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Senior Accountant

Adexen

Lagos, Nigeria

Job description

Job Introduction

    Adexen is mandated by one of its clients in the Pharmaceutical/FMCG industry to recruit a Senior Accountant. The position is based in Lagos, Nigeria.

Responsibilities

    • Prepare and record asset, liability, revenue, and expenses entries by compiling and analyzing accounting information.
    • Maintain and balance subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, posting, reconciling transactions; resolving discrepancies.
    • Maintain general ledger by transferring subsidiary accounts; preparing a trial balance; reconciling entries.
    • Summarize financial status by collecting information; preparing the balance sheet, profit and loss, and other statements.
    • Ensure appropriate financial risk, accounting and auditing policies and procedures of the company.
    • In charge of the relationship with Auditors, Banks, Clients financial representative and other actors.
    • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal control.
    • Protect organization's value by keeping the information confidential.
    • Analyze revenues, commissions and expenses to ensure they are recorded appropriately on a monthly basis.
    • Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results.
    • Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures.

Desired Skills and Experience

    • Bachelors’ or Higher degree in Accounting/Finance.
    • Minimum of 5 years' financial accounting experience.
    • Possession of relevant professional qualifications in Accounting.
    • Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures and principles.
    • Experience in creating financial statements.
    • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process.
    • Excellent accounting software usage and administration skills.
    • Excellent IT skills; MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.
We thank all applicants however only those selected will be contacted.

Industry

FMCG

Job Seniority

Senior level

Job Category

Accounting and Finance

Employment Type

Full time

Experience

5 - 10 years

Skills

Account Reconciliation, Forecasting, Accounting, QuickBooks, Financial Reporting, Finance

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