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Senior Accountant (Job Code: GAAC001) - Lagos and Onitsha
« on: March 13, 2018, 04:20:31 PM »
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Our client is a trading conglomerate that has been in existence for over 20 years with branches in Lagos and Onitsha. As a result of their continuous expansion, they are looking to fill the vacant position below with competent and vibrant individuals who will bring fresh ideas and insights.

Job summary
1.   The Senior Accountant provides financial leadership and is instrumental in forming accounting strategies and will be responsible for the
        company’s financial reporting such as its monthly, quarterly, and annual accounts.
2.   The candidate will manage all of the company’s transactions, from accounts payable to receivable payroll, and from accounts to general
        operational finance.

Job Responsibilities:
Financial Functions:
1.   Manage all accounting operations including Billing, A/R, A/P, GL and Counsel, Cost Accounting, Inventory Accounting and Revenue
        Recognition
2.   Analyzing cost of goods in the production process
3.   Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances
4.   Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements
5.   Coordinate the preparation of regulatory reporting
6.   Research technical accounting issues for compliance
7.   Support month-end and year-end close processes
8.   Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting
9.   Manage and comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings
10.   Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
11.   Establish and execute internal controls over the company’s accounting and financial procedures
12.   In-depth financial analysis and providing expert financial perspective and opinions
13.   Assess risk, analyze the efficiency and inform policy decisions made by executive management

Required Experience, Skills and Qualification
Skills:
1.   Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
2.   Financial reporting experience
3.   Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
4.   Excellent accounting software user and administration skills
5.   Management experience
6.   Leadership skills
7.   Interpersonal skills
8.   Outstanding mathematical skills
9.   Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
10.   Research skills
11.   Analytical skills

Education and Experience:
1.   A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
2.   Professional Certification i.e. ACA, ACCA, or CPA
3.   A minimum of 5-10 years working experience in a business or financial environment
4.   Experience and/or knowledge of the manufacturing industry is an added advantage
5.   IFRS knowledge and exposure is an advantage
6.   Ability to use quick book accounting software is an added advantage

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates are required to submit their CVs and credentials within 10 days from the date of publication to You are not allowed to view this email or link. Click here to Register or Click here to Login clearly stating the job code. All applications will be treated in confidence. Only eligible candidates will be contacted

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