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Accountant

Job Description

To manage the smooth running of the Financial Accounting operations of the company and also ensure adherence to the accounting deliverables of the company.

Main Responsibilities & Duties

Drive the Finance Operations as its affect various departments of the company
Champion the Implementation of all Financial Cycle Processes and Procedures
Preparing final accounts by ensuring all account schedules agree with the General ledger balances on Monthly, Quarterly, Bi Annual, and Annual basis.
Reconciliation of Balance Sheet balances to Sub-Ledger and ensure prompt correction of identified errors
Ensuring Financial Reports are prepared in accordance with IFRS regulations
Preparation of Monthly Management Report. Detailing Financial Performance against budget and provide comments on all variance
Attend to External Auditors on annual audit exercise and other External Consultants
Ensuring that all regulation levies are paid as and when due. E.g. (WHT Remittances, VAT, PAYE and CIT)
Vet all financial transactions and ensure they meet the company’s reporting systems
Monitor the CAPEX and OPEX while ensuring adequate compliance to financial prudence
Ensuring transactions are coded into appropriate expense head and cost centers
Assist in extracting, collating and consolidation information needed to generate the company’s annual operating budget.
Coordinate the entire Finance team, ensuring they deliver the value required of the team
Build capacity within the Financial Accounting team of the Organization
Up to date Asset details; Acquisition, Movement register and depreciation
Up to date details of all Prepayments
Accurate postings of accounts per account types, Cost Centers and business location.
Adherence to Monthly Closing Deadlines
Timely delivery of financial reports/ Monthly Management Reports

Requirements & Skills

Financial Strategy Management
Financial Analysis Skills
Strong Financial and Management Accounting skills
Strong Computer literacy skills
In-depth understanding of Accounting software
In-depth understanding of Accounting systems
Strong Leadership skills
Strong Oral and Written Communication skills
Good Presentation Skills
Strong Negotiation Skills
Relationship Management
Strong Problem solving skills
Ability to plan, schedule and coordinate effectively

Educational Qualifications/Experience

Minimum of Second class upper university degree in Accounting, Finance (and or other recognized Professional Accounting Qualification ACCA or ACA)
Minimum of 5 years post professional qualification experience
Basic knowledge of Power and Energy Sector’s GSAA, GTA, PPA & Accounting systems would be an added advantage

Location: 
Lagos
Occupational fields: 
Accounting / Finance / Insurance
Employment type: 
Full time
Required degree level: 
Bachelor's degree