Accountant at Willers Solutions Limited

Willers Solutions Limited – Our client, a reputable Firm is looking to recruit suitable candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Accountant

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Prepare asset, liability and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information
  • Document financial transactions by entering account information
  • Recommend financial actions by analyzing accounting options
  • Summarize current financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement and other reports
  • Substantiate financial transactions by auditing documents
  • Manage all accounting transactions
  • Maintain accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures
  • Guide accounting clerical staff by coordinating activities and answering questions
  • Reconcile financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information
  • Secure financial information by completing database backups
  • Verify, allocate, post and reconcile transactions
  • Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results
  • Analyze financial information and summarise financial status
  • Provide technical support and advice on management
  • Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures
  • Participate in financial standards setting and in forecast process
  • Provide input into department’s goal setting process
  • Prepare financial statements and produce budget according to schedule
  • Ensure timely bank payments
  • Compute taxes and prepare tax returns
  • Direct internal and external audits to ensure compliance
  • Handle monthly, quarterly and annual closings
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Contribute to a strong client relationship through positive interactions with client personnel
  • Communicate with Manager and/or Director on work status and client issues that arise
  • Reconcile accounts payable and receivable
  • Report on the company’s financial health and liquidity
  • Reinforce financial data confidentiality and conduct database backups when necessary
  • Comply with financial policies and regulations

Skill / Requirements

  • B.Sc in Accounting, Finance or relevant degree
  • Relevant professional accounting qualification e.g. ACA, ACCA, CPA, CIMA or other relevant higher business degree with proven analytical and qualitative accounting/finance competencies.
  • Minimum of 3 – 5 years cognate experience in finance account management/ tax auditing
  • Excellent appreciation of financial risks and mitigating controls
  • Hands-on experience with accounting software like FreshBooks and QuickBooks
  • Advanced MS Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables
  • Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures and principles
  • Awareness of business trends
  • Experience with creating financial statements
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process
  • Excellent accounting software user and administration skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
  • Intermediate understanding of accounting and reporting standards, gaining experience in researching as it relates to accounting issues
  • Strong understanding of international and local tax & regulatory framework
  • Good understanding of the ICT industry
  • Strong negotiating and business development skills
  • Ability to think strategically and holistically
  • Strong business acumen with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

Application Closing Date
20th February, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV in MS Word Format to: recruitment@willerssolutions.com using the “Accountant” as the subject of the email.

Note: Only qualified candidates will be shortlisted.

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