Lagos State Employment Trust Fund Graduate Recruitment - October 2016 : Current School News

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Lagos State Employment Trust Fund The Lagos State government has created a N25 billion fund to invest in the businesses of small and medium scale entrepreneurs who currently reside in Lagos. The fund will also help to train residents, to qualify them for better jobs.

The initiative is the brainchild of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode. We are creating employment starting with the expansion of our LSETF team first.

Consequently, The Lagos State Employment Trust Fund is recruiting for the following:

Job Title:  Finance Officer

Job Description:

  • Assist in the implementation of the Fund’s accounting policies, processes and procedures in line with global best practices
  • Assist in preparing the fund’s annual budget and financial reports
  • Consistent monitoring of the internal Audit and control processes
  • Maintain financial security and an efficient accounting systems for internal control and record keeping purposes
  • Prepare and reconcile the general ledger
  • Establish and maintain cash controls
  • Maintain the accounts payable and accounts receivable systems
  • Ensure proper documentation of all financial transactions
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly reports and report on variances
  • Ensure tax compliance and other statutory obligations
  • Responsible for direct bank relationship management

Minimum Qualification:
University Degree in a numerate field
ACCA, ICAN Certified
Knowledge & Skills:

  • Corporate Finance Experience
  • Data Entry Management
  • Proficiency in IT/Accounting tools
  • Accounting Reporting Skills
  • Time Management skills
  • Analytical and problem solving skills

Job Title:  Program Officer- Micro Enterprise

Job Description:

  • Assist the Head, Micro Enterprise in the day to day activities related to Productive End-Use Component including budgeting, planning and design and execution of activity plans.
  • Support LSETF to promote MSMEs and for mapping of business activities in the  selected LCDA
  • Support LSETF to identify new and innovative enterprises in the LCDAs
  • Faciliate the provision of technical assistance and entrepreneurial skills to selected MSMEs
  • Assist to identify potential existing enterprises/business for upgrading
  • Carry out various studies in the area of assessing economic potential and opportunities for new businesses; need of financial services to the entrepreneurs
  • Provide support in promoting new and innovative businesses ideas in the community
  • Provide technical assistance to newly created businesses, and support market.
  • Liase with stakeholders for creating enabling environment for the promotion of MSME
  • Ensure regular follow-up, monitoring and reporting of program activities

Minimum Qualification:
Bachelor’s degree in Economics or Management
Master’s degree is an added advantage
Knowledge & Skills:

  • Demonstrated relevant practical experience working with MSMEs
  • Experience and knowledge in budgeting and reporting
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with senior level colleagues, community leaders, government agencies, NGOs and private sector groups
  • Experience and knowledge in budgeting and reporting
  • Demonstrated strong written and oral communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Demonstrated computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite applications- Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and outlook

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here to Apply

Application Deadline:    28 October, 2016

For more information on the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF), visit

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