Accountant in Lagos, Nigeria

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

Job Description


Our company “MINDS” is seeking bright, motivated, hardworking individual to fill the Accountant position in one of our international hotel. The ideal candidate must possess a strong work ethic, attention to detail, the ability to meet deadlines, and a commitment to Operational Excellence.

We are looking for dynamic and motivated individuals.

This position will be chartered with accelerating adoption and overall growth of our business through direct management, oversee the entire operations of a lodging establishment.


It is the Accountant’s job to deal effectively with financial records, Audits and make reports while keeping the hotel running smoothly.


  • Maintain financial records
  • Apply principles of accounting to analyze financial information & prepare financial reports
  • Compile and analyze financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as general ledger accounts
  • Analyze financial information detailing assets, liabilities, and capital, and prepares balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports to summarize current and projected company financial position
  • Audit contracts, orders, and vouchers, and prepares reports to substantiate individual transactions prior to settlement
  • Establish, modify, document, and coordinate implementation of accounting and accounting control procedures
  • Devise and implement manual or computer-based system for general accounting
  • Direct and coordinate activities of other accountants and clerical workers performing accounting and bookkeeping tasks
  • Conduct performance appraisal/review for all members of the department
  • Direct and oversee all the financial activities of the Hotel including preparation of current financial reports as well as summaries and forecasts for future business growth and general economic outlook
  • Direct the preparation of all financial reports, including income statements, balance sheets, reports to shareholders, tax returns, and reports for government regulatory agencies
  • Oversee accounting departments, budget preparation and management, and audit functions
  • Meet regularly with department heads to keep informed and to offer direction
  • Review reports to analyze projections of sales and profit against actual figures, budgeted expenses against final totals, and suggests methods of improving the planning process as appropriate
  • Confer with the General Manager and Department Heads to coordinate and prioritize planning
  • Estimate requirements for capital, land, buildings, and an increase in the work force
  • Assist with analyzing the Hotel’s operations to pinpoint opportunities and areas that need to be reorganized, downsized, or eliminated
  • Conduct performance appraisal/review for all members of the department
  • Any other duties assigned



● Bachelor's degree in accounting, associate's degree or certificate with field experience

● HND, BSC, BA/BS degree preferred

  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities

● Proven ability to influence others

● Superior communication and presentation skills

● Ability to thrive in an ambiguous environment

● Ability to work with legal, product, and internal business owners to reach mutually beneficial agreements

● always does what is right for the customer – relentlessly customer-focused

● Creative, has initiative, and can constructively advocate on behalf of their clients internally

●Technical aptitude with web-based tools and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.


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