Retail Accountant Job in a Leading Retail and Distribution Company in Lagos

A leading retail and distribution business in the watches, jewellery
and accessories industry in Nigeria is looking for a Retail Accountant
to join their team. Working as part of a large International Brand
management Business this is an exciting opportunity to join a rapidly
growing and expanding
business.

Job Title:  Retail Accountant

The
suitable candidate will report to the Managing Director in a range of
accounting, reporting and related tasks and activities:

  • Duties will include financial statement preparation, accounts payable, invoicing, payroll, transaction processing
  • Responsible for communication with the store managers to analyze differences in cash and stock; monitor goods-in-transit
  • Concession sales reconciliation & invoice posting
  • Assisting in the improvement in internal controls related to inventory and cash
  • Reconciling inventory accounts to the general ledger
  • Liaise with Tax authorities and government agencies where necessary
  • participating in various accounting projects and assisting in ad hoc tasks
  • Facilitating new store set up operationally and on the system
  • Maintaining/ reviewing cost prices on the system & analyzing the impact on margins
  • Analyzing sell through reports, monitoring stock movements, reconciling inventory accounts to the general ledger
  • Responsible for stock control and reduction of stock loss; monitoring stock write-offs
  • Responsible for inventory valuation and stock provision forecasting;
  • Performing account reconciliation
Candidate Requirements:
  • Experience in accounting role in a retail business;
  • Experience with Quick Books a definite plus
  • High attention to detail; Strong analytical skills;
  • Team player with ability to work and communicate across functions;
  • Good interpersonal and organizational skills;
  • Strong computer skills: proficiency in Excel
  • Minimum of three (3) years experience
  • Minimum of Degree/HND
  • Professional Accounting certification is an advantage
  • Age 28 – 35 Years
Preferred:
  • Experience in a retail environment a plus
  • Experience with Quick Books
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How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CVs to timelessrecruitment@gmail.com

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