Senior Accountant
Daystar Power Energy Solutions
Lagos, Nigeria
5d ago
source : Fuzu

Job Description

  • We are seeking to engage a competent Senior Accountant, who will play a team-lead role in ensuring the timeliness, completeness, and accuracy of financial reporting processes.
  • This includes preparing monthly management accounts, maintaining general ledgers, coordinating month-end / year-end close procedures, and assisting with audit activities.
  • We are seeking a hardworking, motivated, and well-organized individuals with a focus on continuous improvement to exceed expectations.
  • Education :

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in related disciplines - Accounting or Finance.
  • Chartered accounting qualification (ICAN, ACCA) is required.
  • Experience :

  • Minimum of 4 years work experience in a similar role.
  • Experience in an audit firm will be a plus.
  • Strong knowledge of IFRS requirements and accounting principles.
  • Proven experience with preparing financial statements and coordinating month-end / year-end close process.
  • Language Proficiency :

  • English (with good communication skills and accurate reporting skills).
  • Character :

  • Proactive self-starter and pays attention to details.
  • Self-motivated and demonstrate a sense of ownership with high level of commitment and the ability to thrive under pressure.
  • Passionate leader with excellent team leadership skills.
  • Highly organized with ability to manage multiple projects in parallel and prioritize competing demands, passion for renewable energy.
  • Competency and Skills Requirements :

  • Excellent analytical skills with strong attention to details.
  • Highly inquisitive mindset with an aptitude for numbers.
  • Advanced communication, interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Ability to work independently but also work with others in a fast-paced environment
  • Hands-on experience with accounting systems e.g., QuickBooks, SAP.
  • Must demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Office especially Microsoft Excel.
  • Others :

  • Agility : the ability to be flexible, responsive, adaptive, and show initiative in times of change, uncertainty and business opportunity.
  • Benefits

  • Opportunity to work in a forward-looking, innovative company, with international group of colleagues.
  • Unlimited career opportunities - depending on achievements and personal development.
  • A competitive salary and benefits package with long term prospect in a fast-growing company.
  • Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare monthly management accounts for subsidiary entities and support group consolidation.
  • Conduct in-depth analysis of the company’s financial performance using relevant KPIs.
  • Review and reconcile general ledger entries on the accounting system.
  • Maintain detailed fixed asset register and prepare monthly fixed asset summary schedule.
  • Work closely with Operations team to ensure all fixed asset and inventory records are complete and accurate.
  • Reconcile intercompany accounts with corresponding subsidiary entities across the group.
  • Support Financial Controller with coordinating month-end / year-end close process.
  • Prepare and coordinate tasks for audit activities, including statutory audit and tax audit.
  • Review and recommend improvements to accounting systems for optimal efficiency.
  • Manage insurance on fixed asset portfolio including claims process.
  • Supervise and coach junior accountants.
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls accountant.
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