Accounting consultant

Job Summary

Prepare Business plans, engage and manage all clients

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 4 years

Job Description

A Financial Management Consulting firm is in urgent need of an experienced Accountant with proficiency in Accounting, Auditing and Taxation. Ability to prepare Business plans, engage and manage all clients is also required. Ability to grow Training business is essential.



Key responsibilities:

Knowledge in Accounting, Auditing and Tax Management 

Competent in the preparation of cash flow statements, Income and Expenditure account, Statement of Affairs, Management account and Financial statement.

Proficiency in Tax Administration, Tax management, Tax Audit and consultancy.

Competency in Audit functions

Training skills

Ability to identify bespoke training topics, prepare training proposals and training presentation slide.

Ability to source for potential clients and organize open programme training.

Competency in training - soft skill and technical

Business Development service functions

Ability to identify and prospect for potential and emerging SME clients.

Supporting customers in the completion of credit application information requirements e.g. Balance sheets, cash flow Income & Expenditure statement of accounts. financial statements and management accounts.

Ability to prepare Business plans for micro and SME clients.

Credit analysis and appraisal skill and competency. 

Client engagement skill.

Provide strategic financial analysis and leadership on decision-making issues affecting the Company.


Personal competencies and skills

Critical, Analytical and Strategic Thinking skills

Effective communication skills.

Ability to plan, execute and monitor work across business functions

Thorough knowledge of finance and accounting principles, procedures and practice.

Good interpersonal relationship skills, Team player with a high sense of Emotional intelligence

Organizational management skills and ability to meet deadlines

Ability to handle confidential information in a sensitive and tactful manner.

Ability to plan, manage and follow through on assignments and communicate at all levels of the leadership within and outside the organization.

Proficiency in the use of Microsoft  – Ms Words, Excel, Powerpoint etc…..

Creative and Innovative skills.

Decision making and problem-solving skills.

People management skill.

Ability to grow the business

Building ongoing relationships customers in the portfolio, and growing same business profitability to achieve organization’s set goals and objectives.

The attainment of work results is critically affected by the ability to proactively market and sell the firms services and offer bespoke solutions in a highly competitive environment.

Ability to grow the firm’s business by pitching for new opportunities, businesses, relationships, contracts and retainership businesses



Work Experience

Minimum of 4-5 Years proven work experience in an Accounting/ Auditing firm.

Proficiency in the usage of Microsoft Words, Excel and Powerpoint.

 

Education and Qualifications Requirements 

HND/BSc/BA in Accounting

Student /Membership of ACCA/ICAN is a plus

MSc/MBA is a plus

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