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20 May 2022

Transport Accountant at Dangote Cement Plc

Job Description

Post: Transport Accountant

Dangote Cement Plc

Dangote Cement Plc is Sub-Saharan Africa’s leading cement company, with a production capacity of 48.6 million tonnes per year across ten countries.


  • Budgeting/Medium term plans. Working in conjunction with the Head of Transport and within the set deadlines, an accurate Transport budget/medium term plans to meet the CEO/Country Managers’ set ambition for the coming year. This includes sensitivity analysis of the budget for risks and opportunities. The budget and reports to support the budget are to be prepared in accordance with the Dangote Group standards and templates.
  • Forecasting. To prepare forecasts as directed by the Head of Transport, CFO, CEO and/or Group, in accordance with the set templates and standards and within the set deadlines. This includes sensitivity analysis of the forecasts prepared for risks and opportunities.
  • Reporting. To prepare, within the set deadlines, the month end Transport reports on performance versus set targets/prior year and detailed analysis of variances against set targets/prior year, including recommendations for improvement.
  • Transport Business Analytics. Prepare any other transport business analytics as required and in time, necessary for decision making & control, to support the business objectives of low cost, improved profitability, and performance risk management.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned to the job holder, including be a key officer in the finance department ensuring the Transport general ledger accounts in SAP are accurate and reflect the true reality.


Education and Work Experience

  • Graduate or equivalent with at least 3 years’ experience in Finance and/or Audit. Experience in External Audit is an added advantage
  • Professional Accountancy qualifications (CPA, ACA, ACCA ).

Skills and Behaviours

  • Sound understanding of basic computer packages and a good understanding of ERPs, specifically SAP (ability to be developed up within one year on SAP).
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to deal with teams across departments.
  • Good understanding of our business and the environment it operates in.
  • Good business acumen.
  • Ability to learn fast
  • Able to work under pressure.
  • The job holder must have the potential of progressing into a higher role in the department and/or organization.


  • Personal Health Insurance
  • Pay Off Time
  • Training and Development


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