
Proficiency with email, accounting packages and Microsoft Office applications
Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees, management, and external agencies to maximize performance, creativity, problem solving, and results.
The candidate Head; Business Development Unit should have a first Degree in Business Administration or its equivalent courses and 4+ years of progressively responsible experience for a major company or division of a large cor-poration.
Experience/Knowledge of Gas Energy will be an added advantage.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: careers@walcoss.com

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