Accountant Job in Nigeria

 Emmanuel Bakeries Limited stands out as a prominent distributor of Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCGs) and Non-Consumable Goods in Kogi State. Operating from the heart of the city, Lokoja the state capital, the company has a strong reputation for delivering high-quality retail distribution services of food products over 22 years. Our non-consumables include home care and body essentials. The company has successfully established itself as a reliable source for a diverse array of products that cater to the needs of the local market through a partnership with notable FMCGs such as FMN, Nestle, Promasidor, Cadbury, Olams-caraway, TGI, GB Foods, AVAA, Kisskids, Devons, Multipro, Friesland e.t.c.

With numerous recognitions and awards, Emmanuel Bakeries has been winning with over 250 passionate, committed, and dedicated teams manning our route channels in the open market, neighborhood, modern trades, and the online community. The vision of the company remains to be the leading distribution and redistribution brand in Nigeria, reaching out to every household with quality services.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Accountant

Location: Lokoja, Kogi

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • The Accountant is responsible for managing the financial operations and accounting processes of an FMCG company. This includes maintaining accurate financial records, preparing financial statements, managing accounts payable and receivable, and ensuring compliance with relevant accounting standards and regulations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintain general ledger and ensure accurate recording of all financial transactions
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements, including balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements
  • Manage accounts payable and receivable, including invoicing, bill payments, and collections
  • Reconcile bank statements and other accounts regularly
  • Assist in the preparation of budgets and financial forecasts
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant accounting standards, tax laws, and other financial regulations
  • Provide financial analysis and support to the management team
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to provide financial insights and recommendations
  • Assist in the preparation of audit documents and liaise with external auditors
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends, best practices, and changes in accounting regulations

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field
  • Professional accounting certification (ICAN, ACCA, or equivalent)
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in a similar role, preferably in the FMCG industry
  • Strong knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • Proficient in using accounting software and financial analysis tools
  • Excellent attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams
  • Familiarity with ERP systems and data management

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience in the FMCG industry or a similar fast-paced, consumer-facing environment
  • Knowledge of supply chain and inventory management practices
  • Familiarity with budgeting and forecasting processes
  • Strong Excel and data analysis skills
  • Experience in implementing financial controls and process improvements

Application Closing Date
31st July, 2024.

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


  • Emmanuel Bakeries Ltd is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.
  • We appreciate all applications; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.