Senior Accountant
Lagos, Nigeria
6d ago


The senior Accountant will be responsible for overseeing the general accounting operations by controlling and verifying the financial transactions, while managing the Account team.

He / she will be responsible for the reconciliation of account balances and bank statements, maintenance of the general ledger, as well as the preparation of month-end close procedures.


  • Responsible for verifying, allocating, posting, and reconciling accounts payable and receivable
  • Responsible for producing error-free accounting reports and present their results
  • Responsible for analyzing the financial information and summarizing financial status
  • Responsible for spotting errors and suggesting ways to improve efficiency and spending
  • Responsible for providing technical support and advice on Management Accountant
  • Responsible for reviewing and recommending modifications to accounting systems and procedures
  • Ensure to manage accounting assistants and bookkeepers
  • Responsible for participating in financial standards setting and in the forecast process
  • Ensure to provide input into the department’s goal-setting process
  • Prepare financial statements and produce budget according to schedule
  • Assist with tax audits and tax returns
  • Responsible for directing internal and external audits to ensure compliance
  • Responsible for planning, assigning, and reviewing staff’s work
  • Responsible for supporting month-end and year-end close process
  • Responsible for developing and documenting business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Liaise with our Financial Manager and Accounting Manager to improve financial procedures
  • Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • Relevant certification (e.g. ICAN or ACCA) will be preferred
  • Possess a minimum of 4 years of experience as a Financial Controller, Accounting Supervisor, Chief or Senior Accountant
  • Must have a thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures
  • Must have an in-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Must be aware of business trends
  • Must be very familiar with financial accounting statements
  • Have an experience with general ledger functions and the month-end / year-end close process
  • Must have an experience with accounting software packages, like FreshBooks and QuickBooks, ERP application
  • Advanced MS Excel skills including VLOOKUP’s and pivot tables.
  • Additional Information

    Application deadline is 29th August, 2022.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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