senior accountant


Job Summary

Accounting of Fixed Assets and maintaining Fixed Asset Register

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Plan, assign and review Direct Reportee’s work
  • Accounting Function
  • Accounting of Fixed Assets and maintaining Fixed Asset Register
  • Reconciliation of Intercompany Account balances on monthly basis
  • Working of month-end sales discounts
  • Scrutiny of Employee Advances & IOU Accounts on a monthly basis
  • Preparation & checking of monthly payroll
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • Assist Financial Controller in preparation of budgets, cash flow forecast
  • Ascertain accuracy of all bank charges and following of claims against excess charges if any
  • Preparation of various documents for submission to banks like bid letters, Exchange Control Documents Covering letters, etc. as per management requirement
  • Confirmation of all outgoing cheques to the banks before they are honored
  • MIS
  • Preparation of various MIS Reports like daily Sales & Production report/Machine Efficiency report/Sales Realization Reports as per management requirement

Skills, qualifications, authorizations, and professional memberships required

  • Age - between 30-45 years
  • Minimum of 5-7 years proven working experience of which 3 years as a Senior Accountant in the manufacturing industry
  • Must be a Chartered Accountant (ICAN)
  • Sound knowledge of Nigerian tax law
  • Proficiency in the use of Accounting software
  • Proficiency in MS Excel is very important
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Extensive experience in a high turnover manufacturing company
  • Good analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Tested knowledge of Accounting principles and concepts

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