Our client, a big player in the financial services industry, desires the services of an ACCOUNTANT who will be responsible for keeping and interpreting financial records. Details of the job are as follows:

  • Ensuring the accuracy of financial documents, as well as their compliance with relevant laws and regulations
  • Preparing and maintaining important financial reports 
  • Preparing tax returns and ensuring that taxes are paid properly and on time
  • Evaluating financial operations to recommend best-practices, identify issues and strategize solutions, and help the Company run efficiently 
  • Offering guidance on cost reduction, revenue enhancement, and profit maximization
  • Conducting forecasting and risk analysis assessments
  • Ensuring that financial records are compliant with the relevant laws and regulations.
  • Attention to detail: the ideal candidate must pay strong attention to detail in order to be able to keep information accurate and organized.
  • Business acumen: Must understand the basic functions of a business in order to accurately analyze and interpret financial data.
  • Computer literacy: Ability to use advanced accounting software and other computer-based tools to work effectively is compulsory. 
  • Analytical skills: Collecting and analyzing financial data is a skill requirement and is important for identifying patterns and potential issues.
  • Strong communication skills to clearly articulate the results and present findings in written reports. 
  • First degree or its Equivalent, preferably in a numeric discipline e.g. Accounting, Economics, Business Administration or in a related field.
  • The ideal candidate must have basic experience in accounting, with at least 4 years in a finance department.
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) certification would be desirable but not compulsory.
  • Minimum of B.Sc. Or HND in any of Accounting or Business Administration
  • Not more than 35years of age.

Reports to  MD/CEO

How to apply

Due to urgency to fill in the vacant position, interested candidates who meet the above requirement should submit their CV and a cover letter explaining their interest in and qualifications for the position to [email protected] latest by December 25, 2020.