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Job Vacancies at Alfred & Victoria Associates

Alfred & Victoria Associates is one of Nigeria’s leading ICT solution based company. Our company offers a wide range of services which are in high demand of today’s emerging market. AVA has three major arms which have been streamlined to meet our customer’s needs.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Project Accountant

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Department: Finance & Accounts

Job Summary & Purpose

  • This role must ensure accurate reporting and analysis of Project’s financial transactions.
  • It will also be responsible for effectively managing the project’s financial resources as well as recommending strategies for managing operational costs and ensuring profitability of the project.
  • Timely, accurate and regular reporting of project’s performance is an integral part of this role.

Organisational Relationships:

  • Reports to: Group Head, Human Resources and Office Services
  • Direct Reports:
    • Deputy Head, NCDMB, Learning and Development
    • Learning Management System Administrator

Internal Relationships:

  • Group finance
  • Procurement
  • HR

External Relationship:

  • Project Manager
  • Financial Controller.

Responsibilities

  • Liaise with the Project Manager to develop project budget in line with project schedules.
  • Review the project budget with the financial controller (FC).
  • Prepare and present periodic reports on performance of the project.
  • Prepare and present reports on profitability of the project, investigate and report on variances of project revenue and costs.
  • Ensure project cost is monitored regularly to avoid over spends, Ensure the cost incurred is commensurate to level of activities.
  • Ensure timely issuance of invoice upon completion of milestone & follows up to ensure inflows are received for pending receivables.
  • Prepare funding request, to be jointly reviewed by the Project Manager based on needs of the project.
  • Ensure funds released for projects are properly managed.
  • Ensure applicable taxes are deducted from vendors invoices and ensures remittance of taxes are made as at when due.
  • Ensure accuracy and periodic reviews of all project related payables with account payable team and financial controller.
  • Ensure that all project activities (Revenue, costs, receivables, receipt) are properly captured into the accounting software.
  • Ensure accuracy and periodic review of project billings/receivable and accrued revenue/value of work done with project manager and Financial controller.
  • Ensure that receivable reconciliation is done on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.

Person Specifications

  • Academic Qualification: First Degree in Finance/ Accounting / Economics
  • A Post graduate degree will be an added advantage
  • Professional Qualification: Relevant professional qualification e.g. Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Association of Certified and Chartered Accountants (ACCA)
  • Experience: A minimum of 3 years relevant experience. Exposure to Construction or Oil & Gas industry will be an added advantage.

Key Skills & Competencies:

  • A thorough knowledge of standard contract terms and how they are applied in the billing process.
  • Ability to work well with others under deadline situations and respond to changes in priorities.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills and strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative, set priorities and see projects through to completion.
  • Employ problem-solving skills and analysis, and report problems to the Project Manager or Financial controller, as necessary.

Key Performance Metrics
Performance Area:

  • Recording of transactions
  • Reporting on project
  • Billing timing and accuracy
  • Project accounting reports.

Performance Indicators:

  • Completeness and accuracy
  • Complete and on time
  • Complete and on time
  • Complete, accurate and on time.

 

Job Title: Web / Application Manager

Location: Lagos

Job Summary

  • The candidate will manage the Web / application unit by ensuring that the development aligns with standards and ensure due diligence. The staff will also be in the capacity to relieve the head of department.

Responsibilities

  • Partner with business owners to understand the objective of their request.
  • Define Omni-channel applications strategy, roadmaps, database of business request.
  • Define and justify projects.
  • Oversee and manage solution delivery.
  • Lead and direct team of developers.
  • Maintain and enhance applications which includes payment gateway, self-service portal and business process portals.
  • Ensure issues reported on IT Helpdesk are fixed within the set time of delivery
  • Work with internal customers to develop applications and provide support to them, thereby contributing to the efficient operation of the work.
  • Work with vendors where necessary and ensure their code is developed to standards and that high-quality documentation is supplied to enable successful implementation and subsequent in-house maintenance of the systems.
  • Ensure all codes developed is of a high quality, is maintainable, change managed and fully documented.
  • Ensure all codes are scanned for vulnerability and threat of attack
  • Collection and documentation of user’s requirements, development of user stories, estimates and work plans.
  • Responsible for the complete development lifecycle of software systems; including gathering requirements, database management, software development, testing, implementation, user follow up, support and Project Management.
  • Works on special IT projects as needed.
  • Responsible for the prioritization of projects assigned to the Application Development team.
  • Responsible for the Integrity, Maintenance and changes to the Application Development Servers and Databases. (DBA)

Academic Qualification

  • Must have B.Sc in Computer Science
  • Experience: Minimum of 10 years experience or more

Key Skills & Competencies:

  • Database Administration
  • Listening ability and patience with users
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Investigation and diagnostic skills
  • Communication skills and active listening
  • Attention to details
  • Possess technical knowledge

Desirable Certifications:

  • Service awareness basically ITIL V3 or V4
  • Project Management
  • Master’s degree in IT
  • Business Analysis
  • Certificate in Networking (CCNA)
  • COBIT 5

 

Job Title: Senior Application Support Analyst

Location: Lagos

Job Summary
The resource should be able to demonstrate competent IT literacy around applications and systems.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain the core ERP application and other applications in the company.
  • Identify and implement workarounds for customer incidents.
  • Implement bugs and patches to all applications.
  • Proactively enable 2nd line support to resolve incidents without undue escalations.
  • Be proactive in improving monitoring, alerting and end to end testing on applications.
  • Handle escalated calls 2nd level on all applications.
  • Undertake IT application-related problem diagnosis, implementing problem resolution or prevention measures as appropriate.
  • Monitor the availability, performance and throughput of supported IT applications.
  • Maintain IT application support technical documentation.
  • Participate in disaster recovery activities as required.
  • Implement, test and monitor required application changes in line with change implementation plans.
  • Understand and comply with the IT organisation requirements, processes, procedures and policies.
  • Implement, test and monitor required IT application changes in line with change implementation plans.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the line manager.

Qualifications

  • B.Sc in Computer Science
  • 7 years experience in application support

Key Skills & Competencies:

  • Database Administration
  • Listening ability and patience with users
  • Customer service and relationship management
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Investigation and diagnostic skills
  • Communication skills and active listening
  • MSCE or MCP
  • Attention to details
  • Business awareness
  • Possess technical knowledge

Desirable Certifications:

  • Service awareness basically ITIL V3 or V4
  • Project Management
  • Master’s degree in IT
  • Business Analysis
  • Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)

 

Salary
Very Attractive.

Deadline: 4th March 2020; 3:00PM

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their tailored CV to: apply@alfred-victoria.com using the “Job title” as the subject of the email.

Note: Any application received after the specified closing date and time will be automatically rejected.

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