Old Mutual is a premium African financial services organisation that offers a broad spectrum of financial solutions to retail and corporate customers across key market segments in 14 countries. The lines of business include Life and Savings, Property and Casualty, Asset Management and Banking and Lending. We are rooted in our purpose of Championing Mutually Positive Futures Every Day and believe that a great customer experience is anchored in a great employee experience.

Job Position: Assistant Financial Accountant

Job Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • This role is a specialised accounting position in business units and is mainly responsible for producing accurate monthly statements for statutory and management purposes. The incumbent is individually accountable for achieving results through own efforts.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Compiles and populates records to Trial Balance level.
  2. Reviews control accounts and reconciliations.
  3. Prepares draft income statement and balance sheet.
  4. Specialised accounting position.

Key Result Areas
Personal Effectiveness:

  1. Accountable for service delivery through own efforts.
  2. Individually accountable for managing own time, tasks and output quality over periods of 1 day to a maximum of three months.
  3. Makes increased contributions by broadening individual skills.
  4. Collaborates effectively with others to achieve personal results.
  5. Accepts and lives the company values.


  • Reviews control accounts and reconciliations.
  • Ensures accurate reconciliations are done and followed up

Financial Reporting:

  • Prepares draft income statement and balance sheet.
  • Compiles and populates records to Trial Balance level.

Job Requirements

  1. A First Degree or its equivalent
  2. ICAN or ACCA qualification
  3. Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  4. Interpersonal and time management skills
  5. Good knowledge of MS packages (Especially MS Word, MS Excel and Outlook)
  6. Experience of 3+ years’ in financial reporting within the insurance sector required.

Application Deadline
17th April, 2023

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Tagged as: Accounting, Finance