Talents and Skills Africa – Our client, a corporate technology solutions provider in the document copy/print/scan equipment, maintenance servicing, print management solutions and archiving industry, is recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Position: Junior Accountant

Job Location: Gbagada, Lagos

Job Description

  • Our client is seeking a Junior Accountant to manage all financial transactions, from fixed payments and variable expenses to bank deposits and budgets.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Prepare asset, liability and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information
  2. Document financial transactions by entering account information
  3. Recommend financial actions by analyzing accounting options
  4. Summarize current financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement and other reports
  5. Substantiate financial transactions by auditing documents
  6. Maintain accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures
  7. Reconcile financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information
  8. Secure financial information by completing database backups
  9. Verify, allocate, post and reconcile transactions
  10. Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results
  11. Analyze financial information and summarize financial status
  12. Provide technical support and advice on management
  13. Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures
  14. Participate in financial standards setting and in forecast process
  15. Provide input into department’s goal setting process
  16. Prepare financial statements and produce budget according to schedule
  17. Direct internal and external audits to ensure compliance
  18. Support month-end and year-end close process
  19. Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  20. Communicate effectively with clients
  21. Contribute to a strong client relationship through positive interactions with client personnel
  22. Communicate with Manager and/or Director on work status and client issues that arise

Job Requirements

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience
  2. Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures and principles
  3. Minimum of 2 years working experience
  4. Awareness of business trends
  5. Experience with creating financial statements
  6. Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process
  7. Excellent accounting software user (Peach Tree or Sage) and administration skills
  8. Accuracy and attention to detail
  9. Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
  10. Intermediate understanding of accounting and reporting standards, gaining experience in researching as it relates to accounting issues

Accountant top skills & proficiencies:

  1. Accounting
  2. Corporate Finance
  3. Reporting Skills
  4. Attention to Detail
  5. Deadline-Oriented
  6. Reporting Research Results
  7. Confidentiality
  8. Time Management
  9. Data Entry Management
  10. Basic Math
  11. Accuracy
  12. Planning and Organizing
  13. Scheduling and Monitoring
  14. Communication Skills
  15. Problem Analysis and Problem-Solving Skills
  16. Initiative
  17. Teamwork
  18. Confidentiality

N100,000 – N150,000 / month.

Application Deadline
5th April, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: info@talentsandskills.net using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.