5 Apr 2016

Full-Time Accountant/ Bookkeeper

Toni AdewunmiLagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

Job Description – Accountant/ Bookkeeper
Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities
• Review and verify invoices and check requests
• Sort, code and match invoices
• Set invoices up for payment
• Enter and upload invoices into system
• Track expenses and process expense reports
• Prepare and process electronic transfers and payments
• Prepare and perform cheque runs
• Post transactions to journals, ledgers and other records
• Reconcile accounts payable transactions
• Prepare analysis of accounts
• Monitor accounts to ensure payments are up to date
• Research and resolve invoice discrepancies and issues
• Maintain vendor files
• Correspond with vendors and respond to inquiries
• Produce monthly reports
• Assist with month end closing
• Provide supporting documentation for audits
• Maintain petty cash
Year-end statutory audits and month-end reporting
• Prepare draft financial statements for review by the Business Controller
• Preparation of schedules for the interim and year-end statutory audits
• Prepare month end journals and balance sheet reconciliations for a number of accounts including the VAT, Fixed Assets, Accruals and etc.
Banking & treasury
• Processing treasury related journals at month-end and reconciling the balance sheet accounts
• Set up online banking payments and manual payments, including international payments.
• Prepare regular cash flow forecasting
Returns/ Corporation Tax
• Prepare and file monthly VAT returns
• Prepare and file monthly NSIT/ ITF
• Keep abreast of developments in tax regulations and suggest changes to ensure compliance
Withholding Tax
• Withhold applicable taxes from vendors
• File monthly WHT returns
• Help develop SKNG’s withholding tax strategy, ensuring full compliance while giving vendors credit notes on a timely basis.
Education & Qualifications
Must have a Bachelor’s degree and be a part qualified Accountant
• Must have at least 3 years’ experience within a Finance department
• Experience involving banking, account reconciliations, preparing financial statements and preparing VAT/ WHT returns.
• Experience dealing with tax/ FIRS at an operational level.
• Experience in financial accounting – particularly statutory reporting and tax are essential for this role.
• A high level of computer literacy is needed and they should be a proficient user of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.
• Report Writing skills are also a requirement for the role and they should be comfortable analysing large amounts of data and reporting the results.
• Experience using ERP systems is must
• An understanding of statutory (FIRS) accounting rules and Nigerian tax legislation, including rules around VAT/ WHT and corporations tax.
Please take a look at the job description above and ONLY forward qualified cv’s to oluranti.akintobi@skretting.com and copy the HR officer olatunde.onawale@skretting.com.

Job Categories: Accounting Jobs in Nigeria. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in Endless.

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