Accountant in Lagos, Nigeria

at Bentlinkconsult

Hospital & Health Care
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Accountant Chartered Job Description

Chartered accountants are contracted by organizations or private clients to audit accounts, provide financial advice and undertake accounts administration.

Chartered accountants provide financial advice to clients that range from multinational organisations and governmental bodies to small independent businesses.

Accountants often specialise in particular areas of practice, with these areas including audit, management consultancy, recovery, forensic accountancy, taxation, assurance, and corporate finance.

Duties and Responsibilities

Preparing accounts and tax returns

Administering payrolls and controlling income and expenditure

Auditing financial information

Compiling and presenting reports, budgets, business plans, commentaries and financial statements

Analysing accounts and business plans

Providing tax planning services with reference to current legislation

Financial forecasting and risk analysis

Dealing with insolvency cases

Negotiating the terms of business deals and moves with clients and associated organisations

Meeting and interviewing clients

Managing colleagues, workloads and deadlines.

Qualifications and Training

Graduates from any academic background can train as a chartered accountant.

Prior experience gained through relevant internships.

Skills and to reflect - on ones own work as well as the wider consequences of financial decisions

Business acumen and interest

Organizational skills and ability to manage deadlines

Team working and interpersonal skills

Proficiency in IT

Analytical ability

Mathematical ability and knowledge.


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