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Job Openings at a Reputable Member Of Seeds Entrepreneurs Association Of Nigeria

Ace Human Resource Consulting Limited – Our client is a reputable member of Seeds Entrepreneurs Association of Nigeria (SEEDAN) and Ad hoc Committee member of the seed industry in Nigeria. Our client’s services are dynamic and include partnering with domestic Agricultural Research Institutes to multiply, process and distribute top quality seeds of improved varieties of field crops, bridge the gap between research and commercialization of value adding agricultural technologies, and between research and commercialization of value-adding agricultural technologies to increase farmers’ yields, nutrition and livelihood. 


To heighten the implementation of its mission, our client, is seeking to employ a competent candidate for the position below:


Job Title: Accountant 
Location: Kaduna
Start Date: As soon as possible


Overall Responsibilities

  • The Accountant will be responsible for the overall financial administration of the company in Nigeria in accordance with the legal requirements, highest ethical standards and internationally recognized financial reporting practices (IFRS)

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Support the development and updating of financial policies, procedures and standards, including keeping abreast of new financial and tax laws in accordance to legal requirements and the best financial practices, re SAGE and ensure that all staff are well informed in their use.
  • Ensure that all financial transactions (including grant disbursement) and data are correctly implemented according to the relevant conditions, policies and procedures.
  • Ensure that all financial documents are accurately supported, approved and coded, and that all cheque books, cheque list, petty cash, LPOs are maintained correctly
  • Ensure that staff payroll administration is verified for accuracy, properly processed and that all statutory payments such as PAYE and pension are made on a timely basis.
  • Manage banking, accounts and balances effectively and efficiently, including undertaking monthly bank reconciliations, foreign exchange management as and cash flow management in a timely manner.
  • Support management of donor funding and disbursements; and ensure acknowledgment of receipts and financial reporting is accurate, professional and timely.
  • Scrutinize plans, budgets, and financial reports;
  • Contribute to annual/quarterly budget development and reporting for the company.
  • Ensure that the company is compliant with all legal requirements regarding taxation, returns, fees and other financial statutory requirements.
  • Prepare monthly expenditure in relation to budget reports and inform management on a timely basis.
  • Undertake periodic checks of assets and stores are done, and prepare reports on same for the management.
  • Prepare high quality financial reports including professional annual financial statements in a timely basis.
  • Prepare for and collaborate with internal and external auditors to ensure successful audit.
  • Maintain well organized physical and electronic archive of financial documentation stretching back at least seven years in secure location.

Minimum Recruitment Standards

  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or other relevant degree
  • Holder of CPA (T) certificate or equivalent preferred, or at least advanced stage in progressing towards it.

Knowledge/Skills:

  • Excellent administrative and planning skills.
  • Experience of using accounting packages, as well as MS Office.
  • Impeccable, corruptionâ€�free reputation and integrity.
  • Ability to keep deadlines and keen attention to detail.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Can take initiative, get things done really well and fast.
  • Knowledge of Hausa language is essential

Experience:

  • At least three years of relevant corporate work experience in accounts/financial management.

Salary
Salary is competitive, based on experience and negotiable




How to Apply 



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Job Title: Offsite Web Content Assistant

Location: Zaria, Kaduna
Start date: As soon as the successful candidate can resume

Summary Responsibility

  • The Web Content Assistant position provides an opportunity to develop relevant skills in web content design, creation and editing while supporting the web and marketing goals of the company.

Position Responsibilities

  • Create and edit content in HTML for web sites following established style guidelines using web authoring software, such as Adobe Dreamweaver.
  • Daily website reviews, and uploading/streaming content from technical teams
  • Create PDF documents and forms using Adobe Acrobat and other tools.
  • Create user documentation for new and existing projects.
  • Work on additional writing tasks and other clerical duties that support department needs and divisional processes.
  • Create, edit and upload videos and content to the web.
  • Take photos at student events, as needed.
  • Assist with additional responsibilities as assigned by IT staff.
  • Provide appropriate training for new projects and responsibilities on a regular basis.

Minimum Recruitment Standards

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or other degree with relevant certifications.
  • Strong writing and editing skills are required.
  • Experience with style guides, business writing and online editing.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and web content management is preferred.
  • Understanding of basic HTML, Photoshop, Adobe Premiere or comparable applications.

Salary
Salary is competitive, based on experience and negotiable.





How to Apply




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Job Title: Logistics Officer

Location:
  Zaria, Kaduna
Start Date: As Soon as the Successful Candidate can Resume

Job Description
 Position Responsibilities

  • Record and report logistics performance, both financial and service
  • Document the inbound movement/out turn of raw materials to the factory
  • Execute effective administrative processes for material inlet/outlets, freight and storage
  • Ensure invoice/receipts meet contracts and comply with company audit procedures and standards
  • Document logistics measures for performance benchmarking as required
  • Develop logistical checklists to guide activities support
  • Maintain business inventory and manage equipment and supplies
  • Develop tools and kits for managing logistics in consultation with Production and technical teams.

Minimum Recruitment Standards

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Transport Technology and Management or other Degree with relevant certifications
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to work with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, and recipients of assistance.
  • Well developed computer skills, including knowledge of word processing and spreadsheets.
  • Knowledge of Hausa language is essential.

Salary

  • Salary is competitive, based on experience and negotiable.



How to Apply

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Job Title: Corporate Assistant & Partnership Officer

Location: Zaria, Kaduna
Start Date: As soon as the successful candidate can resume

Overall Responsibility

  • Working closely with the General Manager, the post holder will support the delivery of a quality corporate partnership programme.

Main Responsibilities

  • Support the General Manager to generate businesses & funds from the private sector to meet challenging income targets while protecting the company’s reputation for independence and quality, in line with ethical partnerships policy.
  • Planning and delivery of world-class events for corporate clients/supporters and partners, including developing event formats and programmes, identifying and approaching relevant high quality speakers.
  • Writing high quality external communications documents, including monthly update emails to corporate partners and supporters, new business proposals, partnership contracts, and other marketing materials as required
  • Support the General Manager to provide high standards of relationship management to existing corporate partners and supporters, ensuring an outstanding experience, so organizations are motivated to continue to support and work with the company.
  • Maintain a sound database of current, and map new partners government, NGOs, Multilateral organizations etc.
  • Secure new business development meetings with potential partners, supporters, or sponsors.
  • Building strong relationships with potential future partners, supporters or sponsors, ensuring meetings are followed up on, and opportunities to secure new support are maximised.
  • Support the Corporate Partnerships Manager with administering our corporate relationships, through ensuring timely invoice raising, and preparing partnership/supporter agreements where appropriate.
  • Support the Corporate Partnerships Manager to ensure that all approaches to the corporate sector are tracked consistently, through effective use of a CRM system or tracking spreadsheet.
  • Contribute to and support other departmental work as appropriate.

Minimum Recruitment Standards

  • Bachelors Degree in Development, Business or other relevant degree
  • Skills and abilities
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Excellent influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to ensure all outputs are of the highest quality.
  • Good knowledge of Nigeria Corporate sector.
  • Demonstrable understanding of the charitable and/or policy sector.
  • Knowledge of Hausa language is essential

Experience:

  • At least three years of relevant corporate work experience in accounts/financial management.

Personal Qualities:

  • Highly self-motivated.
  • Excellent interpersonal communications skills, including tact and assertiveness, and the ability to communicate at all levels in a complex environment.
  • Strong entrepreneurial skills.
  • Ability to work with senior contacts and co-ordinate the activities of staff and contributors at all levels both internally and externally
  • Able to tackle challenges constructively, and find creative ways forward.
  • A commitment to equal opportunities.

Salary
Salary is competitive, based on experience and negotiable.


How to Apply



Click here to apply online

Deadline: 12th May, 2017.

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