ACCOUNTANT in Lagos, Nigeria

at Newcastle Consults

Accounting / Audit / Tax
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Accountant provides financial information to management by researching and analyzing accounting data; preparing reports.

Accountant Job Description:

·         Prepares asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information.

·         Documents financial transactions by entering account information.

·         Recommends financial actions by analyzing accounting options.

·         Summarizes current financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports.

·         Substantiates financial transactions by auditing documents.

·         Maintains accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures.

·         Guides accounting clerical staff by coordinating activities and answering questions.

·         Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.

Secures financial information by completing data base backups.                                                    


·         Maintains financial security by following internal controls.

·         Prepares payments by verifying documentation, and requesting disbursements.

·         Answers accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policy and regulations.

·         Complies with federal, state, and local financial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions.

  • Prepares special financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends.
  • Maintains customer confidence and protects operations by keeping financial information confidential.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Accomplishes the result by performing the duty.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. 


Accountant Skills and Qualifications:

Accounting, Corporate Finance, Reporting Skills, Attention to Detail, Deadline-Oriented, Reporting Research Results, SFAS Rules, Confidentiality, Time Management, Data Entry Management, General Math Skills.



Interested applicants should have a minimum of HND,BSc and any other qualification will be an added advantage.

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