Job Category: Accounting
Accountant
Full Time

JOB OVERVIEW

Job Title: Accountant

Location: Ikeja, Lagos

Job Type: Full-time

Experience: Minimum 3 years in accounting or related field

Job Description:

1. Financial Reporting: Prepare accurate and timely financial statements, including balance sheets, income statements, cash flow statements, and other financial reports, in accordance with local regulations and accounting standards.

2. Budgeting and Forecasting: Collaborate with management to develop annual budgets and long-term financial forecasts. Monitor performance against budgets and provide analysis to support strategic decision-making.

3. General Ledger Management: Maintain the integrity of the general ledger by reviewing and posting journal entries, reconciling accounts, and ensuring proper documentation of transactions.

4. Tax Compliance: Ensure compliance with tax regulations and assist in the preparation and filing of tax returns, including VAT, PAYE, and other statutory requirements.

5. Audit Coordination: Facilitate internal and external audits by providing necessary documentation, responding to inquiries, and implementing audit recommendations to strengthen internal controls.

6. Cash Flow Management: Monitor cash flow projections and manage cash balances to optimize liquidity while minimizing risk.

7. Financial Analysis: Conduct financial analysis to identify trends, variances, and opportunities for improvement. Provide insightful recommendations to enhance financial performance and operational efficiency.

8. Team Leadership: Supervise and mentor junior accounting staff, providing guidance and support to foster professional development and ensure departmental objectives are met.

Qualifications and Skills:

– Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.

– Professional certification (e.g., ACCA, CPA) is highly desirable.

– Minimum of 3 years of progressive experience in accounting or financial management roles.

– Proficiency in accounting software (e.g., QuickBooks, SAP) and Microsoft Excel.

– Strong knowledge of Nigerian accounting principles and tax regulations.

– Excellent analytical skills with attention to detail.

– Effective communication and interpersonal skills.

– Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

Industry

Business Consulting and Services

Employment Type

Full-time

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