Financial Accountant

We’re on an evolutionary journey where we’re changing our story. We are looking to hire an experienced Financial Accountant to join our diverse team in our Company.

In this role, you will work closely with our Strategic Business Units (SBUs) and departments across the Group. You will be responsible for coordinating the day-to-day accounting operations of the subsidiaries, as well as applying accounting principles to prepare financial reports and analyze financial information.

As a Financial Accountant you will be responsible for:

  • Maintaining the general ledger. Review and post financial transactions into accounting software, making accruals and adjustments as needed.
  • Preparing and analysing profit or loss statements and monthly close accounting reports
  • Performing monthly balance sheet accounts reconciliation, resolving outstanding/unusual items or accounting entry discrepancies
  • Advising management and relevant finance staff on acceptable accounting policies e.g. revenue, receivables, depreciation, taxation etc
  • Preparing and manage fixed assets register.
  • Reconciling all ledgers to produce year end trial balances and reports.
  • Preparing the annual statutory financial reports, making appropriate disclosures
  • Managing accounting applications and ensure integrity of financial reports.
  • Preparing work papers for audit and pre-qualification/tender documentation purposes
  • Liaising with relevant stakeholders to produce the annual budget for the business.
  • Liaising with relevant external bodies/contacts e.g. auditors, solicitors, bankers etc
  • Preparing reports of audit findings, outlining discrepancies and recommended workable solutions.
  • Implementing risk management procedures and internal controls
  • Ensuring strict adherence to HSE policies and procedures and comply with safe work methods as required.
  • Performing any other duty that may be assigned by Supervisor/line Manager.


What are we looking for?

  • Degree in Finance, Accountancy, Economics or other related field.
  • Relevant professional qualification e.g. Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Association of Certified and Chartered Accountants (ACCA)
  • 5 years’ work experience in the Finance/ Treasury/ Accounts function in a similar organization.
  • Experience in finance and accounting. Deep knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Knowledge of IFRS would be an added advantage.
  • Proficiency in the use of financial reporting tools
  • Strong Integrity.
  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office Suite i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Ability to analyze financial data and interpret financial reports.
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team.
  • Ability to lead and coach direct reports to improve efficiency and competency.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple tasks.
  • Intuitiveness and attention to detail

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should fill the form below

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