Media Trust Limited, publishers of DAILY TRUST NEWSPAPER and other titles is desirous of recruiting competent, self-motivated and result- oriented candidates to fill the below positions:


Location:   Abuja

Gender:  Male or Female (Preferable)

The candidate will work under the supervision of the ED (Finance). He / She will ensure that the financial health of the company is enhanced and that a documented system of accounting policies and procedures is maintained in line with regulatory requirements and best practices.

Duties and Responsibilities

Corporate Planning & Systems

  • Would be involved in the formulation of various systems, policies, procedures, that are commensurate with the needs of the company.
  • Would be involved in Financial projections of collaborations/joint ventures envisaged
  • Would be involved in corporate planning during organizational restructuring at all levels.


  • Budgeting, Forecasting. Cost & Credit Control, Margin Analysis, Costing & Profitability Analysis and Management Reporting.
  • Preparation and submission of applications to Financial Institutions for financial assistance in form of Term Loans. Short Term Deposits and timely follow up for necessary sanctions, documentations and disbursements.

Accounts & Audit

  • Finalization of accounts, divisional & branch accounting.
  • Attending to statutory auditors, internal auditors
  • Tax audit details preparation

Computerized accounting

  • Debtors’ management and credit control.
  • Accounting Standards and their implementation.


  • Oversee Personal taxation – employees
  • Oversee Filing of returns and attending to tax authorities for assessments and appeals.

Budgeting & Costing

  • Costing – product and process
  • Budget preparation and Budgetary controls.

Qualification and Experience

  • Minimum of a degree in finance or accounting or equivalent
  • Minimum of 8 years of progressive experience for a major company or division of a large corporation
  • Preference will be given to candidates with ICAN or ACCA certification.

Skills and Competencies

  • Excellent communication skills are essential, particularly in regard to presenting the results of analysis to management of Media Trust
  • Candidate should have an outstanding knowledge of electronic spreadsheets
  • Good planning and organizational skills
  • Computer literate and knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • Excellent time management skill
  • Self-motivated

Interested candidates who satisfy the above requirements should go to and apply for the position within one (1) week of this advertisement