25 Oct 2016

Full-Time Senior Accountant

TheJobMag Limited – Posted by dagwaAnywhere


Job Description

Our Client is a construction finishing, renovation and interior design firm committed to delivering quality services in a timely manner.

They are looking to hire a dynamic accountant with experience preferably in the construction/building sector.


The ideal candidate would be responsible for overseeing all accounting activities by developing and implementing accounting principles, practices and procedures to aid in collecting, analysing, verifying and reporting of financial information. The candidate would also carry out both industrial & business trend analysis and make projections based on findings.


If you interested in this position then you should be aware that your key responsibilities would include:

Financial Management

  1. Study trends and set financial targets based on findings
  2. Perform financial analysis to determine profitability of projects and the business in general
  3. Closely monitor projects to ensure profitability
  4. Prepare and present financial reports periodically

Accounting& Record Keeping

  1. Monitor allocated budget for office maintenance
  2. Maintains petty cash transactions and records receipt payments
  3. Processes invoices and prepares payment in line with established procedures
  4. Inputs all transactions into an electronic database or accounting software
  5. Store invoices and other financial records in accurate folders

Project Support

  1. Liaise with Project Manager to ensure that all projects are on track and concluded as at when due
  2. Monitor project cost to ensure the team stays within budget


  1. Ensure proper documentation, filing and update of all official documents and database
  2. Schedule and facilitate weekly alignment meetings and periodic management meeting
  3. Review and escalate/approve requisitions as required
  4. Ensure all necessary control documents are signed before project commences
  5. Generate employment/contract letters and confirmation letter for all new hires
  6. Attend to all employee related issues including disciplinary actions, leave requests, etc.
  7. Implement and update company policies, enforcing disciplinary actions where required

Desired Competencies & Experience

To be selected for this role, you should be able to demonstrate the following competencies

  • Possession of a degree in Accounting/Finance discipline
  • 3- 5 years’ experience in the construction/building sector
  • Professional qualification like ICAN/ACCA/CIMA
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills
  • Good numerical & analytical skills
  • Problem solving & decision making skills
  • People management
  • Proficiency in Accounting software packages
  • Candidate must be proactive & self-motivated
  • Entrepreneurial


How to Apply

Do you have what it takes? Then we would love to hear from you.  Please send your CV to applications@thejobmag.com

Job Categories: Accounting Jobs in Nigeria. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in 17 days.

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