Accountant in Lagos, Nigeria

Consulting/Business Strategy & Planning
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

·         Implements and controls all internal procedures related to Accounts

·         Ensures that the accounting software is accurate and up-to-date

·         Analyses the reports received from all the Accounts section on a weekly basis

·         Reconciles the Inter-Company Accounts as well as Customer, Vendor and banks on a monthly basis

·         Reconciles and closes the Trial Balance monthly, on the 7th working day of the following month

·         Sends the Monthly Financial Report to the Group Reporting Head, on the 10th working day of the following month

·         Compares the Budget vs. Actual figures and explains the variances

·         Prepares and submits a budget for the following year, on the 1st working day of the month of October

·         Ensures that all financial decisions taken strictly adhere and fall within the legal framework/ regulations of the country of operation


·         Coordinate with Auditors to close the year, and finalizes the end of year financial results

·         Coordinates with the Tax Authorities of the country of operation

·      Reviews the aging report of customers and follow up with customers on overdue amounts

·         Reviews and manages the company payroll and assure employee payments are done within the country laws and regulations.

·         Plays a key role in the preparation of budget of his operation. 

·         Sits with the Country Head to estimate the profitability of projects and to estimate costs to complete the projects.

·         Assures that all accounting principles are in line with IFRS

·         Maintains organized set of detailed records and files to document financial transactions

·         Reviews the accuracy of posting of the transactions to proper accounts and to assure proper allocation of costs

·         Handles the cash management and the movement of funds in banks

·         Oversees the payments done and assures that all supporting documents are available

·        Follow up with project managers to get updated status of projects, %of Completion end estimated Costs to complete.


Desired Skills and Experience


  • A minimum of 2 years of experience
  • HND/BSc/MSc. in Administration (Accounting/Finance)
  • Teamwork and communication skills
  • Fluent English

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit CV and Cover Letter, addressing the position requirement to: 

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