The Accountant performs financial functions related to the collection, accuracy, recording, analysis and presentation of a business, organization or company's financial operations.
Generally, the accountant can also deal with third parties, such as vendors, customers and financial institutions.
- Managing the financial bookkeeping of the business.
- Maintaining an Asset Schedule of the business.
- Processing invoices, recording payments, and tracking expenses of the organization.
- Cross-checking each expense with the corresponding invoice, to ensure that the billing is accurate.
- Ensure update payments of service charge on the ERP
- Resolving billing disputes, creating and monitoring internal auditing procedures.
- Reconciliation of accounts.
- Providing general administrative support to the business.
- Managing procurement and transactions with association’s vendor
- Filing of statutory returns (PAYE, VAT, WHT) to government agencies I.e FIRS, LIRS .
- Liaising with external auditors and government authorities.
- Ability to reflect on one's own work as well as the wider consequences of financial decisions.
- A degree in accounting or any other discipline from a reputable tertiary institution.
- ICAN Membership/ ACA is desirable
- Minimum of 5 years working experience.
- Proficiency in the use of MS Office tools
- Ability to use one or more accounting software.
- Keen attention to details.
- Strong analytical skills.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Good interpersonal relationship skills
- Knowledge of IFRS and financial reporting framework.
Skills and Competencies
- Knowledge of Accounting software (SAGE Preferable.
- Knowledge of Microsoft applications.
- Business acumen and interest.
- Organizational skills and ability to manage deadlines.
- Teamworking ability.
- Communication and interpersonal skills.