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    Senior Accountant

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 7 years
    • Location Lagos
    • Job Field Finance / Accounting / Audit&nbsp

    Reports to: Managing Director

    Principal Duties and Responsibilities

    • Responsible for day to day finance and accounts operations for PPS and its sister organisations.
    • Provide managerial and oversight for all accounting functions
    • Provide accurate, timely periodic financial statements of PPS and its sister organisation to management
    • Provide direction to all accounting staff under your supervision.
    • Provide oversight of assets and finances of PPS and its sister organisations.
    • Manages overall responsibility for accounting related information for PPS and its sister organisations.
    • Oversight include monitoring purchases compared to the budget, accounts payable, general ledger, payroll, and capital expenditures/equipment.
    • Reconciliation of all cash accounts and monitoring of cash receipts and disbursements.
    • Evaluate the performance and professional development of staff.
    • Assist in the management of the overall operational, budgetary, and financial responsibilities and activities of PPS and its sister organisations.
    • Make business decisions that are financially responsible, accountable, justifiable, and defensible in accordance with organization policies and procedures.
    • Handle full spectrum of financial and cost accounting role e.g. AR, AP, GL, forecasting, budgeting etc.
    • Supervises end-of-period processes and supports the analysis of the periodical business performance, budgets, and forecasts.
    • Management and coordination of activities relating to Vendors/Procurement.
    • Responsible for timely monthly, separate and consolidated financial statements, payments, cash-flow management reporting for submission to management
    • Establish and maintain systems for cost-sensitivity analysis and early-warning of cost-overruns.
    • Work consultatively with the respective departments on cost reduction initiatives
    • Review & approve payment vouchers & journal entries.
    • Perform cash flow forecasting, budgeting and working closely with the operations and project teams in analyzing margins, variances and cost analysis.
    • Overseeing the maintenance and reconciliation of Goods Receipts/ Invoice Receipt Account.
    • Create and enhance financial policies and procedures across the accounting department as well as the wider Finance department.
    • Ensures consistency in procedures and policies across the accounting department and that these policies are appropriately set for the achievement of the business’s overall goals and objectives.
    • Leads compliance with the business’s internal corporate framework policies and finance manuals.
    • Assist in auditing activities by providing necessary information and preparing requested documentations.
    • Monthly evaluating of Unapplied Advance Payment to determine the risk level.
    • Monitors expenditures, analyse revenues and determine budget variances
    • Perform month-end accounting activities such as reconciliations and journal entries.
    • Develops reports on all accounting related matters inclusive of taxation matters. These reports accompany pro-active advice and recommendations on the business’s financial approaches from an accounting and taxation perspective.
    • Formulate and oversee the implementation of the company’s accounting policies
    • Ensure completeness and accuracy of the company’s records (e.g. Clients, Suppliers, Banks, Employees, Management, Government and its relevant agencies etc.)
    • Perform any other duty assigned by the Managing Director

    Required Qualification and Experience

    • First Degree must be in Accounting
    • Must be a Certified member of ICAN/ACCA
    • Must have Manufacturing Industry Background
    • Minimum of 7 years’ core experience in accounting/management account
    • Excellent strategic planning skills.
    • Ability to work independently and highly meticulous.
    • Ability to lead and manage a team effectively.
    • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
    • Knowledge of Oracle Financials or any other financial software.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email.

    Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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