Location : Lagos
Employment Type : Full Time
Maintaining accurate books, records and schedules of all accounts.
Ensures timely preparation of periodic financials reports
Work with internal and external auditors during field work exercise and in the preparation of annual audited financial statements.
Monthly review of bank reconciliations, loan schedules, etc.
Manage all intercompany transactions and ensure reconciliation
Develop and monitor all financial systems with a view to improve and streamline procedures.
Ensure that policies and procedures set by Group are implemented and internal controls are operating effectively.
Responsible for ensuring the timely and accurate completion of all weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
Ensure that all accounting systems, procedures are in line with the International Accounting Standards and International Financial Reporting Standard
Continuously update, review and document the Company’s financial policies and procedures
Lead staff development and succession planning for financial Control team members
Actively recruit, mentor and develop team members’ capability and future leadership potential
Ensures statutory and internal reporting are in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations, and are fully compliant with company’s policies and procedures
Implements effective accounting procedures and internal controls which conform to corporate standards and best practices.
Establish a high level of credibility and manage strong working relationships with external parties including customers, vendors, advisors and external auditors
Maintain efficient and effective fixed assets system covering the day-to-day recording and control over the company’s fixed assets.
Scrutinize payment vouchers before payment is effected with a view to controlling expenses.
Attend to internal and external Audit request / enquiries and ensure Audit report recommendations are followed up and implemented according to company’s procedures.
Ensuring timely rendition of statutory returns to government agencies
Ensure and supervises the documentation of Asset & Liabilities Committee Meeting ( ALCO)
Other functions that may be required by Management
Minimizes legally required taxes by studying regulations, presenting strategies to the management
Responsible to legally minimizes tax liabilities through informed application of tax laws and regulations
Manage tax compliance, reporting, and filing for the Group
Oversee tax audit exercises and follow up with the relevant government agencies
Work closely with the company’s tax consultants on tax-related matters
Ensure timely and accurate filing of all tax returns
Establish appropriate system or processes for tax risk management for the Group
Recommends tax strategies by researching federal, state, and local taxation issues
Provide internal tax advisory services and support on business operation matters to the Group
Accomplishes accounting and organization mission by completing related results as needed
Qualifications and Requirements
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Economics or related fields.
5 years experience in the field at minimum, preferably in the Financial Services industry
Internationally recognized accounting professional qualifications (ACA CPA, ACCA, CMA,)
Strong Analytical and problem-solving skills and meticulous
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Well developed accounting skill and IFRS Knowledge
High level of integrity and ethical behaviour - sets a good example
Proven record of leading and developing subordinates
Strong ability to prioritize, multi-task and delegate
Solid team player with high energy and go get attitude to deliver results
High degree of resilience, self-initiative with a positive attitude
Mature, proactive, resourceful and hands-on with good initiative.