Job Openings at Alfred & Victoria Associates

Alfred & Victoria Associates is one of Nigeria’s leading ICT solution based company. Our company offers a wide range of services which are in high demand of today’s emerging market. AVA has three major arms which have been streamlined to meet our customer's needs. The three major arms are: Consulting, Recruitment and Training.

Alfred & Victoria Associates has become one of the most sought after Human Capital Development Organization in recent times. She is fast becoming the distinguished strategic partner required in all sectors of the economy, and also in the fast growing world of outsourcing which is now in huge demand in all profession.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

1.) Internal Control / Audit Officer

Job Location: Anthony / Ibeju Lekki, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Industry: Education

Essential Duties

  • Responsible for implementing, directing and overseeing the auditing and compliance programs.
  • Conducts and directs audits and ongoing reviews of organization controls, operating procedures, and compliance with policies and regulations.
  • Compiles and issues reports detailing conclusions and providing recommendations for improvements.
  • Directs and appraises the activities of audit and compliance personnel.
  • Recommends employee training and modifications to procedures as needed.
  • Reviews and appraises the soundness, effectiveness, and proper application of accounting and financial controls, compliance procedures and controls and timeliness of documentation generation.
  • Assesses the adequacy and extent of programs designed to safeguard organization assets.
  • Serves as liaison for all external audit and regulatory agencies.

Requirements / Qualifications

  • The preferred candidate MUST be chartered as an accountant with 3 - 5 years of work experience.
  • Previous experience working in the Education sector would be an added advantage.

Skills / Value / Attitudes:

  • Good knowledge of Tracking hardware and software
  • Excellent knowledge of MSOffice Packages and IT System.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong work ethic with good interpersonal skills
  • Proactive and Passionate
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Integrity and Agility
  • Entrepreneurship.
  • Agility
  • Performance
  • Team Player.

Application Closing Date: 30th November, 2023.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: recruitment@alfred-victoria.com using the Job Position as the subject of the mail.

 

 

2.) Head of Account

Job Location: Awoyaya, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Reporting Line: Chief Accountant
Department/Group: Finance
Start Date: ASAP
Position Type: Permanent
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Role & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for accounting excellence on Campus
  • Manage Campus accounting and financial activities including billings, payments, receivables, payables, and invoicing:
  • Ensure timely generation of accurate school bills for all students
  • Ensure regular update of student records as and when due
  • Review Account Receivable processes and ensure policy compliance
  • Ensure timely collection of receivables
  • Oversee payroll processes and ensure timely payment of staff
  • Reconcile PTA accounts quarterly and prepare reports for PTA executives
  • Perform bank reconciliation
  • Review and approve bank reconciliation statements prepared by team members
  • Closely supervise petty cash management
  • Review Accounts payable processes and ensure prompt settlement of approved bills
  • Monitor statutory payments and advise management on prompt settlement
  • Monitor remittance of statutory deductions
  • Oversee documentation management and ensure adequate supporting documents exist for all transactions
  • Ownership of all Campus related ledgers (regular account analysis)
  • Ensure adequate close-the-books processes are followed
  • Support Preparation of management accounts and supporting schedules
  • Perform periodic balance sheet review
  • Oversee budget monitoring and control at the Campus level
  • Provide inputs for the development of improved accounting controls, policies, and, procedures
  • Ensure proper coordination of activities within the department
  • Ensure adequate customer service to both internal and external stakeholders
  • Support the external audit process
  • Oversee Campus treasury management processes
  • Prepare weekly Campus cash forecasts
  • Responsible for the Campus finance department’s budget
  • Evaluate the performance of the team and make necessary recommendations
  • Perform research and analysis to support decision-making as may be required

Requirements

  • Degree in Accounting or Finance Related Courses
  • 6 - 10 years of cognate finance experience preferably (some experience in the educational system will be an added advantage)
  • Professional Accounting Qualification – ICAN/ACCA
  • Experienced in relating with clients/customers, managing effective collections, and leading teams

Preferred Skills:

  • Deep accounting knowledge, working knowledge of GAAP, IFRS, Finance leading practices
  • Advanced Excel/data analysis skills
  • Proficiency in MS applications and MS Dynamics ERP
  • Integrity
  • Professionalism
  • Highly driven
  • Attention to details
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Leadership and Organizational skills.

Application Closing Date: 24th November, 2023.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their tailored CV to: recruitment@alfred-victoria.com using the Job Position as the subject of the mail.

 

 

3.) Environmemtal Regulatory Affairs Manager

Job Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • Drive the overall environmental management strategy formulation and effective delivery of policies, processes, plans, programs and systems across the company’s assets and operating facilities.
  • Drive processes and programs including Environmental compliance, GHG initiatives performance monitoring and reporting, and assurance audits to meet HSE regulations and standards.
  • Serve as the focal point for operationalization of Bio-diversity Action Plan and the TA- 2 / SME for Environmental Affairs.

Key Role & Responsibilities
Strategic Planning:

  • Develop and implement the company’s environmental strategy with a specific focus on GHG reduction, biodiversity conservation, sustainability development, and climate change resilience.
  • Identify opportunities for innovation and improvement in environmental and biodiversity performance.
  • Continuously seek and evaluate opportunities for innovation and improvement in environmental and biodiversity practices.
  • Implement strategic initiatives to enhance overall environmental performance.

Environmental Management Systems & ISO Certification:

  • Implement the ISO14001 certification program and roll out across the company’s locations.
  • Implement and manage environmental management systems (EMS) to track, monitor, and continuously improve environmental and sustainability performance.
  • Regularly audit environmental management systems to ensure adherence to standards and identify areas for enhancement.
  • Drive continuous improvement based on audit findings.

Environmental Studies:

  • Develop and implement plans for conducting Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) and other environmental studies.
  • Ensure thorough assessment of potential environmental impacts associated with the company’s activities.
  • Ensure EIAs and environmental studies comply with local, national, and international regulations.
  • Collaborate with regulatory bodies and relevant stakeholders to implement strategies to mitigate identified environmental impacts.
  • Collaborate with relevant internal stakeholders to integrate mitigation measures into operational plans.

Environmental Regulatory Permits and Consent:

  • Manage the process of obtaining environmental permits and consents.
  • Ensure ongoing compliance with permit conditions.
  • Regulatory Liaison: Establish effective communication channels with regulatory authorities.
  • Proactively engage with regulators to stay informed about changes in permit requirements.
  • Documentation and Reporting: Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of all permits and consents.
  • Prepare and submit required reports to regulatory bodies.

Waste Management:

  • Develop and implement waste management systems to minimize environmental impact.
  • Conduct regular audits to assess compliance with waste management protocols.
  • Engage with stakeholders to promote sustainable waste management practices.
  • Collaborate with teams to explore innovative waste management solutions.

GHG Management:

  • Establish and manage systems for monitoring, reporting, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Collaborate with the assets and other stakeholders to develop and implement initiatives to reduce GHG
  • emissions, achieve carbon neutrality and reduce the organization's carbon footprint.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate GHG reduction measures into daily operations.
  • Coordinate targets for GHG reduction and track progress against goals.

Biodiversity Conservation:

  • Design and implement biodiversity conservation programs, considering the impact of operations on local ecosystems.
  • Collaborate with relevant stakeholders to support biodiversity initiatives in line with the the company’s goals.
  • Engage with internal teams to integrate biodiversity considerations into operational practices.
  • Implement continuous improvement strategies for conservation practices.

ESG Development:

  • Collaborate with Sustainability department and other stakeholders to drive ESG initiatives, including the development and implementation of projects that enhance environmental and social sustainability.
  • Collaborate with internal departments to integrate environmental and sustainability considerations into product development, supply chain management, and other business processes.

Climate Change Reporting:

  • Support the preparation and submission of comprehensive climate change reports in accordance with relevant frameworks and standards.
  • Stay updated on emerging climate change reporting requirements and ensure the organization's compliance.

Regulatory Compliance:

  • Monitor changes in regulatory requirements related to environmental affairs (Norms, GHG & non-GHG
  • Emissions, water, biodiversity, sustainability, and climate change.
  • Conduct internal audits to assess regulatory compliance.
  • Implement corrective actions to address non-compliance issues.
  • Ensure the organization's compliance with applicable environmental laws and standards.
  • Develop and implement strategies for mitigating compliance risks.
  • Engage with regulatory bodies to advocate for environmentally responsible policies.

Environmental Performance Monitoring & Reporting:

  • Establish and monitor comprehensive environmental performance metrics.
  • Regularly report on environmental performance to senior management and the regulator.
  • Ensure accuracy and integrity of environmental performance data and implement quality control measures for data reporting.

Key Performance Indicator

  • No of Environment Audits completed.
  • Full implementation of EMS – work processes
  • Degree and level of compliance and implementation of the Minimum Environmental Standards in operations.
  • Frontline awareness on environmental affairs & compliance.
  • Quality and number of Post impact assessments and environmental studies delivered.

Requirements
Academic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Regulatory Affairs, or a related field
  • A Master's Degree in a relevant discipline is a plus.

Experience:

  • 10-15 years of relevant experience in environmental management, regulatory affairs, and sustainability with at least 5 years as Environmental Manager or Head of Environment role.
  • Proven track record of successfully implementing and managing environmental programs and initiatives.

Skill & Competence:

  • The competence proficiency levels required for the position of Manager Environmental Regulatory Affairs are defined using the following key terms.
  • In-depth knowledge of environmental management systems (EMS) and ISO 14001 certification.
  • Proven experience in obtaining and maintaining environmental permits and consents.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing comprehensive environmental strategies.
  • Strong understanding of local, national, and international environmental regulations.
  • Ability to develop and execute strategic plans for environmental sustainability and regulatory compliance.

Communication and Interpersonal skills.

  • Proficiency in waste management systems and strategies.
  • Experience in conducting internal audits and developing strategies for compliance assurance. Commercial Acumen.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Balanced Entrepreneurship.

Salary

  • Attractive.

Application Closing Date: 30th November, 2023.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their tailored CV to: recruitment@alfred-victoria.com using the Job Position as the subject of the mail.

Note: Any application received after this time will be automatically rejected.