Senior Accountant


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A firm in the manufacturing sector seeks qualified candidates to fill this role



  • The Accountant will be largely responsible for the following
  • Maintaining correct and proper records of the company, ensuring they are always up to date
  • Inventory Management and Control – Ensuring that assets of the company (cash, stock, fixed assets, any other materials) are always taken care of
  • Manage all Cash, Payments, Receivables etc and ensure that fraud in any form doesn’t thrive.
  • Provide Business Intelligence for the company using these data.
  • Accountant is to ensure all purchases, sales, production, bank, cash and any other company transactions are registered using their various forms every day and these transactions should be entered into their various registers and filled accordingly
  • They should then be transferred into the Accounting Software from their registers
  • All printed Invoices and vouchers should be securely kept
  • All documents should be signed off by the MD or General Manager
  • No transaction should occur without appropriate documentation.
  • Book Keeping 
  • Ensure all transactions in the company are properly recorded using their various source documents, entered into the register and then into the Accounting Software
  • The accountant should always be responsible for raising the source documents, the operations guys should only provide the details 
  • Ensure you understand the details of every transaction before posting. As the accountant, since you have access to the details of payments, you should be able to relate the various transactions to each other. 
  • The Vendor and Customer Balances must be updated daily and their balances known every day. Follow up should be made to Vendors and Customers that are owing us money and where there are difficulties, it should be escalated to the GM or MD.
  • All vendor balances should be closed at all times and new advances given to them with each money paid to them
  • Financial Management 
  • Account is to ensure all the cash needs of the company are met at every point in time. 
  • Track all vendor and customer out standings and advice Management
  • Track all cheques to ensure accounts are duly funded 
  • Prepare weekly and monthly budgets based on fund needs to ensure there is enough funds to fund operations 
  • Always keep track of all Payables, Receivables and Loans and update the CEO using a centrally managed excel sheet
  • Ensure salary schedules are prepared on the 23rd 
  • Ensure you follow up with vendors and creditors that are owing us or escalate to the MD where necessary  
  • Reports - The following reports should be prepared 
  • Vendor and Customer outstanding balances - (at the end of every working day) 
  • Management Report - (by the 23rd of every month) 
  • Prepare Continental Logistics Report by the 24th of every month
  • Other reports as required of you 
  • Projects and Deliverables
  • Complete projects, tasks and deliverables as at when due and within the stipulated timeline
  • Any other tasks that would be assigned to you. 
  • Capacity Building 
  • The management believes in capacity building and investing in the intellectual capacity of its workforce, as such, learning is a key culture that is expected within the team. To this end, we will ensure 
  • Regular trainings on its internal processes and procedures
  • External trainings to improve capabilities within your chosen field - practical and theoretical trainings
  • In-House Trainings
  • Trainings from you - You are expected to also train other people within the company from time to time on different subjects as the needs arise. 




Job Level

Manager (Staff Supervisor/Head of Department)




Accounting / Audit / Tax

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

5 - 7 years


₦120,000.00 ‐ ₦150,000.00 per month