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Senior Accountant



Job description

Job Introduction

    Adexen has been mandated by a client in the logistics and transport industry to recruit a Senior Accountant for its operations in Lagos Nigeria.


    Manage the team to ensure compliance with existing accounting policies and standard accounting practices in the company's policies.

    • Ensure production and review of monthly management accounts and associated reconciliations within the specified monthly deadlines.
    • Ensure timely and accurate recording of the company’s financial transactions.
    • Liaise with the company bankers on a regular basis.
    • Ensure accurate maintenance of the company’s general ledgers
    • Handle all tax fillings of the company.
    • Liaise with external auditors and submitting request documents during audit.
    • Maintain fixed assets register and reconcile to general ledger control account
    • Facilitate debt collection for the company main debtors
    • Coordinate bank reconciliation
    • Maintain creditors records for the company
    • Process payroll for the employees.
    • Process invoices in accounting system.
    • Process Payment vouchers.
    • Obtain Payment Voucher approval.
    • Process cheques or payment instructions.
    • Issue cheques to suppliers.
    • Reconcile supplier statements.
    • Prepare Payment schedules.
    • Process invoices to customers suppliers and other clients.
    • Match invoices to approved PO or requests as applicable.
    • Prepare and submit statutory returns.

Desired Skills and Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in any social science discipline or related field.
    • Master’s degree is an added advantage.
    • 3-5 years’ working experience.
    • Must be ICAN certified.
    • Good knowledge of Peachtree, SAGE and Quickbook.
    • Good communication skill both oral and written.
We thank all applicants however only those selected will be contacted.


Logistics & Transport

Job Seniority

Mid-Senior level

Job Category

Accounting and Finance

Employment Type

Full time


3 - 5 years


Financial Analysis, Peachtree, QuickBooks, Financial Reporting

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