Overview

Winock is a holdings company incorporated in Nigeria to provide an ecosystem of sustainable services to micro businesses through duly registered and licensed subsidiary companies. We are inspired to provide services to micro businesses because they contribute significantly to economic sustainability and social wealth creation.

Job Position: Senior Accountant

Job Location: Abuja (FCT)

Job Description 

  1. Senior Accountant responsibilities include reconciling account balances and bank statements, maintaining general ledger and preparing month-end close procedures. A successful Senior Accountant combines excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles to analyze financial reports and forecasts.
  2. The ideal candidate has also experience collaborating and/or managing a team of Accountants. Senior Accountant duties also include ensuring accuracy and effectiveness in all of our accounting tasks.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Verify, allocate, post, and reconcile accounts payable and receivable.
  2. Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results.
  3. Analyze financial information and summarize financial status.
  4. Spot errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and spending.
  5. Provide technical support and advice on Management Account.
  6. Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures.
  7. Manage accounting assistants and bookkeepers.
  8. Participate in financial standards setting and in forecast process.
  9. Provide input into the department’s goal-setting process.
  10. Prepare financial statements and produce a budget according to the schedule.
  11. Assist with tax audits and tax returns.
  12. Direct internal and external audits to ensure compliance.
  13. Plan, assign, and review staff’s work.
  14. Support month-end and year-end close process.
  15. Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.
  16. Liaise with the Head of Accounting to improve financial procedures.

Job Requirements

  1. BSc Degree in Accounting, Finance, or relevant.
  2. Proven experience as Financial Controller, Accounting Supervisor, or senior accountant (5 years experience).
  3. Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures.
  4. In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  5. Awareness of business trends.
  6. Familiarity with financial accounting statements.
  7. Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process.
  8. Hands-on experience with accounting software packages, like QuickBooks.
  9. Advanced MS Excel skills, including pivot tables.
  10. Accuracy and attention to detail.
  11. Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills.
  12. Relevant certification (e.g. ICAN, CMA, or CPA) will be preferred.

Application Deadline
8th March, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: careers@winock.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.