Chief Accountant

We are looking to hire a competent and experienced candidate for the position of Chief Accountant. The details of the role are as follows:

  • Preparation and submission of financial report to Management for regular decision making
  • Oversee the preparation of management accounts
  • Review of account reconciliation, account receivable, and account payable
  • Oversee the verification of all invoices, petty cash, and payment vouchers
  • Establish, maintain, and coordinate the implementation of accounting control procedures
  • Analyze and review budgets and expenditures
  • Maintain the cost accounting system of the company
  • Preparation of weekly/monthly revenue and expenditures
  • Monitor and review accounting related system reports to ensure accuracy and completeness
  • Liaise with accounts officers of respective Company’s bankers, tax authorities, and external auditors
  • Oversee cheque lodgment, and monitor bank balance/statements



  • Accurate records of the company’s financial transactions
  • Costs savings for the company through prudent use of financial resources
  • Excellent service delivery by external auditors, bankers, and tax consultants
  • Timely submission of financial reports
  • Effective supervision of subordinates
  • First degree or equivalent plus professional qualification of ACA or ACCA. MBA/M.Sc. especially in finance will be a definite advantage
  • Proficiency in the use of MS office tools (Word, Excel and Access) and ability to use accounting software
  • Minimum of 10 years experience in similar role, five of which must have been at management level
  • Good analytical and technical skills
Employment Type
Job Location
Lagos, Nigeria
Date posted
November 14, 2019
Valid through
January 31, 2020

This job expired on January 31, 2020.

Position: Chief Accountant

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