Account Assistant

  • 256 Murtala Muhammed Way, Alagomeji-Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Full-time

Company Description

Our client is a leading player in the FMCG Industry in Nigeria. Due to growing demand for product requires to increase workforce 

Job Description



Assistant Accountant Job Purpose:

Supporting the finance department, accountant, and management team by completing routine clerical and accounting tasks. Preparing budgets, maintaining reports, and completing basic bookkeeping and accounting duties for the company.

Assistant Accountant Job Duties

Preparing financial documents such as invoices, bills, and accounts payable and receivable

·  Completing purchase orders

·  Managing payroll

·  Completing financial reports on a regular basis and providing information to the finance team

·  Completing bank reconciliations

·  Entering financial information into TALLY ERP 9 software program

·  Managing company ledgers

·  Coordinating internal and external audits

·  Verifying balances in account books and rectifying discrepancies

·  Verifying bank deposits

·  Managing day-to-day transactions

·  Recording office expenditures 

·  Assisting the finance department and senior accounting staff members with various tasks, including preparing budgets, records, and statements

·  Posting daily receipts

·  Reporting on debtors and creditors

·  Handling accruals and prepayments 

·  Encoding accounting entries for data processing

·  Sorting financial documents and posting them to the proper accounts

·  Reviewing computer reports for accuracy and meticulously tracing errors back to their source

·  Resolving errors in financial reports and correcting faulty reporting methods



Assistant Accountant Skills and Qualifications:

Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite; 

Experience in Balance Sheet Account Preparation; 

Knowledge of Business Math; Understanding of Budgetary Principles;

Female gender only