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Job Title: Senior Accountant

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos

Company Overview:
Join our esteemed team as a Senior Accountant and contribute to our financial success. We are a dynamic company committed to excellence and innovation, and we’re seeking a highly skilled individual with extensive accounting experience to oversee our financial operations.

Role Overview:
As a Senior Accountant, you will play a key role in managing our financial processes, ensuring accuracy, compliance, and efficiency. From financial reporting and analysis to budgeting and forecasting, your expertise will be instrumental in driving our company’s growth and success


Job Functions/Responsibilities

  • Oversee the day-to-day accounting operations, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger, and financial reporting, ensuring accuracy and timeliness of financial transactions.
  • Prepare and analyze financial statements, including balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements, to provide insights into the company’s financial performance and trends.
  • Manage the month-end and year-end closing processes, including journal entries, reconciliations, and accruals, to ensure completeness and accuracy of financial records.
  • Monitor and analyze variances between actual financial results and budgeted/planned figures, identifying areas for improvement and cost-saving opportunities.
  • Develop and maintain internal controls and procedures to safeguard company assets, mitigate risks, and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and accounting standards.
  • Coordinate with external auditors and tax consultants during annual audits and tax filings, providing necessary documentation and support to facilitate the audit process.
  • Lead and mentor junior accounting staff, providing guidance, training, and support to enhance their skills and performance.
  • Assist in the preparation of annual budgets, forecasts, and financial projections, collaborating with department heads and management to align financial goals with strategic objectives.
  • Stay updated on changes in accounting standards, regulations, and industry trends, ensuring compliance and driving continuous improvement in financial processes and reporting.
  • Flexibility to work on location in Victoria Island and adapt to changing priorities and deadlines as needed.


  • HND/BSc degree holder in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of progressive experience in accounting roles, with demonstrated proficiency in financial reporting, analysis, and reconciliation.
  • Professional certification such as ICAN is a plus, demonstrating a commitment to continuous learning and professional development.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles, practices, and standards, with the ability to apply them effectively in a corporate setting.
  • Advanced proficiency in accounting software and Microsoft Excel, with experience using ERP systems for financial management and reporting.
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail, with the ability to identify trends, analyze data, and provide actionable insights to management.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact professionally with stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Proven leadership abilities, with experience in supervising and mentoring staff to achieve departmental goals and objectives.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple priorities and meeting deadlines with accuracy and efficiency.
  • Commitment to upholding high ethical standards and integrity in financial reporting and business conduct.


Application Deadline

30th April, 2024.


How To Apply

To apply for this position, please submit your CV to Kindly note that only candidates who meet the qualifications outlined above should apply. Please read the requirements carefully; if you do not meet them, do not apply, as only qualified candidates will be contacted. We appreciate your interest in joining our team and look forward to reviewing your application!

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