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Treasury Accountant at KPMG Nigeria

  • Accounting / Finance
  • Lagos
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience

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KPMG Nigeria - Our client is a wholly-owned Nigerian Conglomerate with businesses and interests that span across various sectors of the Nigerian economy: Automobile, Medical, Foods & Beverages, Information Technology, Engineering and Agriculture. With globally respected partners and an iconic brand portfolio and has continued to be a considerable contributor to Nigeria's economy.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Treasury Accountant

Job ID: 150672BR

Location: Lagos

Service Line: Finance & Accounting

Job Level: Associate / team member

Job Field: Accounting / Finance

Contract Type: Permanent

Full Time / Part Time : Full Time

Job Summary

  • The Finance and Accounts team in KPMG Nigeria is responsible for recording, preparing and presentation of the financial report of the firm’s activities.
  • The role – Responsible for all matters relating to cash management and cash disbursements

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for monitoring availability of funds, monitoring all bank balances and requesting funds transfers when necessary
  • Responsible for preparing monthly and revised weekly cash forecasts
  • Prepare monthly variance analyses of actual cash collection against forecast
  • Responsible for processing investment of  idle funds with banks
  • Responsible for preparing and maintaining schedule of interests on invested funds
  • Responsible for maintaining proper records of investment certificates
  • Liaison with banks on all cash and related matters
  • Responsible for reviewing cheque vouchers
  • Supervise daily cash count
  • Responsible for preparing weekly bank position statement
  • Calculates and advise on monthly internal exchange rate
  • Responsible for conducting regular cash audit
  • Supervise activities of Banking Officer

Backup Arrangement:

  • The Payables Accountant will take up all the duties and responsibilities of the Treasury Accountant when absent.

Job Requirements

  • B.Sc. in Accounting or its equivalent
  • Should possess ACA cetification


  • 3-5 years of relevant experience


  • Strong appreciation of treasury and cash management including cash forecasting, loans, investment, etc
  • Good appreciation of the Nigerian capital and money markets
  • Accounting skills
  • Strong business acumen and ability to recognise and take advantage of opportunities
  • Strong negotiation and persuading skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong business ethics and high level of integrity
  • Knowledge of basic information technology/Microsoft office tool
  • Supervisory skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong networking and relationship management skills

Key Performance Indicators

  • Timeliness and completeness of cash forecast – every second working day of every month for monthly and by 10am of every Monday for the weekly forecast
  • Timely release of weekly Bank Position – not later than 12noon of following Monday
  • Fraud-free, error free petty cash management/recording system – zero tolerance
  • Proactive in advising the Director of Finance to place idle funds
  • Effective supervision of the Banking Officer measured by zero loss of cash.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.