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Job Vacancy for Accountant in a Leading Law Firm

Nov 12, 2019, 4:36 PM
Pivotage Consulting - Our client, a leading Law firm is currently seeking to grow its team by hiring an experienced candidate to join their team: Job Title: Accountant Job ref.: GO/5032/AT Location: Lagos State, Nigeria. Type: Full Time Career: Senior Level Expert Reports to: MD. Job Requirements
  • Must have a Bachelor's degree in any Accounting discipline or related field.
  • Must have good knowledge of statutory reporting standards.
  • Must have an understanding of the operation & application of the Nigerian tax and Pension laws.
  • Must have the experience to recovery excess bank charges as an added advantage.
  • Must have good knowledge of Peachtree, SAGE and QuickBooks.
  • Must have good communication skill both oral and good report writing skills.
  • Must possess ACA/ACCA certification (added advantage)
  • Must be ICAN certified.
  • Must have 4-6 years’ cognate working experience.
  • Work experience with a law firm (added advantage)
  • Must have good knowledge of any accounting package.
  • Must be able to prepare monthly financial accounts, interpret financial statements and carry out bank reconciliations.
Job Competencies:
  • Must have a good business acumen.
  • Must have a good Communication and Presentation Skill.
  • Must be ethical and a best practice professional.
  • Must be a creative thinker.
  • Must have an excellent organizational and time management skill
  • Must have an industry-wide exposure
  • Must have a working knowledge of Excel & PowerPoint MS Office
Job Responsibilities
  • Managing the team to ensure compliance with existing accounting policies and standard accounting practices in the company's policies.
  • Pursuing and recovering excess bank charges accrued to the business.
  • Ensuring production and review of monthly management accounts and associated reconciliations within the specified monthly deadlines.
  • Ensuring timely and accurate recording of the company’s financial transactions.
  • Liaising with the company bankers on a regular basis.
  • Ensuring accurate maintenance of the company’s general ledgers
  • Handling all tax fillings of the company.
  • Liaising with external auditors and submitting request documents during audit.
  • Maintaining fixed assets register and reconcile to general ledger control account
  • Facilitating debt collection for the company main debtors
  • Coordinating bank reconciliation
  • Maintaining creditors records for the company
  • Processing payroll for the employees.
  • Processing invoices in accounting system.
  • Processing payment vouchers.
  • Obtaining payment Voucher approval.
  • Processing cheques or payment instructions.
  • Issuing cheques to suppliers.
  • Reconciling supplier statements.
  • Preparing payment schedules.
  • Processing invoices to customers’ suppliers and other clients.
  • Matching invoices to approved PO or requests as applicable.
  • Preparing and submit statutory returns.
Other Duties:
  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Deadline: 24th November, 2019. How to Apply Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV only (MS Word format) to: recruitment@pivotageconsulting.com using the role "Accountant" as the subject of their Application.

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