Finance Officer

Confidential

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An IT Firm seeks qualified candidates to fill this role

 

Purpose

To provide operational support to Finance Manager and execute daily tasks / responsibilities as assigned by the Finance Manager.

 

Duties & Responsibilities

Essential duties/key job roles and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Assist in annual budget preparation and management activities, and prepare weekly budgets.
  • Comply with financial policies to ensure operational efficiency.
  • Ensure that financial transactions are properly updated and recorded.
  • Ensure data integrity in all financial reporting.
  • Conduct periodic financial analysis to identify and resolve issues, gaps or variances.
  • Manage petty cash as well as maintain book keeping up-to-date.
  • Ensure maintenance of the general and subsidiary ledgers.
  • Track investments and maintain relevant cash reserves.
  • Ensure all expenses are within assigned project budget.
  • Prepare all financial statements, proposals, et cetera, as required.
  • Ensure account receivables functions are performed accurately and timely. Prepare and submit all verification documents, client invoices via acceptable channels.
  • Identify and resolve invoicing issues, accounting discrepancies and other financial related issues.
  • Responsible  for  hands-on  administration  and  record  updates  on  all  payables activities.
  • Responsible for the preparation of Balance Sheets (Statement of Financial Position), income statements, expense reports, etc.
  • Update financial records with recent transactions and changes.
  • Perform finance analysis, reporting and management tasks.
  • Review financial paperwork and procedures and make appropriate changes.

 

Expected Output                                                                                                           

  • Below are key outputs expected of the Finance Officer:
  • Weekly budget and financial report.
  • Monthly financial report / analysis.
  • Weekly Receivables and Payables tracker.

 

Qualifications

Required Education:

  • B.Sc. / H.N.D. Accounting or related
  • Required Working Experience:
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant experience.
  • Required Certification(s):
  • ICAN, ACCA an added advantage.

 

Knowledge, Skills & Attitude

  • Excellence,   integrity,   creativity,   team   spirit,   commitment,   customer-centricity, empathy, safety consciousness.
  • High technical proficiency in core accounting.
  • High  proficiency  in  use  of  accounting  software  suitable  for  medium  or  large organization
  • Sound knowledge of Credit control principles and procedures.
  • Conversance and mastery of prevalent / leading accounting systems / software.
  • Conversance with financial / accounting regulations of state and federal laws.
  • Basic understanding of service delivery work flow and business processes.
  • Knowledge & experience of Bank Reconciliations.
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail.
  • Willing to work overtime.
  • Highly analytical in problem solving with ability to apply original and innovative thinking.
  • A high level of oral and written communication skills in order to communicate effectively with senior managers, colleagues and other stakeholders.
  • To be flexible in approach and be comfortable with a fluid organizational structure that requires both team work and self-sufficiency

Summary

Company

Confidential

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Lagos

Specialization

Accounting / Audit / Tax

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

1 - 3 years

Salary

₦70,000.00 ‐ ₦110,000.00 per month

Application Deadline

Today