Ref: SP748-09

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

To support Fixed Assets and Inventory process optimisation and best practice across IHS, perform Fixed Assets and Inventory Accounting for the assigned entities and finalize applicable high-quality balance sheet reconciliations which can stand the test of audit.
Customers/Partners in the region, Group Financial Control team, External and Internal Auditors.

• Support change, process standardization & continuous improvement mindset across IHS
• Solid knowledge of fixed asset and inventory best practice & trends
• Oversee the daily activities of FA&I officers and approval of system postings
• Oversight and approval of Fixed Asset additions, retires, adjustments, enhancements, revaluations and transfers
• Oversight and approval of Inventory Accounting activities
• Review and first level approval of FA&I- GL reconciliations
• Deep understanding of the end-to-end FA&I processes
• Support performance management and reporting against fixed asset and inventory metrics
• Support training and education on new policies, practices and standards
• Duties of an FA&I Officer
• Fixed Asset and Inventory Officer Duties
• Create new asset in D365
• Update Fixed Asset movements in D365
• Perform asset write-down/ revaluation in D365
• Update Fixed Asset disposals in D365
• Month-end processing
• Perform Fixed Asset GL reconciliation
• Journal postings
• Journal approval
• Produce month-end reports
• Month-end depreciation calculation and processing (post)
• Production of high quality FA&I data to support tax, statutory, and regulatory reporting
• Inventory accounting (i.e. SLOB, write offs, bulk diesel accruals, GIT)
• Stock count entries in D365
• Purchase price variance (PPV)
• Cost of sales analysis
• Inventory valuation
• Product costing
• Deep understanding of the end-to-end FA&I processes
• Demonstrate competencies in financial accounting, analytical thinking and problem solving
• Working knowledge of applicable IFRS and IAS (IFRS 16 and IAS 16, 36 and 37)

Functional Competencies:
• Financial Accounting
• Analytical thinking
• Problem Solving
• Influence & impact
• End to End process standardisation, optimisation and automation
• Integrity and business continuity


• Minimum 6 years post graduate experience (essential)
• Worked in Shared Services type environment (desirable)
• Recognised professional accountancy qualification (ACA, CPA, ACCA, CIMA) or studying towards a professional accountancy qualification (essential)
• Experienced people management across cultural and under pressure

About the Company

IHS Towers is one of the largest independent owners, operators and developers of shared telecommunications infrastructure in the world by tower count and is the only towerco solely focused on the emerging markets. The Company has more than 30,500 towers across its nine markets, including Brazil, Cameroon, Colombia, Côte d’Ivoire, Kuwait, Nigeria, Peru, Rwanda and Zambia.

IHS has made significant investments in hybrid energy solutions including solar and the remote monitoring of networks through cutting edge network operating centers which monitor tower site performance.

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