Chief Accountant - Atlas Copco Nigeria Limited

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Job Description

  • We are looking for an experienced Chief Accountant to support Atlas Copco Nigeria’s business development, ensuring both efficiency and compliance with internal and external rules and regulations.
  • This is an ideal opportunity for a highly motivated person with high analytical skills and this position will be based in Lagos
  • The role is to assist in developing tools within accounting & control, and in management of financial accounting processes in the company.
  • This position will lead the finance team and reports to the Business Controller who is a member of the Management Team.

Mission as Chief Accountant you will:

  • Ensure Accurate and timely closing of the books and ensure efficient reporting processes (monthly/quarterly/Annually).
  • Analyze business and financial data, in an accurate, relevant and timely manner, in order to map the performance, trends and various potential forecasts of the company,
  • Ensure that financial reporting is in accordance with IFRS and The Way We Do Things,



  • Continue to integrate, adapt and develop the financial organization to fulfil the Atlas Copco Group financial and organizational standards,
  • Safeguard assets of the company through accounts reconciliations, impairment assessments of assets and liabilities and managing verification exercises of fixed assets, cash and stock periodically.
  • Ensure strict compliance with various tax and other statutory requirements, rules and regulations including transfer pricing.
  • Well-grounded in Accounting and Finance functions (credit management, Revenue accounting, assets management, inventories, receivables, taxes etc.),
  • Ensure adherence and compliance with company policies and procedures (The Way We Do Things)

Job Requirements

Educationl Requirements:

  • Chartered Accountant (ICAN, ACCA or equivalent) University degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics or equivalent. MBA is desirable

Experience requirements:

  • Practice of Business analysis and risk management. Good understanding of how to prepare financial statements and financial reporting. Able to work in a fast-paced environment as a strong and influential team member.
  • Minimum 6 years’ experience in finance, working with ERP systems (SAP is an advantage), experience in leading a team.
  • Thorough understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Meticulous attention to detail with the superb organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently, lead or as part of a team.


  • Good knowledge on general accounting principles, IFRS and Local statutory accounting rules- Knowledge of the Group reporting systems.
  • Fluency in English Knowledge of Atlas Copco's The Way We Do Things Good command of Windows Tools specially a good working knowledge of Excel Understanding of local Finance, Accounting and regulatory practices.
  • Excellent report-writing and communication skills.
  • Solid proficiency in Microsoft Office, SAP and other financial planning software.



Personality requirements:

  • Target and result oriented with strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Dynamic and open to change
  • Good communication skills at all levels
  • Team player- Strong sense of ownership, taking responsibility and leading projects to a successful conclusion
  • Motivate, engage and coach your team in the organization to create lasting results



How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application Letter and CV to:

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Note: Atlas Copco Nigeria is an equal opportunity employer; female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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