Accountant Job in Nigeria

 HikkysHair is a brand driven by a deep passion for elevating the beauty of today's African women through exceptional hair products and care.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Accountant

Location: Laguna, Lagos

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • As an Accountant at our Luxury Beauty Salon, You will work closely with the management team to provide coverage across accounting, strategic insights, financial analysis, and support decision-making processes to profitability and sustainable growth.
  • The Ideal candidate will have Theoretical and practical experience in accounting and financial planning & Analysis (FP&A), with proficiency in budgeting, audit, forecasting, payroll processing, accounting, and Regulatory compliance.

Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A):

  • Develop and maintain financial models to support strategic planning, budgeting ng, and forecasting processes.
  • Analyze financial performance, identify key drivers, and provide actionable insights to optimize revenue, control costs, and improve profitability.
  • Prepare variance analysis and reports to monitor KPIs and assess business performance against targets.

Budgetng & Forecasting:

  • Collaborate with department heads to develop annual operatng budgets and periodic forecasts.
  • Monitor budget vs. actual performance, investigate variances, and recommend corrective actions as necessary.
  • Update forecasts based on changing business dynamics and market condition.

Accounting & Financial Reportng:

  • Oversee day-to-day accounting activities including accounts payable, accounts receivable, and general ledger maintenance.
  • Ensure timely and accurate month-end close processes, including preparation of financial statements and supportng schedules.
  • Coordinate with external auditors to facilitate annual audits and ensure Compliance with statutory requirements.

Tax & Regulatory Compliance:

  • Stay abreast of tax regulations and ensure timely and accurate filings, Including VAT, PAYE, and other statutory payments.
  • Assist in tax planning initiatives to optmize tax efficiency and minimize liabilities.
  • Liaise with external tax advisors and regulatory authorities to address any inquiries or compliance issues.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or related field;
  • Professional certfications MBA or professional certification (e.g., ACCA, CFA, ICAN) are a plus, and can be taken in lieu of a degree.
  • Proven experience in financial planning and analysis, preferably in the retail,beauty or any service industry.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex financial data and provide actionable recommendations.
  • Proficiency in financial modeling, budgetng software, and Microsoft Excel.
  • Excellent communication • Detail-oriented with a high level of accuracy and integrity.

Application Closing Date
31st May, 2024.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.