Myrtle Management Consultants – Our client in the E-commerce sector urgently requires the services of a suitably qualified candidate to fill the position below:

Job Title: Account Officer

Location: Lekki, Lagos

Job Description

  • Prepare, examine, or analyze accounting records, financial statements, or other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.
  • Report to line manager regarding the finances of establishment.
  • Establish charts of accounts and assign entries to proper accounts.
  • Develop, implement, modify, and document recordkeeping and accounting systems, making use of current technology or designated ERP.
  • Compute taxes owed and prepare tax returns, ensuring compliance with payment, reporting or other tax requirements (make VAT and PAYE returns to relevant tax authorities).
  • Maintain or examine the records of government agencies.
  • Develop, maintain, and analyze budgets, preparing periodic reports that compare budgeted costs to actual costs.
  • Analyze business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations, to project future revenues and expenses or to provide advice.
  • Assemble spreadsheets and draw charts and graphs used to illustrate technical reports.
  • Analyze financial information to produce forecasts of business, industry, and economic conditions for use in making investment decisions.
  • Interpret data affecting investment programs, such as price, yield, stability, future trends in investment risks, and economic influences.
  • Monitor fundamental economic, industrial, and corporate developments through the analysis of information obtained from financial publications and services, investment banking firms, government agencies, trade publications, company sources, and personal interviews.
  • Prepare plans of action for investment based on financial analyses.
  • Any other responsibilities assigned by line manager.
  • Perform intercompany (related companies) reconciliations using appropriate templates.
  • Perform data entries in ERP for all cash transactions from the manual cashbook prepared by the Treasury Officer.
  • Perform data entries in ERP for other transactions as delegated by the Finance Manager.


  • 3 years and above related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Evidence of professional certification (s) or in the process of acquiring one.
  • Excellent Observation Abilities.
  • Capable of working independently and with minimum supervision.
  • Logical approach to identifying and evaluating issues and problem-solving.
  • Well-developed organizational skills with the ability to prioritize multiple assignments.
  • Displays awareness of the need for confidentially in sensitive matters.
  • Demonstrated job commitment and personal flexibility to meet changing expectations.
  • Commitment to self-development and expansion of knowledge.
  • Ability to Conduct and Evaluate Research.
  • Demonstrate Working Knowledge and Expertise.
  • Good Decision Making.
  • Excellent communications both verbal and written.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Good Analytical skills.
  • Has strong knowledge in the use of Finance ERP (Sage and customized ERP).
  • Excellent commands over excel and word.

Deadline Date: 30th December 2020

How to Apply

Interviews are on a rolling basis to this date. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Remuneration is competitive

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Tagged as: Accounting, Finance