Accountant Job in Nigeria

 Willers Solutions Limited - Our client, a reputable firm in the oil and gas sector, is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Accountant

Location: Lekki 1, Lagos



Employment Type: Full-time

Responsibilities

  • Managing day-to-day accounting transactions.
  • Monthly/Quarterly preparation of error-free financial reports (Management Account, Statement of Comprehensive Income, Cash flow, and Statement of Financial Position), presentation, and interpretation to Top Management.
  • Filing of Tax returns at the regulatory bodies.
  • Preparation and submission of invoices to Clients for services rendered and follow-up on payments.
  • Salary Payment and controlling income and expenditure.
  • Prepares and keeps records of assets, liability, revenue, and expense entries by compiling and analyzing account information.
  • Ensures that all expenses are supported by a completed Payment Voucher upon request.
  • Auditing financial information.
  • Compiling and presenting reports, budgets, business plans, and financial statements.
  • Analysing accounts and business plans.
  • Financial forecasting and risk analysis.
  • Tax planning services concerning current legislation.
  • Recording office expenditures and ensuring those expenses are within the set budget.
  • Management of the company’s account, JVs, and Subsidiaries accounts.
  • Payment and filing of Sales Tax (VAT) per expenditure Vouchers for approval.
  • Processing of other related payments to vendors and contractors.
  • Liaises with external bodies such as Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), and Lagos Internal Revenue Service (LIRS). etc
  • Assists in the development and maintenance of sound financial control across the company operation.
  • Oversees Account Payables and Receivables
  • Proper Management of the company cash flow and management of office expenditure and cost control.
  • Payment of various company utility bills and sundry expenses to the relevant agency at the appropriate time and ensure it is well documented.
  • Coordination and Monitoring of company budget.
  • Offer financial advice to the Management on the issue relating to its finances.
  • Management of Company inventory and stock items.
  • Follows up on payment of invoices as per agreement with Clients, Contractors, JV Partners, Vendors
  • Assists with financial and tax audits (provide financial source documents and other relevant information to external Auditor to aid the audit process).
  • Liaises with Internal and External Auditors for best financial practices for effective and efficient cost control mechanisms.
  • Supports decision-making via finance metrics.
  • Carries out other duties as may be assigned by the Managing Director.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or any Finance related field. A Master’s degree is an added advantage.
  • Three (3) to Five (5) years of relevant work experience as an accountant, more preferably in the oil and gas industry.
  • Must be a Chartered Accountant (ICAN or ACCA).
  • Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles.
  • In-depth understanding of the company’s business.
  • Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements, and projections.
  • Ability to handle financial information with discretion and confidentiality
  • Good Management abilities.
  • In-depth understanding of IFRS is strongly desirable.
  • Awareness of business trends.
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process.
  • Hands-on experience with accounting software packages, like Fresh Books and QuickBooks, SAP, SAGE, etc.
  • Advanced MS Excel skills including VLOOKUP and pivot tables are desirable.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills is a MUST.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suites such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.

Salary
N300,000 Monthly (Net)

Application Closing Date
Not Specified

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CVs to: recruitment@willerssolutions.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.