Accountant / Admin Officer at Owens and Xley Consults

Owens and Xley Consults - Our client, a leading Party Supplies company, well known for their quality and affordable party gift and decoration items is looking for suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Accountant / Admin Officer

Location: Lagos


He/She would be responsible for maintaining the financial and accounting function.
He/she will be tasked with preparing financial statements, maintaining cash controls, preparing the payroll, managing the company’s expenses and carrying out administrative duties.
Key Tasks and Responsibilities

Assist with the preparation of the company budget
Implement financial policies and procedures
Establish and maintain cash controls
Manage petty cash
Manage expense requisition
Manage payment process to the vendors with Business Director
Follow up with creditors
Ensure that invoices are sent
Ensure that payments are made
Assist in the day to day running of the store
Manage employee requests
File and manage employee records
Reconcile bank statements
Establish and maintain supplier/vendor accounts
Ensure transactions are properly recorded and entered into the accounting software
Prepare financial statements such as income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements
Prepare quarterly reports and report on variances
Assist with the annual audit
Maintain financial files and records
Perform other duties as assigned/required by the Business Director.
Educational Qualification:

Minimum of HND / B.Sc in a Finance and Administrative role.

2+ years experience in a similar role
Experience in the retail industry a plus
Use of accounting software
Compulsory skills required (E.g. must be proficient in Excel)
Proven integrity
Familiarity with financial and customer service principles
Good math skills with the ability to create and analyze reports, spreadsheets and sales statistics
Proficient user of MS Office (MS Excel in particular)
Must be able to prepare management reports and correspondence
Good initiative, time and stress management skills
Leadership and organizational abilities
Interpersonal and communication skills
Problem-solving attitude
Keen eye for detail
Preferably lives within the Lekki axis.
Application Closing Date
16th January, 2020.

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

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