Account Officer Job in Nigeria

 Finicky Clean Limited is an indigenous company that has distinguished itself in the cleaning service industry. We engage in general cleaning of corporate offices, resident homes, hotels, shopping malls, industrial complexes, school complexes as well as the post construction sites just to mention a few.

Our well trained staffs and professionals are well equipped and provide innovative technological solutions to meet the needs of our individual and business clients. We pride ourselves to providing excellent and quality cleaning services to meet our clients varying needs. We have the right cleaning package for you regardless of your budget. We also pay attention to the minute details.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Account Officer

Location: Dolphin Estate, Ikoyi, Lagos

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • The overall responsibility of this role is providing financial advice to the management on how to increase profit through prudent financial practices and also monitor and enforce compliance. He/she would analyze, review and control budgets and expenditures, forecast and prepare financial reports that captures the financial position of the company. He/she would interact with the auditors to ensure the company's tax statutory obligations are done at the right time.
  • The company's financial year ends December 31st and as such all-tax statutory obligations receipts of payments must be ready for processing the company's tax clearance certificate within the stipulated time-frame by the government.
  • He or She is responsible for assisting in safeguarding the assets of the company through account analysis and regular monitoring of financial transactions.
  • He or She is responsible for ensuring the financial transactions in assigned general ledger accounts are recorded in the general ledger in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for reducing cost and enhancing revenue.
  • Preparing various audit schedules as requested.
  • Creating and maintaining key process flows related to position.
  • Functioning as interdepartmental liaison in regards to accounting policies and procedures.
  • Serving as informal mentor and resource to Staff Accountants and Intern
  • Monitor and manage expenses within allotted budget.
  • Establish, maintain and coordinate the implementations of accounting control procedures and measures, ensuring that all accounting procedures E.g. request for funds are strictly adhered to and payment tracked.
  • Establish the charts of accounts with entries that would enable generating the required management report to advise the management monthly.
  • Compute taxes and prepare tax returns in accordance with the state and federal statutory obligations. File tax returns as at when due.
  • Interact with internal and external auditors on audit and tax matters.
  • Responsible for constantly updating the asset register.
  • Engage in weekly reconciliation with bank statements.
  • Plan, coordinate and supervise submission of monthly, quarterly, and one-off jobs invoices to our clients as at when due and follow up with payment.
  • Review seek approval for the monthly reimbursement of petty cash and monitor daily disbursement of petty cash.
  • Post daily on Zoho Books accounting software, establish a functional manual filling system ensuring that all accounting documents and procedures are documented and filled.
  • Responsible for costing and reviewing of our services for new and existing clients.
  • Constantly track and analyze revenue and expenditure trends, recommend appropriate budget levels for each, and ensure expenditure is controlled.
  • Track and monitor payments to ensure payments are made timely and appropriately and evidence of payments is recorded and documented.
  • Constantly look out for the best bargain for the company.
  • Responsible for the company's store, ensuring that consumables, materials, etc are restocked when necessary. Implement the procedure for stock requests, review, and ensure the stock is balanced at the end of the month.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Accounting is preferred
  • 2 - 5 years of accounting experience required
  • Accountant: 5 years (Preferred)
  • Peachtree, or QuickBooks: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Microsoft Excel: 5 years (Preferred).

Licenses and Certifications:

  • ICAN, ACA, CPA Preferred.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Must be able to give practical advice, communicate effectively, and possess strong management skills.
  • An accountant must be scrupulous, accountable, and a problem solver.
  • Possess strong working ethics and pay close attention to details.
  • Must have a good sense of control, must be accurate and possess excellent analytical skills, and be very efficient.
  • A team player, with the ability to multitask and work under pressure with little or no supervision.
  • Demonstrate the highest standard of honesty.
  • Must demonstrate technical competence and meets the educational background.
  • Have a good understanding of accounting concepts financial reporting standards and best practices.
  • In-depth knowledge of tax matters, financial analysis, and strategy.
  • Good IT skills, proficient in Peachtree accounting software, and highly proficient in Advanced Excel.
  • He or she must be a technologically savvy knowledge worker who seeks out technology solutions to business challenges. Specific technology knowledge and experience needed to produce the desired outcomes include the following: Microsoft Office (particularly Access & Excel), QuickBooks, Peachtree, or Zoho Books.

Application Closing Date
31st December, 2024.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


  • Candidates who live around Oniru, Ikoyi, CMS, Costain, Lekki, Victoria Island axis stand higher chances of been considered.
  • Please be sure you meet all the necessary criteria prior to applying.