Fixed Assets & Inventory Officer

IHS Towers

Dubai, UAE

Posted
Ref: SP748-01

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

The Opportunity

To support Fixed Assets and Inventory process delivery across IHS, perform Fixed Assets & Inventory Accounting for the assigned entities and finalize applicable high-quality balance sheet reconciliations which can stand the test of audit.

Key Responsibilities

- Update relevant Fixed Asset movements into ERP system – including creation, movements, disposal, write-down/revaluation, stock counts, etc.
- Perform all Month End Closing Activities, including the calculation and processing of manual journal entries,
- Perform Fixed Asset GL reconciliation
- Prepare month-end reports within the deadline
- Prepare Month-end depreciation through the system
- Production of high-quality FA&I data to support tax, statutory, and regulatory reporting
- Inventory accounting – including valuation, slow moving analysis, write offs, goods-in-transit accruals, etc.
- Perform product costing, Purchase price variance and cost of sales analysis
- Support change, process standardization & continuous improvement mindset across IHS
- Ensure compliance to internal control policies/processes in day-to-day tasks assigned

Our Vision

IHS is committed to improving the quality and availability of telecommunications infrastructure, the lifeline for an increasingly connected world. We are dedicated to helping create a sustainable future for the communities in which we operate, and our sustainable strategy is structured around four pillars: ethics and governance, environment and climate change, education and economic growth, and our people and communities.

If this sounds like you, we encourage you to apply!

Requirements

Key Qualifications

- Working knowledge of applicable IFRS and IAS (IFRS 16 and IAS 16, 36 and 37)
- Deep understanding of the end-to-end FA&I processes
- Demonstrate competencies in financial accounting, analytical thinking and problem solving
- At least 4-6 years’ experience in related field (essential)
- Worked in Shared Services type environment (desirable)
- Recognised professional accountancy qualification (ACA, CPA, ACCA, CIMA) or studying towards a professional accountancy qualification (essential)

Mon - Fri work week

- Work timings - 11.00am to 8.00pm

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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