Senior Accounting Officer Job in Nigeria

 Eric Kayser, a fast-growing Hospitality company with branches in Victoria Island and Ikoyi, Lagos State, is looking for ambitious and skilled candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Accounting Officer

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Position Overview

  • We are seeking a highly skilled Senior Accountant to join our team at Eric Kayser an internationally renowned restaurant committed to delivering exceptional dining experiences.
  • As a Senior Accountant, you will play a crucial role in managing financial activities, ensuring compliance with accounting regulations, and providing strategic insights to support the restaurant's growth and profitability.

Financial Reporting and Analysis:

  • Prepare and analyze monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports, including income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements.
  • Conduct variance analysis to identify key drivers affecting financial performance and provide actionable insights to management.

Budgeting and Forecasting:

  • Collaborate with department heads to develop annual budgets and forecasts aligned with business objectives.
  • Monitor budget performance and work with stakeholders to identify opportunities for cost optimization and revenue enhancement.

General Ledger Management:

  • Oversee the general ledger accounting process, ensuring accuracy and completeness of financial records.
  • Review journal entries, reconciliations, and accruals to maintain integrity in financial reporting.

Financial Compliance:

  • Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal regulations governing financial reporting and taxation.
  • Coordinate with external auditors to facilitate annual audits and address any audit findings or recommendations.

Process Improvement:

  • Identify inefficiencies in accounting processes and implement solutions to streamline workflows and enhance productivity.
  • Leverage accounting software and technology tools to automate repetitive tasks and improve accuracy.

Inventory Management:

  • Oversee inventory accounting processes, including valuation, reconciliation, and analysis of inventory levels.
  • Collaborate with operations team to optimize inventory turnover and minimize carrying costs.

Team Leadership and Development:

  • Provide guidance and mentorship to junior accounting staff, fostering a culture of continuous learning and professional growth.
  • Lead by example, demonstrating a commitment to excellence, integrity, and accountability in all financial activities.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
  • Proven 4 to 5 years experience in accounting or finance roles within the hospitality industry, preferably in a restaurant environment.
  • Strong understanding of accounting principles, financial analysis, and reporting standards.
  • Proficiency in accounting software (e.g., QuickBooks, SAP, or similar) and advanced Microsoft Excel skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across departments.
  • Detail-oriented with a focus on accuracy and data integrity.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and manage competing priorities effectively.

Salary and Benefits

  • N250,000 - N300,000 monthly
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Pension
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Professional development opportunities

Application Closing Date
20th May, 2024.

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