Principal Accountant - Abuja Clinics
Abuja Clinics
Abuja
6d ago
source : BetaJob

Job Summary

  • Supervises accounting work such as the analysis, preparation, maintenance, or evaluation of financial records and reports in accordance with standard accounting principles;
  • personally performs the more complex and difficult accounting analyses and reports; or directs the accounting activities of the hospital;
  • applies sound supervisory principles and techniques in building and maintaining an effective work force; fulfills affirmative action responsibilities;
  • and does related work.

    Essential Duties And Responsibilities

  • Supervises activities of subordinates; assigns work and evaluates performance.
  • Plans, directs, organizes, and schedules the activities of a specialized accounting function or several accounting areas.
  • Prepares and / or supervises the preparation of financial reports and reconciliation.
  • Advises administrative management as to procedures concerning expenditures and other accounting practices.
  • Prepares and / or directs the preparation of specialized or highly complex reports, statements, surveys or analysis for management.
  • Maintains accounting and budget records.
  • Recommends alternatives to management when accounting data indicates trends or situations requiring action to be taken beyond scope of responsibilities.
  • Researches, analyzes, and uses independent judgment in a variety of daily and non-routine decisions affecting assigned function.
  • Reviews statements of accounting information and other reports provided by the hospital's general ledger system.
  • Provides technical advice and services to lower level accountants or other hospital staff with problems, complex issues or special projects.
  • Researches and evaluates new or changed accounting principles and practices.
  • Performs related work as assigned.
  • Requirements

    Minimum Qualifications :

  • BSc / HND in Accounting or Finance, Master of Science, MBA or a professional Accounting qualification with not more than 5 cognate post ICAN chartered experience.
  • Minimum of 12 years post NYSC experience in an accounting / external audit role
  • ICAN certification is a must.
  • Knowledge, Skills And Abilities :

  • Knowledge of accounting principles, theory and practices including governmental accounting.
  • Knowledge of supervisory principles, practices and techniques.
  • Knowledge of computerized accounting systems and applications
  • Skill in performing detailed and complex numerical computations and reports.
  • Skill in both verbal and written communication.
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