Financial Accountant at Jagal

Jagal is a Nigerian conglomerate holding that operates leading energy businesses and manages a diverse portfolio of investments. By cultivating leadership and developing a culture of excellence, Jagal is dedicated to empowering people and building strategic partnerships that aim to achieve sustainable growth for the advancement of the Nigerian community.

Financial Accountant


  • As the focal point of the Accounts team, this role oversees all transaction processing, accounting across payables, receivables, cash including account reconciliations and the accuracy of intercompany accounting records and balances
  • It will also ensure the accuracy/consistency in financial records and Cost Control Management across the head office business
  • The key aim of the position is to provide robust, accurate and timely financial information for management reporting and cost / budget development and management within head office.

Key Responsibilities
Financial Accounting/Reporting (40%):

  • Managing of all accounts payable, accounts receivable and petty cash transactions reconciliation
  • Prepare and monitor Intercompany reconciliation and statements issuance
  • Monitoring and processing of supplier invoices
  • Control accounts reconciliation

Controls/Legal Entities (10%):

  • Continuously improve processes, systems and ways of working to drive overall efficiency in all processing areas.
  • Act as change agent to spearhead innovative ideas that will improve finance processes and ensure efficiencies

Budget/Forecasting (5%):

  • Assist in preparation of budget and forecasts for Jagal Group entities and monitoring actual performance against target
  • Transaction Processing/Recording (30%)
  • Preparation and processing of customer invoices
  • Monitoring and processing of supplier invoices
  • Processing of accounting journals, payment voucher and receipt voucher
  • Processing/ posting of all financial transactions to ensure timely closing of leger and control accounts

Tax Filing/Reporting (10%):

  • Preparation, processing and timely filing of all statutory returns with all relevant tax regulators e.g. VAT, WHT , NSITF , ITF , PAYE , CIT

Other Duties (5%):

  • Provide ad-hoc support to Finance manager as required (i.e. special projects)
  • Maintains best practice standards in accounting processing


  • 5-10 years of experience working in and latterly managing an Accounts team/function
  • Part/qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Use of Orion software package is key
  • Confidentiality and absolute discretion always expected
  • Demonstrated experience of driving change in process, systems (new ERP) and people would be an advantage
  • Advanced excel skills with intermediate working knowledge of Microsoft Office programmes; Outlook, Word, Powerpoint.
  • Demonstrable evidence of interpreting & manipulating data clearly and accurately with the ability to extract & clearly articulate key points
  • Professional approach, excellent communication skills, ability to develop and present ideas and reasoned arguments clearly and concisely to various audiences.

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