Junior Accountant - Bookminders Nigeria
Bookminders Nigeria
Lagos
2d ago
source : BetaJob

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  • We are looking for an ambitious Junior Accountant to provide support by managing daily accounting tasks.
  • Preparing financial statements and reporting are a large part of the junior accountant’s day-to-day work. The ideal candidate will be well-versed in accounting principles and able to work comfortably with numbers and attention to detail.
  • The goal is to contribute to the overall efficient operation of the organization. This way it can make the right decisions and accomplish long term success.
  • Job Responsibilities

  • Maintains financial records for subsidiary companies by analyzing balance sheets and general ledger accounts.
  • Reconciles general and subsidiary bank accounts by gathering and balancing information.
  • Provides financial status information by preparing special reports; completing special projects.
  • Corrects errors by posting adjusting journal entries.
  • Maintains general ledger accounts by reconciling accounts receivable detail and control accounts; adjusting entries for amortizations prepaids;
  • analyzing and reconciling retainage and accounts payable ledgers; preparing fixed asset depreciation and accruals.

  • Secures financial information by completing database backups; keeping information confidential.
  • Maintains accounting controls by following policies and procedures; complying with federal, state, and local financial legal requirements.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications.
  • Accomplishes accounting and organization mission by completing related results as needed.
  • Post and process journal entries to ensure all business transactions are recorded
  • Update accounts receivable and issue invoices
  • Update accounts payable and perform reconciliations
  • Assist in the processing of balance sheets, income statements and other financial statements according to legal and company accounting and financial guidelines
  • Assist with reviewing of expenses, payroll records etc. as assigned
  • Update financial data in databases to ensure that information will be accurate and immediately available when needed
  • Prepare and submit weekly / monthly report
  • Assist with other accounting projects
  • Generate reports of financial status information
  • Calculate payroll taxes
  • Assist in the processing of balance sheets, income statements and other financial statements
  • Requirements

  • Proven experience as a junior accountant
  • Excellent organizing abilities
  • Great attention to detail
  • Good with numbers and figures and an analytical acumen
  • Good understanding of accounting and financial reporting principles and practices
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office and familiarity with relevant computer software (e.g. Sage)
  • Qualifications (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) is a plus but not required
  • BSc / BA in Accounting, Finance or relevant field.
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