Senior Accountant - Paelyt Solutions Limited
Paelyt Solutions Limited
Lagos
5d ago
source : BetaJob

Job Details

Location : Lekki Pennisula, Lagos

Employment Type : Full-time

Job Summary

  • The Accountant is responsible for the monitoring and controlling of Company’s finances and setting of budgets.
  • In addition, is responsible and accountable for the accuracy, quality and validity of all financial transactions and production of periodical and statutory financial statements and other agreed management reports.
  • Responsibilities

  • Develops the annual budget with inputs from departmental heads.
  • Responsible for the preparation of management accounts and financial reports.
  • Ensures that all contracts and expenses are in line with budget and have been awarded at competitive rates.
  • Responsible for financial reconciliations and reports.
  • Be responsible for overseeing and managing payables, receivables.
  • Develop, implement, modify, and document recordkeeping and accounting system.
  • Reviews the monthly payroll prepared to ensure that the amount to be paid corresponds to the terms of the employee’s contract.
  • Develop, maintain, and analyses budgets, prepare periodic reports that compare budgeted costs to actual costs.
  • Support auditors to ensure financial audits are completed.
  • Compute taxes owed and prepare tax returns, ensuring compliance with payment, reporting or other tax requirements.
  • Responsible for ensuring the company is up to date with its statutory filings and payments e.g. FIRS
  • Develop and continuously improve on the company’s accounting policies, procedures, manuals, key performance indicators etc.
  • Work with product managers to develop generic and customized reports to track the financial performance of their products.
  • Support the finance team as it relates to treasury functions, financial modelling, and other accounting advisory matters.
  • Approves all vouchers, invoices and cheques, transfers and other forms of payments.
  • Education

  • B.Sc or M.Sc in Accounting, Finance or Business.
  • Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designations preferred, ICAN, ACCA
  • Preference for 2nd class upper and above.
  • Other :

  • 2+ years of financial experience a plus
  • 1 to 2 years management experience a plus
  • Completion of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) program (required)
  • Skills :

  • Thorough understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Knowledge of Statutory accounting principles.
  • Strong analytical and accounting skills.
  • Intermediate to advanced experience with MS Word, MS PowerPoint, and MS Excel
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of major accounting software packages for both general ledger and statutory accounting.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong negotiation skills and the ability to set priorities
  • Must be able to effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline driven environment.
  • Excellent verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team and take on new tasks with high level of difficulty.
  • Will be expected to work with minimal up-front guidance and take ownership of his / her work product. Also work closely with all major functional leaders of the Company.
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