Financial Accountant

Confidential

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A firm in the engineering industry seeks qualified candidates to fill this role

 

Job description:

  • Reporting to the General Manager Financial Reporting/ Unit Heads you will provide all Financial and Accounting operations, direction, advise and support to the Operations Units in some of our business Units( Healthcare, ICT, Energy, Building Services Engineering ) and Subsidiaries.

Description

This role will suit an experienced qualified accountant who can work with minimal supervision. The individuals will have responsibility for the day to day financial operations in their Unit, preparing financial and management accounts, budgets and forecasts and will have significant involvement in financial planning, analysis and review of activities/Projects undertaken. The role will work closely with the heads of units/front line teams. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Preparing timely management and financial accounts and accurate preparation of monthly management accounts undertaking all day to day financial transactions and credit control functions
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts for the business unit
  • Assisting the GM Financial Reporting with the preparation of consolidated group financial statements and all year end work
  • Preparing yearly budgets and undertaking quarterly reviews thereof
  • Upgrading financial processes and systems
  • Extensive involvement in year end audit
  • Financial forecasts and analysis for each potential project/Request for Proposals/investment
  • Close liaison with the GM Financial Reporting to resolve all issues
  • Involvement in cash planning, monitoring and control
  • Any other Ad hoc duties as directed by Management

 

Required Qualifications, Experience and Skills

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • 5 years’ post qualification experience
  • Highly numeric/strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Advanced level spreadsheet skills and PC literacy
  • Strong accounting and book-keeping skills
  • Confident communication skills and strong report writing skills
  • Drive to continually improve processes and seek new challenges
  • Ability to work well under pressure, working accurately with attention to detail, and meeting deadlines
  • Some weekend and late working will be required

Summary

Company

Confidential

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Lagos

Specialization

Accounting / Audit / Tax and Banking / Finance / Insurance

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

5 - 7 years

Application Deadline

1 week from now