Accountant
Hreade Limited
Lagos, Nigeria
3d ago
source : Careers24

Job DetailsEmployer : Hreade Limited

JOB SUMMARY

  • Responsible for providing high level extensive technical support to the Chief Financial Officer and the finance department in creating accurate and timely financial records for the Company.
  • Responsible for processing payroll in liaison with the Chief Financial Officer; files taxes; processes purchase orders and other miscellaneous tasks related to accounting.

    Conducts general accounting operations and prepares periodic accounting reports. Assists with budget preparation as well as systems development and improvement.

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Assists the CFO in preparation of accounting records, including financial statements and other financial reports, to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to standards defined within the department;
  • Prepares monthly payroll according to LIRS guidelines,
  • Processes salaries and prepares pay slips;
  • Works closely with the HR and Admin Coordinator to obtain accounting processes and procedures;
  • Works closely with the technical team to give financial inputs in terms of technical processes;
  • Posts journal entries;
  • Liaises with the CFO to create budget for the Company;
  • Reviews financial records and inputs entries accurately;
  • Creates processes for proper accounting and record keeping;
  • Reconciles financial records with financial institutions when necessary;
  • Provides financial documentations required for the Company’s purposes;
  • Ensures the Company is in right standing with financial regulatory bodies;
  • Ensures confidentiality and proper filing of Company’s financial documents;
  • Provides financial advisory to management with regards to state and federal financial laws and guidelines;
  • Monitors and manages the cash flow (expenses and income) of the Company;
  • Files and appropriately backs-up financial transactions carried out by the Company;
  • Assists with reviewing of expenses, payroll records and other records as assigned;
  • Updates financial data and information using accounting software to ensure information is accurate and immediately available when needed;
  • Assists in the preparation of monthly / yearly closings of financial records;
  • Monitors budgetary performance and control;
  • Files taxes so that all requirements are met while avoiding overpayment and develops ways to legally reduce the company’s tax liabilities;
  • Processes expense reports in an accurate and timely manner and in accordance with departmental procedures;
  • Conforms with and abides by all regulations, policies, work procedures and instructions.
  • Works closely with the CFO during strategic planning and budget planning process;
  • Reports to the CFO the finances of the organization;
  • Establishes records of accounts and inputs entries into to proper accounts;
  • Documents and ensures proper keeping of financial records, making use of current technologies;
  • Assesses risks in terms of loans the company disburses;
  • Conducts financial analysis;
  • Possesses financial knowledge of the investors and how to approach same;
  • Maintains cordial work relationships with banks and statutory agencies, tax authorities, external auditors, investors, borrowers and financial stakeholders;
  • Prepares monthly bank reconciliation statements, petty cash analysis and prepares cheques for payments;
  • Compiles and remits VAT, PAYE ,WHT and other statutory deductions to the appropriate government bodies;
  • Manages financial expenditures within the Company in liaison with the CFO and ensures that all administrative costs, staff expenses and operational costs stay within the allocated budget;
  • Compiles information and prepares spreadsheets to assist external auditors in internal and external statement preparations;
  • Posts and updates accounting transactions using accounting software;
  • Prepares accounts receivable and payable;
  • Prepares monthly, quarterly, bi-annual, and annual returns of income and expenditure in liaison with the CFO ;
  • Monitors inflow and outflow of cash;
  • Acts as the custodian of cheque books and other related documents;
  • Ensures that the books of accounts are kept in accordance with the Company’s policies and accounting standards;
  • Liaises with auditors and ensures prompt reply to audit queries.
  • Assists the CFO with other accounting projects.
  • SKILLS REQUIRED :

  • Analytical skills Must possess financial acumen and knowledge
  • Presenting and communicating information
  • Writing and reporting skills
  • Adhering to principles and values
  • Planning and organizational skills
  • Following instructions and procedures
  • Creative and innovative
  • Deciding and initiating action
  • Entrepreneurial and commercial thinking
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be a self-starter
  • WORK EXPERIENCE :

  • 1-3 years post NYSC work experience in a similar role
  • EDUCATION :

  • B.Sc. or HND from a reputable institution
  • Certification in ICAN or ACCA (Desirable)
  • KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS :

  • Knowledge of general accounting principles
  • Knowledge of Nigerian Tax Laws
  • Good understanding and application of valuation methodologies
  • TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Proficient in the use of accounting software packages such as SAGE 50, QuickBooks;
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft office tools such as Microsoft Excel
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