Senior Accountant (Full time)

   Lagos ,

   5 months ago

Job Summary

We are recruiting for a leading technology-led service and multinational company in the automotive industry with a successful track record of saving cost and optimizing fuel usage for fleet owners.


We are seeking a Senior Accountant who will handle all our accounting operations and the financial activities of our company. As a Senior Accountant, you will oversee the finance department. You will also assist with external and internal audit examinations. You will manage a team of Junior Accountants and collaborate with them to create financial reports and analyze forecasts.

Job duties and responsibilities

    • Prepare accurate financial information with the help of inputs from the finance team on time.

    • Ensure the integrity of accounting information by verifying, allocating, posting and entering transactions.

    • Prepare error-free accounting reports and their results.

    • Conduct account reconciliation regularly on a monthly or quarterly basis.

    • Analyze the financial statements for any discrepancies and issues. 

    Identify errors and take actions for improvement.

    • Analyze inter-company transactions, bank statements and generate invoices.

    • Review accounting systems and make suggestions for improvements.

    • Manage bookkeepers and other accountants.

    • Assist in the department’s goal-setting process.

    • Provide support in the month-end and year-end closing process.

    • Provide support in tax returns and tax audit.

    • Plan and assign duties to staff members.

    • Manage and maintain general ledgers.

    • Reconcile accounts payable and receivable.

    • Develop financial procedures to improve efficiency.

    • Prepare and summarize all the transaction reports and financial status which includes a balance sheet, profit & loss statement.

    • Present financial reportsto higher management and Accountants.

    • Stay up to date knowledge of the latest businesstrends

Job requirements and qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant field.

    • 4-5 years proven experience and at least 2 years as a Senior Accountant or Accounting Supervisor.

    • ICAN certification is required.

    • Strong knowledge of accounting principles and procedures.

    • Understanding of accounting software like Quickbooks, Tally ERP, etc. • Proficient in MS Excel.

    • Strong aptitude for quantitative skills and numbers.

    • Strong knowledge of non-profit tax filing and tax compliance pertaining to state and federal level regulations.

    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

    • Ability to multitask and internal controls.

    • Excellent at analyzing information and interpret for other departments.

    • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential data.

    • Hardworking and honest

    • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills.

    • Attention to detail and accuracy.

    • Strong analytical skill

  • 350,000-700,000
Minimum Experience
  • 4 years
Maximum Experience
  • 5 years
Application Deadline: 30th June, 2024

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