Accountant - Nationdelivery Nigeria Limited
Nationdelivery Nigeria Limited
Lagos
5d ago
source : BetaJob

Job Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities :

  • The Accountant is responsible for all areas relating to financial reporting.
  • This position will be responsible for developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements.
  • The Accountant is responsible for managing the team to ensure that work is properly allocated and completed in a timely and accurate manner.
  • This position addresses tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities including general ledger preparation, financial reporting, year end audit preparation and the support of budget and forecast activities.
  • The Accountant will have contact with senior-level Attorneys and the firm’s Executive Director and Controller which requires strong interpersonal communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Responsibilities & Duties

  • Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure.
  • Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close.
  • Ensure the timely reporting of all monthly financial information.
  • Assist the Controller in the daily banking requirements.
  • Ensure the accurate and timely processing of positive pay transactions.
  • Ensure the monthly and quarterly Bank Compliance activities are performed in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Supports budget and forecasting activities.
  • Collaborates with the other finance department managers to support overall department goals and objectives.
  • Monitors and analyzes department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy.
  • Advises staff regarding the handling of non-routine reporting transactions.
  • Responds to inquiries from the Director of Finance, Controller, and other finance and firm wide managers regarding financial results, special reporting requests and the like.
  • Work with the Controller to ensure a clean and timely year end audit.
  • Supervise the general ledger group to ensure all financial reporting deadlines are met.
  • Assist in development and implementation of new procedures and features to enhance the workflow of the department.
  • Provide training to new and existing staff as needed.
  • Handle personnel issues relating to staff conflicts, absenteeism, performance issues, etc.
  • Work with each direct report to establish goals and objectives for each year and monitor and advise on the progress to enhance the professional development of staff.
  • Support Controller with special projects and workflow process improvements.
  • Candidate Requirements

    Education :

  • ND in Business with an emphasis in Accounting
  • Technical Skills and Prior Experience
  • One to two years prior supervisory experience in the financial reporting / general ledger area. Experience working in a law firm or professional services firm is preferred.
  • Must be PC proficient and able to thrive in a fast -pace setting.
  • Experience with Elite Enterprise, J.D. Edwards or other large automated accounting system a plus.
  • Must have strong experience with Microsoft Excel, Access and Word.
  • Other Requirements :

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal, supervisory and customer service skills required.
  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines required.
  • The marginal functions of this position have not been included.
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