Senior Accountant at Fosad Consulting Ltd

Fosad Consulting Ltd is a business support services firm with offerings in Human Resource Management and Immigration Consulting. Our proposition is based on a deep understanding of the drivers of high performing businesses and the required business solutions that supports it.

Job Title: Senior Accountant


  • The successful candidate will have overall overall responsibility for the account department.


  • Preparing monthly account reconciliations
  • Analyzing revenues, commissions and expenses to ensure they are recorded appropriately on a monthly basis
  • Preparing financial statements and supporting schedules according to monthly close schedule
  • Assisting with analyzing financial statements on a monthly basis and report on variances
  • Anticipating the challenges in the financial system of the organization and prepare a plan of action to counter it.
  • Verifying the invoices that have been submitted for approval and present it to the manager. This also includes balancing the travel and lodging allowances etc.
  • Maintaining and balancing subsidiary accounts by verifying,allocating, posting, reconciling transactions; resolving discrepancies.
  • Coordinating and resolving various issues with bank such as cleared check differences, bank fee anomalies, targeted balance calculations and enhancements to online services.
  • Assisting with preparing tax returns and corporate reporting requirements
  • Assisting in documentation and monitoring of internal controls
  • Preparation of management accounts( Profit and Loss Accounts, Balance Sheet and Cash flow statement)
  • Preparation and monitoring of company budgets and reporting on variance analysis for management consumption
  • Planning and evaluating all accounting procedures and policies to ensure transactions are efficient/ effective, accounting is accurate and complete.
  • Managing assigned accounting operations including payables, receivables, monthly reconciliation.
  • Projecting finances for long term investments and future projects of the company.
  • Preparing and auditing all financial statements including but not limited to: monthly financial 
  • Statements, monthly closings, monthly accounts payable, accounts receivable, and monthly Cash Flow statements.
  • Assisting the upper management with formulation of annual budgets.
  • Preparing & presenting monthly, quarterly and annual reports, recommended improvements in organization’s accounting and management practices.
  • Reconciling bank statements, cash accounts, accounts receivable and payable balances on a monthly basis. Prepare year-end schedules for audit.
  • Management of the main cash and petty cash account.
  • Ensuring timely payment of undisputed suppliers’ invoices in accordance with payment terms.
  • Managing key banking relationships to facilitate company’s operation.
  • Checking and reviewing the monthly payroll, contractual staff salaries and the salary slips.
  • Supervising of the filing of withholding tax, VAT and PAYE.
  • Coordinating activities of accounts staffs.


  • Bachelor’s or higher degree in Accounting or Finance
  • ICAN designation preferred
  • 7+ years accounting/finance experience
  • Highly detail oriented and organized in work
  • Excellent Computer Skills: relevant ERP, Microsoft  package
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Location: Lagos

Closing Date
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