Accountant

  • Port Harcourt GRA, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria
  • Full-time

Company Description

Our Client is renowned security outsourcing company located in the heart of Port-Harcourt.
 

Job Description

  • Prepare, examine, or analyze accounting records, financial statements, or other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards
  • Report to line manager regarding the finances of establishment
  • Establish charts of accounts and assign entries to proper accounts
  • Develop, implement, modify, and document recordkeeping and accounting systems, making use of current technology or designated ERP
  • Compute taxes owed and prepare tax returns, ensuring compliance with payment, reporting or other tax requirements (make VAT and PAYE returns to relevant tax authorities)
  • Maintain or examine the records of government agencies
  • Develop, maintain, and analyze budgets, preparing periodic reports that compare budgeted costs to actual costs
  • Analyze business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations, to project future revenues and expenses or to provide advice
  • Assemble spreadsheets and draw charts and graphs used to illustrate technical reports
  • Analyze financial information to produce forecasts of business, industry, and economic conditions for use in making investment decisions
  • Interpret data affecting investment programs, such as price, yield, stability, future trends in investment risks, and economic influences
  • Monitor fundamental economic, industrial, and corporate developments through the analysis of information obtained from financial publications and services, investment banking firms, government agencies, trade publications, company sources, and personal interviews
  • Prepare plans of action for investment based on financial analyses
  • Any other responsibilities assigned by line manager
  • Perform intercompany (related companies) reconciliations using appropriate templates
  • Perform data entries in ERP for all cash transactions from the manual cashbook prepared by the Treasury Officer
  • Perform data entries in ERP for other transactions as delegated by the Finance Manager

Qualifications

  •  3 years and above  related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Evidence of professional certification (s) or in the process of acquiring one
  • Excellent Observation Abilities
  • Capable of working independently and with minimum supervision
  • Logical approach to identifying and evaluating issues and problem solving
  •  Well-developed organizational skills with the ability to prioritize multiple assignments
  • Displays awareness of the need for confidentially in sensitive matters
  • Demonstrated job commitment and personal flexibility to meet changing expectations
  • Commitment to self-development and expansion of knowledge
  •  Ability to Conduct and Evaluate Research
  • Demonstrate Working Knowledge and Expertise
  • Good Decision Making
  • Excellent communications both verbal and written
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good Analytical skills
  • Has a strong knowledge in the use of Finance ERP (Sage and customized ERP)
  •  Excellent commands over excel and word

Additional Information

Deadline for submission is September 20, 2020. Interviews are on a rolling basis to this date. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Remuneration is competitive.