Financial Accountant in Rivers, Nigeria

at PwC Nigeria

Client Services
Financial Services
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

1) Supports Head Finance in the coordination of annual Budget and consolidation of budget estimates for each Unit/Department for presentation to Management

2) Prepares income statements, monthly closing accounting reports and journals , including depreciation, prepayments, provisions and accruals

3) of the business such as budgets, tax and cash flows that provides information on the Organisational’s financial position to the Head Finance & Accounts

4) Compiles and analyses the Financial Reports generated by Accounts Officers in each Business Unit, consolidates and forwards to the Head Finance and ensures departmental compliance with the Organisation's financial policies, procedures and standards

5) Develops and maintains appropriate tax structures in compliance with statutory regulations and liaise with the Accounts Officer for prompt and accurate remittance of tax and other statutory staff related payments.

6) Manages accounting applications and filing systems and resolves any accounting entry discrepancies. 

7) Monitors the fixed asset ledgers to ensure accuracy of balances by effectively reconciling book balance to physical balance

8) Reconciles all ledgers for the preparation of year end trial balances and financial reports

9) Provides relevant support to internal and external auditors during audit reviews for smooth audit procedures

10) Liaises with relevant external bodies/contacts e.g. solicitors, bankers as directed by the Head, Finance & Accounts, for effective operation of the finance function.

11) Oversees the deduction and remitting of deductibles e.g. Pension Funds, PAYE 

12) Computation and remittance of tax liabilities to the appropriate regulatory bodies

13) Coordinates the statutory reporting process and preparation of the Group annual returns

14) Approves accruals and adjustments on erroneously posted financial transactions into the financial system

15) Responds to relevant requests from financial institutions


1) Minimum of six (6) years relevant experience 
2) Minimum of a first degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or any related discipline
3) Relevant professional certifications e.g. Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Association of Certified and Chartered Accountants (ACCA) or its equivalent 
4) Experience of statutory financial reporting and knowledge of GAAP, IFRS

MBA or Master’s degree in a related discipline 
Key Skills and Competencies Financial management, accounting, analysis
Financial reporting and budgeting
Accounts reconciliation
Cost and revenue management
Payables and debtor / receivables management
Fixed asset management
Financial modelling and analysis
Communication (Verbal and Written)
Attention to detail
Problem solving and analytical
Team development and management
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