Accountant in Lagos, Nigeria

at Whitelite Nigeria Limited

Oil & Gas / Mining
Accounting / Audit / Tax
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Assists in the development and implementation of the company's accounting system to ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and auditing procedures.Prepares and monitors grants and categorical program reports Monitors grant and categorical program expenditures for compliance with company policy and granting agencies to ensure acceptance of reports.Monitors grant and categorical reports for accuracy and appropriateness of expenditures to facilitate auditing procedures.Assists with the preparation of annual District budget for grants and categorical programs to assure expenditures are balanced to revenues.Prepares fiscal year-end closing entries to facilitate a clean audit.Prepares and interprets grant expenditure reports to responsible company restricted program managers.Interprets regulations and accounting policies and procedures from local, State, and Federal agencies and assists departments in meeting requirements.Serves as liaison to company departments and granting agencies to provide and receive continuous information on regulations.Prepares financial status reports and studies as needed. Provides supervisors with historical information, accurate fiscal projections, and reports as requested.Posts financial transactions including transfers, deposits, and journals; determines and posts closing entries at fiscal year end; prepares financial records for annual auditing and reporting purposes.Monitors and maintains appropriate bank balances in District accounts; reconciles general ledger accounts with the Auditors Office for all company funds.Analyzes and interprets investment activity; allocates interest, dividends, gains, losses, fees, unrealized gains and losses, and beneficiary payments; prepares financial statements.Audits related work of other personnel.May act as a Lead worker to other staffs in the department.


Plan, organize, and perform professional level budget and accounting duties; apply governmental accounting and auditing principles and procedures in the work performed; work independently with general supervision; learn and interpret laws, rules, regulations, and policies and apply them to specific cases with good judgment; perform complex analytic studies and draw sound conclusions; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; act as a lead worker to other classified staffs in the area; maintain cooperative working relationships; demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for, a diverse population.


Minimum of HND/BSc in Accounting or Finance related discipline Entry Level experience required

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