Accountant

Otiz Keepers

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Otiz Keepers, a startup Agro company based in Eket, Akwa Ibom State, is currently recruiting to fill the position of an  Accountant

Job Description
Role:

  • Ensure all financial records are kept accurately and securely and in line with legislative requirements.
  • Ensure timely payment of creditors and invoicing of debtors.
  • Implement and follow the debtor management process.
  • Responsibility for payroll, pension and tax contribution payments, in conjunction with the Pension Advisor
  • Administer the bank accounts and carry out bank reconciliations on all company bank accounts.
  • Act as the first point of contact for the auditors and communicate with them to ensure all questions can be answered efficiently.
  • Analysis of business performance including benchmarking and making recommendations for improvement.
  • Prepare, develop and analyze key financial information to ensure that the organization's management makes well-informed decisions to ensure future stability, growth and profitability.
  • Aiding managerial planning & commercial decision making by providing appropriate financial information promptly.
  • Orderly execution of the annual budget cycle with provision of approved annual budget
  • Ensure the process of cost estimation is scientific, reliable and consistently applied
  • Assist other functional units within the Finance team in carrying out jobs as and when required by Management.
  • Work closely with Procurement, Store and Field Management to assure proper inventory control and accounting practices.
  • Support the Company budgeting process with Account Analysis.
  • Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure.
  • Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year-end close.
  • Ensure the accurate and timely processing of positive pay transactions.
  • Monitors and analyzes department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy.
  • Ensure the timely reporting of all monthly financial information.
  • Work with each direct report to establish goals and objectives for each year and monitor and advise on the progress to enhance the professional development of staff.
  • Support and coordinate all internal and external audits by providing any relevant information and support.
  • Provide budget versus actual expenditure reports for review on a monthly basis and highlight any adverse variances.
  • Individual reviews requests from staff and process anti monitor spending by reviewing all supporting documents, work with Finance Assistant to perform ad-hoc cash counts for petty cash.

Requirements

  • Good grasp of costing & Manufacturing Management Accounting
  • Proficiency with Accounting & Microsoft Office Tools
  • The individual must be a PC proficient and able to thrive in a fast-paced setting.
  • The individual must have at least basic experience with Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong Interpersonal, supervisory and customer service skills required.
  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines required.
  • A good first Degree in Accounting / Finance or any of the Social / Management Sciences or related discipline.
  • Analytical skills
  • Financial analysis
  • Balance sheet management skill
  • P/C productivity tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook etc

 

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Summary

Company

Otiz Keepers

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Akwa Ibom

Specialization

Accounting / Audit / Tax

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

1 - 3 years