Chief Accountant (Port Harcourt)
Sunrose Consulting
Lagos, Nigeria
12d ago

Our client is the avant-garde in the retailing of high end products.

The company is experiencing phenomenal growth and has built a market leading position and a reputation for superb quality products.

To maintain its competitive position in the industry, the company is now seeking to recruit an outstanding Chief Accountant.

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Read all Our client is the avant-garde in the retailing of high end products.

The company is experiencing phenomenal growth and has built a market leading position and a reputation for superb quality products.

To maintain its competitive position in the industry, the company is now seeking to recruit an outstanding Chief Accountant.

Reporting to the Managing Director, you will manage the finance and accounting functions of the company.

You will maintain the books of accounts, prepare and monitor the budget, and maintain effective internal cost control system.

You will prepare financial statements and generate other operating reports.

Other responsibilities will include : Handle full spectrum of financial and cost accounting role Responsible for day to day finance and accounts operations Perform full set of accounts and ensure timely closing of accounts.

Perform project cost forecasts / budgets, cost tracking, monitoring and controls.

Responsible for timely monthly consolidated financial statements, payments, cash-flow management reporting for submission to management.

Review & approve payment vouchers & journal entries Perform cash flow forecasting, budgeting and working closely with the operations and project teams in analyzing margins, variances and cost analysis.

Develop and maintain internal control and effective accounting system and policies for the set up.

Establish and maintain systems for cost-sensitivity analysis and early-warning of cost-overruns Work consultatively with the respective departments on cost reduction initiatives.

Degree-qualified, you must be an Associate Chartered Accountant (ACA) with a minimum of 10 years’ post qualification requisite experience, 2 of which must have been from a retail environment.

This position requires a high level of maturity and strong leadership skills.

Also of importance, you must be credible and trustworthy.

You must have high level communication and influencing skills.

Highly numerate and analytical with a practical approach to problem solving, you must have the drive and commercial acumen to succeed.

A good knowledge of an accounting software is required.

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