Accountant in an Indigenous Specialist Energy Servicing Company

An indigenous Specialist Energy Servicing company that provides integrated services in the oil and gas industry is recruiting for the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Accountant
Location:
Lagos

Job Description

  • Prepare asset, liability and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information
  • Document financial transactions by entering account information
  • Recommend financial actions by analyzing accounting options
  • Summarize current financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement and other reports
  • Substantiate financial transactions by auditing documents
  • Maintain accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures
  • Guide accounting clerical staff by coordinating activities and answering questions
  • Reconcile financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information
  • Secure financial information by completing database backups
  • Verify, allocate, post and reconcile transactions
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Communicate effectively with clients
  • Contribute to a strong client relationship through positive interactions with client personnel
  • Communicate with Manager and/or Director on work status and client issues that arise
  • Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results
  • Analyze financial information and summarise financial status
  • Provide technical support and advice on management
  • Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures
  • Participate in financial standards setting and in forecast process
  • Provide input into department’s goal setting process
  • Prepare financial statements and produce budget according to schedule
  • Direct internal and external audits to ensure compliance
  • Plan, assign and review staff’s work
  • Support month-end and year-end close process

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience
  • Intermediate understanding of accounting and reporting standards, gaining experience in researching as it relates to accounting issues
  • Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures and principles
  • Awareness of business trends
  • Experience with creating financial statements
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process
  • Excellent accounting software user and administration skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills

Accountant top skills & proficiencies:

  • Accounting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Reporting Skills
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Scheduling and Monitoring
  • Communication Skills
  • Problem Analysis and Problem-Solving Skills
  • Initiative
  • Teamwork
  • Confidentiality
  • SAP Proficiency is a MUST
  • Attention to Detail
  • Deadline-Oriented
  • Reporting Research Results
  • Confidentiality
  • Time Management
  • Data Entry Management
  • Basic Math
  • Accuracy

 

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

Application Deadline Wednesday 10th June, 2020.

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