Accountant in Lagos, Nigeria

Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Preparing periodic financial statements, including profit and loss accounts, budgets, cash flows, variance analysis and commentaries

Providing a support service by working with all departments and the management team to help make financial decisions

Ensuring spending is kept in line with the budget

Informing key strategic decisions and formulating business strategies

Advising on the financial implications and consequences of business decisions

Analyzing financial performance and contributing to medium and long-term business planning and forecasts

Negotiating on major projects, loans and grants





Offering professional judgment on financial matters and advising on ways of improving business performance

Interpreting and communicating financial data to non financial managers

 Liaising with other function managers to put the finances and accounts in context.

Monitoring and evaluating financial information systems and suggesting improvements where needed

Implementing corporate governance procedures, risk management and internal controls.

Compute taxes owed, prepare tax returns, ensure prompt payment.





 In-depth working knowledge of Peachtree Accounting package (SAGE 50) and Excel Spreadsheets

Ability to communicate with all levels of personnel in a Manufacturing Organization

Excellent Communication and Presentation skills

Strong Time Management Skills with the ability to work in an environment with rapidly changing priorities

Must be willing and able to provide new ideas and challenge current thinking

Strong organizational skills and detail oriented

 Able to work both independently and as a team player



Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.

Professional qualification will be an added advantage.


At least 3 years of progressively more responsible positions in Accounts & Finance, preferably in an Pharmaceutical Firm.


How to Apply


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