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Accountant: Lagos

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A reputable Company is looking to recruit suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Accountant

Location: Lagos

Functions
Accounts payable:

  • Ensure that all bills that are due are prepared for approval and paid to all parties as at when due further to company policy.
  • Ensure that there is no late payment change of any sort and ensure approvals are duly sought from management.

Accounts Receivable:

  • Track and prepare receivables including ageing analysis of all invoices and payments due.
  • Ensure proper creation of invoices.

Payroll:

  • Ensure an accurate and up-to-date payroll database administration.
  • Ensure wages and allowances are prepared on time and payments made according to company policy and wage dates.

Tax Administration:

  • Ensure proper tax assessment and remittances to all relevant agencies from local to federal.

Reporting & Financial Statements:

  • Prepare financial reports for management periodically (weekly, monthly, quarterly, half-yearly, yearly) for budgeting, forecasting and other decision making processes.
  • Prepare financial reports as required by management for investors, shareholding, banks and other stakeholders

Financial Control:

  • Follow the international accounting standards protocol and principles to ensure compliance, fraud and theft prevention.
  • Ensure financial procedures and processes are set properly and manage these procedures and processes.
  • Ensure approvals are obtained from management on all expenditure and expenses.

Operations Functions:

  • Performance of quality assurance and audit of all documents and processes, paperwork and data submitted by the business development and sales team.
  • Ensure the credit committee meets to decide on all loan and lease applications.
  • Liaise with human resources and administration, customer service, logistics, business development departments in budgets, administration and compliance of services, governmental agencies and vendors.
  • Ensure accurate record-keeping of all company documents including (but not limited to) cheques, offer letters, client documents etc.
  • Ensure an independent verification of all prospective customers claims regarding financial solvency, physical location/address.
  • Ensure prompt deposit of financial instruments of clients in company accounts on due date.
  • Ensure the integrity of all company records in all forms (hard & soft copies).
  • Ensure that all sign-on protocols by staff are observed on all systems and prevent breach of all company hardware systems.

Audit:

  • Work closely with company Auditors to facilitate a seamless yearly audit exercise and must demonstrate an understanding of company audit rules and requirements

Recoveries:

  • Must be conversant with regulatory enforcement agencies and demonstrate the ability to build rapport
  • Must demonstrate the capacity to follow up/chase clients for the payment of all past-due obligations as when due using official, legal, and regulatory methods

Qualifications

  • Candidates should possess a Bachelor’s degree / HND with 5 – 10 years work experience.

Application Closing Date
14th October, 2020.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: Info@bellforteconsulting.com using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email.

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