Financial Accountant at MultiChoice Group

MultiChoice Group is a leading entertainment company and we’re home to some of the most recognised brands on the continent. Our entertainment platforms – DStv, GOtv, Showmax and DStv Now – are a hub for more than 19 million people across 50 co

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Financial Accountant

Location: Lagos

About the Job

  • The ideal candidate is responsible for managing payments of all creditors in the most efficient and cost effective manner.

Planning & Budgeting:

  • Complete and accurate intercompany transactions recording to agree with signed confirmations in a timely manner
  • Provide accurate and complete PPE balance. Accurate Fixed asset depreciation posting run
  • Prepayments are duly added and accurately amortized monthly
  • Liaise with client on account receivables or payables reconciliation
  • Ensuring AP- Monthly Accruals GL balance is accurately reconciled at every reporting period
  • Ensure that all journals posted on GP are signed off and approved by FM
  • Detailed analysis of each customers AR statement to highlight incidences of Over/under billing’s
  • GP customer balance recon with Landmark with detailed explanation of reasons for differences
  • Expenses are reported in the period which they relate
  • Maintenance of robust petty cash register and ensure adequate float
  • Monitoring of cash advance retirements/expensing
  • Ensuring Accounts payable GL is NIL or balance is accurately reconciled at every reporting period

Forecasting & Modelling:

  • Develop and maintain effective financial models.
  • Providing advice and objective financial analysis, enabling decision makers to take timely and informed business decisions.
  • Undertake appropriate financial analysis and evaluation of capital projects.
  • Ensure that financial forecasts are timely and relevant to the recipients.


  • Assistance in completion of reporting packs, budget and forecast
  • Detailed and timely submission of monthly TB with commentary
  • Accurate reporting of revenue and billing report
  • Analytics, reporting and decision making
  • Monthly AR aging analysis report
  • Prepare monthly journals, ensure journals are captured accurately and properly documented


  • CIMA, ICAN preferable, with database / Excel proficiency
  • 3+ years’ accounting experience in a similar role

Technical Competencies:

  • Strong financial and accounting knowledge
  • Financial analysis experience
  • Commercial experience
  • Operational know how and ability
  • Knowledge of contract law
  • Management capabilities
  • Conflict resolution experience
  • Strong negotiator

Behavioral Competencies:

  • Problem Solving
  • Result Orientation
  • Planning & Organising
  • Resilience
  • Ideas Generation
  • Attention to Detail
  • Time Management


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Closing date: Not specified

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