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Role Summary: The Early Career Development Program is a 12- month program designed to develop entry-level talent for GE businesses across Africa. The program purpose is to build expertise and leadership skills in specific areas of finance. The program includes classroom and online training. Candidates will undertake challenging assignments and benefit of exposure to GE senior leaders.
As a key pipeline for future GE talent, the candidate will be required to provide support to the business in area such as financial planning, accounting services, operation analysis, controller ship, forecasting, treasury, and commercial finance.
Support Accounts Payable team with accurate coding for all invoices
Preparation of journals to correct any accounting errors or other entry during monthly / quarterly closing
Participate in periodic profit & lass (DR4) analysis
Review of general ledger to ensure correct coding of all profit & loss entries
Support with preparation of trial balance and supporting documentation for all statutory audits
Ensure all journals are electronically filed and referenced for ease of access when required
Support with closure of account reconciliation (ART) open items
Support with preparation of accounts reconciliation to validate ending balances in the GL on a quarterly basis
Support with monthly reconciliation of all payroll deduction accounts
Support with monthly filing of all PAYE/WHT/VAT and other related taxes
Publish accounts reconciliation dashboard during the quarterly rec cycle
Special projects: ad-hoc management reporting to support decision making
Any other task that may be assigned by the "Other SSA" leadership team
Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting sciences or related field
GPA greater than or equal 3.0/4.0 overall
Valid NYSC Certificate or Exemption Certificate will be required
Authorized to work in one's country full time without restrictions
Must have advanced to fluent level of English
Ability to work in fast paced changing environment
Demonstrated team player; Confident self starter who has demonstrated drive
Ability to independently prioritize multiple tasks and work to meet deadlines
Strong attention to detail ensuring timely follow-up and closure.
Clear, concise and articulate communication skills - verbal, written and listening.
Able to take on ad-hoc assignments and work flexible hours as required.
Ability to handle business sensitive information with the highest degree of integrity.
Good organizational and efficiency skills
Experience working within a very busy environment where deadlines are clearly defined and must be met
Ability to prepare and deliver effective presentations
Demonstrated leadership ability
High performer with a passion to achieve positive business results
Curiosity and desire to learn and expand skill set
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