Adexen Nigeria Vacancies: Chief Accountant

Posted on :

10 Mar, 2010

Category :

Accounting Jobs in Nigeria

Adexen is hiring for a client – a leading company in FMCG sector, is looking for a Senior Accountant for its Nigerian office.


The ideal candidate will be responsible for:

·  To control and manage the day-to-day accounts transactions

·  To prepare monthly Management Accounts and annual Financial Returns

·  To interface with Company’s Management, Site Managements and Nigeria Authorities

He will report to the Finance Manager.

The position is based in Lagos.


·  Control the correct coding of accounts vouchers, their posting and filing.

·  Control timely payment of creditor’s invoices.

·  Control the bank movements and their reconciliation with bank statements.

·  Control the cash movements (Head Office & sites) and conduct surprise cash counts.

·  Look after the Companies interests regarding Nigerian authorities and external auditors.

·  Reconcile accounts with debtors, creditors and Group companies.

·  Produce monthly Management Accounts and clarify same with sites.

·  Assist external auditors in their task of auditing the Company

·  Supervise regular stock checks

·  Produce annual financial reports.

·  Ensure compliance with Company’s accounts and administration procedures.

·  Monitor changes in legislation and publications regarding accountancy and financial matters.

·  Assist in the preparation of standardized accounting procedures in the Company.

·  Liaise with other Company’s departments to ensure smooth interaction with Accounts Department.

·  Deputize for the Finance & Administration Manager when he is not available.


·  Minimum qualifications include an advanced certificate in accountancy recognized in Nigeria, preferably “Chartered Accountant” – ICAN / ACCA

·  Good Health status. Demonstrate the energy level, authority, professionalism and honesty required of a fully committed and effective Chief Accountant in Nigeria.

·  Interested in long-term employment

·  A previous experience with in large FMCG Group is required

·  Strong accounting ability must be proven including profound knowledge of Nigerian tax laws, foreign exchange regulations and labour laws

·  Must be experienced in preparation of monthly management accounts and annual financial reports including the handling of internal and external audits.

·  Must demonstrate an ability to communicate at all levels and show leadership skills.

·  Microsoft Office

·  Must be able to communicate effectively with clients, creditors and Nigerian authorities.


Attractive package

Please send us your salary expectations & english resume in Word format at: [email protected]

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