Legal counsel, accountant, secretary, business specialist, HR specialist current jobs in Nigeria

Vacancies at Newman Brown Consulting Lagos.

NBC/HRS 01 Details
Human Resources Specialist.

Main Job opportunity Tasks and Responsibilities

Plan and manage recruitment and selection of staff

Plan and conduct new employee orientation

Identify and manage training and development needs for employees

Develop and implement human resources policies and procedures

Administer HR policies and procedures

Administer compensation and benefits

Ensure compensation and benefits are in line with company policies and legislation

Benchmark compensation and benefits

Support annual salary review

Implement and monitor performance management system

Handle employee complaints, grievances and disputes

Administer employee discipline processes

Conduct exit interviews

Review and update employee rules and regulations

Maintain the human resource information system and employee database

Coordinate employee safety, welfare and wellness

Maintain knowledge of legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting HR functions


Education and Experience:

Degree or diploma in human resources management, business administration or equivalent

Generalist human resources experience

Knowledge of the principles and practices of HR management

Knowledge of business principles

Knowledge of relevant legislation and regulations

Knowledge of relevant software

Key Competencies

Organising and planning

Problem analysis and problem solving

Judgment skills

Critical thinking skills

Communication skills

Presentation skills


Coaching skills

Persuasive ability


NBC/FIA 01 Details.
Finance/Investment Analyst.


• Analysis of business intelligence related to investment opportunities

• Arrange for a due diligence review of potential

• Presenting to your employer’s clients on potential investment opportunities

• Market research of financial aspects

• Analyse monthly financial reports and key operating indicators

• Establish financial processes to resolve data integrity issues

• Define meaningful financial elements to be captured and used for business intelligence

* Track expenses and revenues vs. budget and re forecast and Analyse fluctuations

* Prepare monthly consolidation and executive financial package

* Prepare annual financial information binder to be provided to the external auditors

* Prepare quarterly operating reports

* Create and update Report writer and Crystal reports

* Assist in the budget & re forecast process

* Maintain budget and re forecast information in the accounting system

* Evaluate profit and cost efficiencies in various areas of the organisation as needed

* Develop, maintain and distribute as-hoc reports and financial models as needed



• A bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting

• 3-7 years of experience in a relevant post (depending on seniority of the position)

• Experience with financial ERP systems such as Oracle

• Proven financial modelling and analytics skills

* Accounting/GAAP knowledge

* Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (emphasis on Excel & Access)
* Strong initiative and ability to manage multiple projects
* Excellent Communication skills
* Strong initiative and ability to manager multiple projects as well as strong follow through skills
* Ability to complete projects timely and accurately critical
* Must be detail oriented with strong organisational and analytical skills
* Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment


Provide personal administrative support to management and the company through conducting and Organising administrative duties and activities including receiving and handling information.

Main Job opportunity Tasks and Responsibilities

Prepare and manage correspondence, reports and documents

Organise and coordinate

Meetings, conferences, travel arrangements

Take,type and distribute minutes of meetings

Implement and maintain office systems

Maintain schedules and calendars

Arrange and confirm appointments

Organise internal and external events

Handle incoming mail and other material

Set up and maintain filing systems

Set up work procedures

Collate information

Maintain databases

Communicate verbally and in writing to answer inquiries and provide information

Liaison with internal and external contacts

Coordinate the flow of information both internally and externally

Operate office equipment

Manage office space

Education and Experience

Relevant training or qualification

Knowledge and experience of relevant software applications – spreadsheets, word processing, and database management

Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures

Knowledge of business principles

Proficient in spelling, punctuation, grammar and other English language skills

Proven experience of producing correspondence and documents

Proven experience in information and communication management

Required typing speed

Key Competencies

Verbal and written communication skills

Attention to detail


Planning and Organising

Time management

Interpersonal skills

Customer-service orientation



Stress tolerance

New/Emerging Business Specialist

Job opportunity Description:

Position Summary:
Key individual contributor and coordination role responsible for directing and generating new business opportunities for a major program, product line, market segment, and technology within the company.    Works with current and potential customers, the marketing  team and within the New Product Commercialization process to promote utilisation of new technologies as well as current technologies, products, and services to meet customer needs and to determine how the company’s capabilities can be leveraged into additional markets.

The New Business Development Specialist will focus on potential new business and technologies that will assist the company in meeting and exceeding the company’s growth objectives set forth by the Strategic Deployment Process.  Position maintains a primary reporting relationship to the CEO.

Essential Functions:
-Research and document new businesses/technologies which may assist in growth of the company.  Develop business models for the business/ technologies which include projected sales, potential market penetration, gross margins, risk analysis, and business feasibility and business plan writing.

-Deliverables for the position include but are not limited to:
-Identification and launch of  Innovative Product/Business opportunities.
-Identification of new business, technologies and markets for the Division

-Market research and development through guidance from the Marketing function.

-Conducts and documents competitive research, paradigm shifting technologies, new market trends and customer requirements for electronics, systems engineering and value added services.

-Develop and maintains relationships with customers to gain knowledge of future market and customer needs.

-Initiate new product and technology benchmarking activities which include testing, component analysis, cost analysis, design comparisons, market channel analysis, risk analysis, etc.

-Produce marketing analysis and reports / presentations to division and group management as needed.

Qualifications:-Bachelor’s Degree in Business or  technical / relevant discipline. Advanced degree in business desirable.

-Program management experience from business model development through design and implementation processes.

-Innovative / creative background and capabilities.

-Premier customer service mentality and proven track record.

-Ability to develop solutions to customer problems and translate the solutions into business development strategies and products.

-Domestic and foreign travel as needed.

-Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Code NBC/ ACC01 and ACC 02 Accountants

NBC/ACC01 Details

The senior accountant is responsible for applying accounting principles and procedures to Analyse financial information, prepare accurate and timely financial reports and statements and ensure appropriate accounting control procedures.

Main Job opportunity Tasks and Responsibilities

Compile and Analyse financial information to prepare financial statements including monthly and annual accounts

Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures

Ensure all financial reporting deadlines are met

Prepare financial management reports

Ensure accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close

Establish and monitor the implementation and maintenance of accounting control procedures

Resolve accounting discrepancies and irregularities

Continuous management and support of budget and forecast activities

Monitor and support taxation issues

Develop and maintain financial data bases

Financial audit preparation and coordinate the audit process

Ensure accurate and appropriate recording and analysis of revenues and expenses

Analyse and advise on business operations including revenue and expenditure trends, financial commitments and future revenues

Analyse financial information to recommend or develop efficient use of resources and procedures, provide strategic recommendations and maintain solutions to business and financial problems

Education and Experience

Accounting degree or equivalent

Knowledge of accepted accounting practices and principles

Knowledge of economic principles

Knowledge of auditing practices and principles

Knowledge of applicable laws, codes and regulations

Knowledge and experience of related computer applications

Usually a minimum of 3 years experience in the management of financial systems and budgets, financial reporting, financial data analysis, auditing, taxation and providing financial advice

Key Competencies

Attention to detail and accuracy

Planning and Organising

Strong communication skills

Information and task monitoring

Problem analysis

Judgment and problem-solving

Supervisory skills

Stress tolerance

NBC/ACC 02 Details

Job opportunity description for a JUNIOR ACCOUNTANT

General accounting including preparing journal entries, maintaining balance sheet schedules and ledgers and account and bank reconciliation. Assisting with monthly closing and account analysis and supporting the senior accountant in carrying out the responsibilities of the accounting department.

Legal counsel.

Provide secretarial and administrative support to legal professionals

Main Job opportunity Tasks and Responsibilities

Prepare and manage correspondence

Prepare and process standard legal documents including subpoenas, contracts, summonses, appeals, warrants and motions

Organise and coordinate legal meetings including client interviews, hearings and depositions

Maintain schedules and calendars including court diaries

Take, type and distribute minutes of meetings and interviews

Prepare forms including accident reports, courtroom requests and client applications

Proof read and edit legal documents

Set up and maintain databases and files

Document and maintain case details

Handle incoming mail and calls

Communicate verbally and in writing to answer inquiries and provide information

Organise delivery of legal correspondence to clients, witnesses and court officials

Assist with the collection of relevant records and documents

Conduct research and collate information relevant to cases

Arrange hearing dates

File motions

Follow up on pending court cases

Maintain law libraries

Assist with billing

Implement and maintain office systems

Education and Experience

Relevant training or qualification

Knowledge and experience of relevant software applications – spreadsheets, word processing, presentations and database management

Working knowledge of legal procedures and legal terminology

Knowledge of local, state and federal filing rules

Proficient in spelling, punctuation, grammar and other English language skills

Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures

Proven experience in information management

Transcription and typing skills

Key Competencies

Verbal and written communication skills

Attention to detail


Planning and Organising

Information management


Judgment and decision-making

Customer-service orientation



Stress tolerance

Additional Comments:
The essential functions have been provided as examples of the type of work performed by employees assigned to this Job opportunity classification. The Company reserves the right to modify the work assignments and/or to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions. The Job opportunity description is not intended to be an all inclusive list of duties and responsibilities. It is intended to describe the general nature of the position.

Vacancies available @ Executive Trainee, Assistant Manager and Manager Grade.

Send resume to on or before 29th Feb 2012.