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Financial Accountant At ERecruiter Nigeria

Date Posted: 15/Jun/2017
Deadline: Not Specified

Our client is a multinational retail chain specializing in household and consumer goods including cosmetics, stationery, toys, and kitchenware. It has been expanding globally since its establishment and have opened more than 1,800 stores around the world. They also created a new business style, which combines fashion and leisure together, becoming the main force in the department stores and shopping centers with catering, fast fashion clothing and entertainment industries.

They currently have an opening for a Financial Accountant - Lagos.


Job Profile


The financial accountant supports financial decision-making information by collecting, analyzing, investigating, and reporting financial data. Also responsible for all aspects of financial and operational accounting for the company's Nigerian entities including payment processing, bookkeeping, tax, pension, audits and other statutory matters.




Key Responsibilities



  • Preparation and review of month end reporting schedules for Nigerian entities including reconciliation of Bank accounts, general ledgers, Accruals and prepayments schedule, Fixed asset register
  • Review and adjustment of P&L and Balance Sheet Accounts
  • Detailed variance analysis; Prepares special reports by studying variances; preparing budgets; developing forecasts.
  • Design and implementation of robust processes to: Track content purchases and delivery, Review existence and value of fixed assets annually
  • Assisting with preparation for the  financial year end
  • Provide required support to external auditors, outsourced payroll providers and ensure compliance with internal controls at a Group level
  • Analysis and remittance of VAT returns, Pension and PAYE for IPN and liaising with outsourced providers on these where necessary
  • Tracking of WHT credits
  • Complies with state and federal tax filing requirements by studying regulations; adhering to requirements; advising management on required actions; calculating quarterly estimated tax payments; assembling data for quarterly and annual tax filings.
  • Responds to financial inquiries by gathering, analyzing, summarizing, and interpreting data.
  • Provides financial advice by studying operational issues; applying financial principles and practices; developing recommendations.



Key Requirements



  • Minimum of 6 years experience in similar role
  • ICAN/ACCA member/certified
  • Tertiary Degree
  • Good relationship with the Tax office and banks
  • Excellent at voucher auditing, financial reporting & recording, Tax calculating
  • Highly organized, High attention to detail
  • Self-starter, enthusiastic and responsive
  • Able to handle and protect confidential information
  • Trustworthy, unbiased and objective with high level of professional integrity

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