URGENT ACCOUNT OFFICER VACANCY


Job Description:
The Accounts Officer directs and organizes all general accounting activities, prepares accounting and financial reports and ensures that accurate accounting systems and record are kept.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Maintains the general ledger and all related accounts with proper documentation and records of all company transactions; reviews entries to the general and subsidiary ledgers to assure accuracy and compliance with the company's and established accounting principles; controls all changes to chart of accounts.  Responsible for monthly and year end closing of the general ledger including preparation of journal entries.

Responsible for maintaining computerized accounting system, backup control, assisting other accounting staff with questions and printing of computer generated reports and statements.
Administers preparation of interim, year-end and comparative financial reports; performs and provides analysis of current results to prior periods and/or budget.  Prepares required government reports as directed by the CEO and responds to inquiries as necessary.
Stays current with developments, practice trends and promulgations in the accounting profession; monitors accounting systems and recommends new or revised policies and procedures.
Prepares monthly bank reconciliation for all accounts; verifies accuracy of bank statements and resolve questions or problems; maintains integrity of cash balances and cash flow systems.
Responsible for review and preparation of payroll records and processing of payroll checks and reports by outside payroll service.
Maintains fixed asset records and control; determines depreciation terms/rates to apply to capitalized items; prepares property tax returns for review by CEO.
Assists the CEO in coordination of year end audit and preparation of schedules and documents for independent auditors.
Maintain other accounts and performs other accounting duties as required or as requested by the CEO.

Requirements
The Ideal Candidate:
First degree minimum qualification
Should have completed the mandatory service year on or before December, 2011
Must be female
A minimum of 2 years experience in an accounts related position
Must have understanding of key accounting and spreadsheet packages (Peachtree expertise is compulsory).
Strong understanding of new technologies and how they can be applied to accounting.
Creative and innovative.
Good attention to detail.
Team player – works to ensure team goals are met or exceeded.
Openly communicates to the team in an enthusiastic and motivated manner.
Positive ‘can do’ attitude.
Self-motivated
Excellent inter-personal skills
Good communicator – provides clear, concise written/verbal communications appropriate to the audience.
Results driven – strive to make a difference; enjoys a challenge and working under pressure to achieve the objective.
Should reside on the Lekki-Ajah axis

Method of Application
If you meet with these criteria, send your CV/Resume to submitcvrcsn@yahoo.co.uk on or before Wednesday, 3rd October, 2012

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