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Job In Lagos:- Junior Accountant at Talents and Skills Africa Consulting

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Job Title: Junior Accountant

Location: Ikeja, Lagos

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description
We seek a Junior Accountant to manage all financial transactions, from fixed payments and variable expenses to bank deposits and budgets.

Responsibilities

  • 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
  • Reconcile financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information
  • Secure financial information by completing database backups
  • Verify, allocate, post and reconcile transactions
  • Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results
  • Analyze financial information and summarize 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 the forecast process
  • Provide input into the department’s goal-setting process
  • Prepare financial statements and produce budget according to schedule
  • Direct internal and external audits to ensure compliance
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • 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

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in the appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience
  • Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures and principles
  • Minimum of 2 years working experience
  • 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 (PeachTree or Sage) and administration skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
  • Intermediate understanding of accounting and reporting standards, gaining experience in researching as it relates to accounting issues

Accountant top Skills & Proficiencies:

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

Application Closes

12th March, 2021.

ABOUT US

Talents and Skills Africa Consulting LLC is a leading HR outsourcing and business support solutions provider in Nigeria providing a comprehensive range of outsourcing services from People Outsourcing to Business Process Outsourcing. The company offers a spectrum of HR Consulting services that is top-notch.

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

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