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Recruitment at First Bank HND / BA / BSc Job

2024-06-17 18:26   Accounting / Financial Services   Lagos   23 views
Job Details

Duties & Responsibilities

Daily spooling of General Ledger (GL) balances of branches and head office departments.
Review of the GL pull out of GL sub-heads.
Preparation of Monthly Income and Expenses trends for input into the MANCO financial report.
Liaising with branches on reasons for drop/increase in income/expenditures
Liaising with branches and departments having abnormal balances in their suspense accounts to regularize.
Collaborate with internal control department in ensuring that all suspense accounts in GL are cleared promptly by branches and departments responsible for their reconciliation.
Daily Review of Trial Balance of the bank for trend analysis.
Obtain and review proof of accounts from branches and head office departments.
Provision of audit requirements for External and Internal Audits
Preparation of weekly CBN Enhanced FCY report on Other Assets and Liabilities
Provision of schedules and requirements for CBN examiners
Ensuring amortization of the branches’ Lease/Rent prepayment. •
Participate in special projects in the bank e.g. Oracle GL, Finacle etc.
Assist in ensuring that the bank’s financial reports represent true and fair view of the Bank's operation.
Perform ad-hoc duties as may be required from time to time

Job Requirements

Minimum Education: B.Tech, ACA
Proficiency in the use Ms Word & Ms Excel.
Experience: Minimum experience: 2 years.

Key Competency Requirements:


Professional accounting qualification such as ACCA, ACA, CPA or its equivalent plus at least six years post Qualification years’ experience, with relevant / specific banking experience.
Broad understanding of banking practice.
Sound knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and IFRS Accounting Policy.

Skill / Competencies:

Good interpersonal and communication skills.
An eye for detail and accuracy with a strong analytical capability.
High level of computer literacy is required.

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Company Description
First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FirstBank) is Nigeria’s largest financial services institution by total assets and gross earnings. With more than 10 million customer accounts, FirstBank has over 750 branches providing a comprehensive range of retail and corporate financial services. The Bank ha... read mores international presence through its subsidiaries, FBN Bank (UK) Limited in London and Paris, FBNBank DRC, FBNBank Ghana, FBNBank Gambia, FBNBank Guinea, FBNBank Sierra-Leone and FBNBank Senegal, as well as its Representative Offices in Johannesburg, Beijing and Abu Dhabi.
Since its establishment in 1894, FirstBank has consistently built relationships with customers focusing on the fundamentals of good corporate governance, strong liquidity, risk management and leadership. Over the years, the Bank has led the financing of private investment in infrastructure development in the Nigerian economy by playing key roles in the Federal Government’s privatisation and commercialisation schemes. With its global reach, FirstBank provides prospective investors wishing to explore the vast business opportunities that are available in Nigeria, an internationally competitive world-class brand and a credible financial partner.
The Bank has been named "The Best Bank Brand in Nigeria” four times in a row - 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 - by the globally renowned "The Banker Magazine” of the Financial Times Group; and "Most Innovative Bank in Africa” in the EMEA Finance African Banking Awards 2014. FirstBank’s brand purpose is to always put its customers, partners and all stakeholders at the heart of its business, even as it is poised to standardise customer experience and excellence in financial solutions across Sub Saharan Africa, in consonance with its brand vision "To be the partner of first choice in building your future”. Our brand promise is to always deliver the ultimate "gold standard” of value and excellence. This commitment is anchored on FirstBank’s inherent values of passion, partnership and people, to position our customers first in every respect.