Vacancies at Adexen Consulting Firm -Nigeria 2016

Adexen is a well known recruitment & HR consulting firm in Europe and Africa. Our consultants and staff bring wealth of experience to help companies to find and retain talents.

Senior Accountant

Our client is a global dredging company with extensive expertise in port construction, flood defence work, project management and maritime terminal services.

Job description


  • Analyse financial results, monitor the budgeting and forecasting control cycle, identify and analyse potential financial risk areas and support or monitor the implementation of risk mitigating activities
  • Ensure or execute statutory and commercial accounting according to local legal requirements and IFRS guidelines
  • Draw cash flow forecasts and analyse and monitor these, as well as monitor, analyse and advise on hedging of foreign cash flows and fuel.
  • Ensure all in- and external commercial and financial reporting on the project phases and end results of the project and/or business units, signal issues and opportunities to in- and external stakeholders, in line with company’s reporting procedures and deadlines.
  •  Provide detailed advice and signal opportunities for improvement to (Project) Management on project related financial matters, such as financing possibilities for clients on projects.
  •  Ensure up-to-date knowledge of (local) financial and fiscal laws, theories and developments and financial contractual requirements and apply and share knowledge with colleagues and relevant stakeholders.
  • Work and act in accordance with the applicable QHSE-S instructions and measures, take appropriate measures in case of accidents and hazardous situations and draw proposals for improvement.
  • Ensure financial project administration, design and follow-up planning, organisation of on-site logistics, staff support, facilities and general administration, in line with local and legal requirements.
  • Ensure adequate personnel administration and information as well as processing of salary payments, in line with local requirements, legislation and HR policies, on those projects that lack a dedicated project HR.
  • Plan, lead and develop project members, ensure adequate training of personnel.


• First degree in accounting from a reputable university
• At least five years experience in an international company as accountant, preferably in marine works industry
• Operational knowledge of Tax Regulations & Law in Nigeria
• PC tools literate
• Able to work in Dynamics AX
• English Proficiency
• Team player

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Finance Manager


Our client is a global dredging company with extensive expertise in port construction, flood defense work, project management and maritime terminal services.

Job description


  • Responsible for the full financial management function within the division
  • Cost analysis
  • Implementation of accounting policies
  • Manage and analyse budgets
  • Analyse monthly liquidity planning and ensure action is taken
  • Check and discuss financial reports at board level
  • Manage finance teams across projects within the area
  • Small/lower-complex area
  • Work independently; end results are being reviewed at board level
  • Evaluate request for purchase of suppliers, equipment and services to determine appropriate procurement method
  • Liaise with suppliers, sub-contractors, and site/contract managers
  • Acquire best prices to place orders for materials required on site
  • Ensure profit and productivity improvement through decreasing costs, ensuring consistent pricing, business simplification and consolidation of field office and backroom operations.
  • Ensure effective revenue management through implementing proper financial systems and controls for managing revenue and billing.
  • Ensure cash flow management through income analysis and expense analysis, accurate forecasting and cash flow planning and monitoring.
  • Achieving accounting operational objectives by contributing accounting information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; resolving problems; identifying trends; determining system improvements; implementing change
  • Maintaining accounting controls by establishing a chart of accounts; defining accounting policies and procedures;
  • Coordinating and Guiding other departments by researching and interpreting accounting policy; applying observations and recommendations to operational issues


  • A University degree in Accounting
  • Minimum of 10 years work experience in a similar company or industry.
  • Management and supervisory skills.
  • Basic IT Skill , Hands on ERP
  • Team building skills.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Decision making skills.
  • Effective verbal, presentation and listening communications skills
  • Effective written communications skill

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February 23, 2016 11:57 am