Posted on :
23 Mar, 2010
23 Mar, 2010
The ideal candidate will be responsible for:
· To control and manage the day-to-day accounts transactions
· To prepare monthly Management Accounts
· To supervise the Accounts clerks and cashiers
He will report to the Finance Manager.
The position is based in Lagos.
· Control the treasury, the bank movements and their reconciliation with bank statements.
· Control the correct coding of accounts vouchers, their posting and filing.
· Control timely payment of creditor’s invoices.
· Control the cash movements
· Receivables: maintains individual ledgers, allocates payments to invoices, send dunning letters, maintains WHT recoverable ledger
· Taxes: prepares monthly VAT returns, WHT remittance
· Payroll: monthly payments, follow up of loans / advances / leave allowances / pension funds
· Monthly closing: prepares P/L and B/S
· Look after the Companies interests regarding Nigerian authorities and external auditors.
· Reconcile accounts with debtors, creditors and Group companies.
· Produce monthly Management Accounts
· Monitor changes in legislation and publications regarding accountancy and financial matters.
· Assist in the preparation of standardized accounting procedures in the Company.
· Deputise for the Finance & Administration Manager when he is not available.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
· An advanced certificate in accountancy recognized in Nigeria, preferably “Chartered Accountant” with working experience in the logistics sector.
· Good Health status. Demonstrate the energy level, authority, professionalism and honesty required of a fully committed and effective Chief Accountant in Nigeria.
· Min 5-10 years experience in a similar position
· Interested in long-term employment.
· Stable and progressive career – no job hoppers.
· Must possess demonstrable and measurable success in a similar management role in a large or medium sized logistics company within Nigeria.
· Strong accounting ability must be proven including profound knowledge of Nigerian tax laws, foreign exchange regulations and labour laws (logistics sector).
· Must be able to communicate effectively with clients, creditors and Nigerian authorities.
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