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Accountant

Adexen

Lagos, Nigeria

Job description

Job Introduction

    Adexen was mandated by an international company operating in the FMCG sector to recruit an accountant for its operations in Nigeria. The position is based in Lagos, Nigeria.

Responsibilities

    The Accountant will be responsible for keeping and maintaining proper books of accounts for the preparation of year-end, statutory and group reporting accounts to give a true and fair view of the state of affairs of the company.

    • Keeps proper books of accounts on all financial transactions of the company
    • Classifies and assigns correct codes to transactions to ensure accurate postings for generating accurate financial reports or statements
    • Supervises the processing of suppliers’ invoices and effects payments, preparation of debt & credit notes, and payroll journals
    • Manages bank accounts and other treasury functions
    • Carries out accounts reconciliation for all relevant accounts
    • Prepares monthly financial, management and group reports.
    • Prepares budgets and monthly budgetary control reports
    • Responsible for supervising the maintenance of the fixed assets register
    • Acts as IS/IT liaison and manages all matter relating to software
    • Ensures the full implementation of the QMS procedures related to accounts and communicates proposed changes to the Financial Controller
    • Maintains contact with external organizations such as banks for transfer payments, reconciliations etc,
    • Performs any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.
    • Payroll management

Desired Skills and Experience

    • Must be a professionally qualified accountant
    • A minimum of 5 years post qualification hand-on relevant working experience
    • Must be computer literate with a very good working knowledge of excel and group reporting
    • Must be conversant with at least one accounting software
    • An experience with audit is preferred
    • Ability to prepare and interpret financial statements
    • Good knowledge in sound accounting practices and ability to detect computer fraud
    • Good communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
    • Ability to work under pressure and with minimum supervision
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

3 - 5 years

Skills

Administrative, Account Reconciliation, Cost Reporting, Cost Management, Accounting, Financial Reporting, Organization

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