Group Accountant

Confidential

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A firm in the oil and gas sector seeks qualified candidates to fill this role

 

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Prepares asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analysing account information.
  • Documents financial transactions by entering account information.
  • Recommends financial actions by analysing accounting options.
  • Summarizes current financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports.
  • Substantiates financial transactions by auditing documents.
  • Maintains accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures.
  • Guides accounting clerical staff by coordinating activities and answering questions.
  • Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analysing account information.
  • Secures financial information by completing data base backups.
  • Maintains financial security by following internal controls.
  • Prepares payments by verifying documentation, and requesting disbursements.
  • Answers accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policy and regulations.
  • Complies with federal, state, and local financial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions.
  • Prepares special financial reports by collecting, analysing, and summarizing account information and trends.
  • Maintains customer confidence and protects operations by keeping financial information confidential.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge.
  • Accomplish the result by performing the duty
  • Analyzing the revenue and expenditure of the business.
  • Daily/Weekly/ reconciliation of all sales to track previous days sales, and revenue, reconcile cash and POS positions.
  • Prepare Profit and Loss Statement (weekly and monthly),(Trend analysis of sales comparing week on week and month on month).
  • Track and monitor sales across business units to assess performance of products,  
  • Identify weak links and reasons likewise top selling products.
  • Audit and Control of Revenues/Expenses (daily). (Conduct financial investigation and audits and prepare reports.)
  • Cost Control/Develop accounting policies to suit the Group
  • Sales report along various individual product lines to determine actual cost of production output/finished product based on raw materials utilized cost of each finished product, gross margin per product wastages/recalls etc on a daily/weekly basis.
  • Resolve any accounting discrepancies/liaise with external auditors as they may arise.
  • Stock taking/balancing opening of business and closing of business daily.
  • Automation of stock/Inventory with daily update to capture in’s and out’s.
  • Understudy the process flow in the various business units to track and monitor
  • Performance, establish profitability etc of respective units i.e
  • Any other duty of similar deliverable that may be assigned from time to time by the MD.

 

Qualification / Experience:

  • Candidate must be an Accounting  graduate with background in Accounting
  • Must be familiar with accounting modelling tools.
  • Must have 7– 8 years work experience preferably in very busy organizations.

 

Desired Skills:

  • Organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Corporate Finance, confidentiality
  • Reporting skills, deadline-oriented, time management
  • Reasoning ability, mathematical ability, and leadership and logical thinking skills
  • Data entry management, Problem solving skills
  • Proficient with MS Office (word, excel, Power point) a MUST and accounting software usage.
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills

 

Summary

Company

Confidential

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Rivers

Specialization

Accounting / Audit / Tax

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

7 - 10 years