5 Apr 2016

Full-Time Senior Accountant

Toni AdewunmiLagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

Job Description – Senior Accountant
Main Responsibilities:
• Assists the Controller in the direction of the accounting functions of the organization
• Assist with preparation of financial statements and supporting schedules according to monthly close schedule
• Analyse revenues, commissions and expenses to ensure they are recorded appropriately on a monthly basis and prepare variance analysis
• Play key role achieving the organization’s financial strategy
• More complicated work can include consolidations of domestic and foreign entities
• Prepare monthly journal entries and account reconciliation for assigned general ledger accounts and balance sheets
• Prepares and records asset, liability, revenue, and expenses entries by compiling and analysing account information.
• Assists in preparation of monthly management report and accompanying schedules, worksheets and narratives, including “Budget vs. Actual” variance reports. Assist in providing follow-up and documentation of significant variances.
• Contribute to department and organization special projects as assigned.
• Other duties as assigned
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.
• Must have a Bachelor’s degree and be a part qualified Accountant
• Must have at least 5 years of professional accounting experience
• Superior proficiency with Excel, MS Office, and Financial Software.
• Ability to prioritize and complete assignments accurately and in a timely manner
• Attention to detail, strong analytical ability
• Experience involving banking, account reconciliations, preparing financial statements and preparing VAT/ WHT returns.
• Experience dealing with tax/ FIRS at an operational level.
• Proven senior accounting experience
• Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures and principles
• Awareness of business trends
• Experience with creating financial statements
• Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process
• Excellent accounting software user and administration skills
• Accuracy and attention to detail
• Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
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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