WhiteSpace Services Limited – Our client, a foremost distributor of NBL and Guinness in the South East, is recruiting suitable candidates to fill the position below:

Job Position: Head Accountant

Job Location: Enugu

Job Description

  1. Our client is a foremost distributor of NBL and Guinness in the South East they are urgently seeking to recruit a detail oriented and well experience professional to join their team in the capacity of Head, Accountant.
  2. The Head, Accountant will primarily ensure compliance with corporate, finance and accounting policies, business controls, procedures and reporting.
  3. He / She will also provide sound business decision-making support to other senior members of the organization through the accurate monitoring, reporting and analyzing of financial results and projections

Job Responsibilities

  1. Financial Accounting and Reporting
  2. Preparing annual financial accounts, in compliance with local Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
  3. Preparing monthly management accounts and reviewing support schedules.
  4. Monitoring and analyzing financial reports and records and pro-actively identifying issues and initiating corrective actions where needed.
  5. Reconciling company assets and analysis of utilization.

Monitoring and Controlling:

  1. Preparation of debtor’s reports.
  2. Tracking income Variance analysis and explanations.
  3. Preparation of creditor’s reports

Internal Controls:

  1. Controlling chart of accounts by monitoring access rights in the accounting system.
  2. Maintaining adequate systems of internal controls needed to safeguard assets, ensuring accurate financial reporting and compliance with policies and procedures

Inventory Management:

  1. Oversee the inventory process and ensure that the stock in the wayhouse tallies with liquid in the computer
  2. Negotiating exchange rates with various banks.
  3. Preparation of supplier payments and reconciliations.

Taxation and Statutory Returns:

  1. Ensuring accurate calculation, payment and submission of company statutory deductions in a timely manner and as per the relevant legislation.
  2. Ensuring withholding tax is properly calculated and remitted the government as at when due.
  3. Coordinating, preparing and submitting statutory returns and payments.
  4. Managing and reviewing audits of VAT returns and subsequent refund claims from URA as per the VAT Act.

People and Relationship Management:

  1. Exercising sound management and leadership skills and principles.
  2. Ensuring a strong focus on people development and continuously developing potential of staff through training and mentoring.
  3. Monitoring the productivity and effectiveness of direct reports.
  4. Keeping staff informed and assisting them when required.
  5. Developing and maintaining liaison with tax advisors and URA officials.
  6. Providing internal and external auditors with all assistance as required.

Job Requirements

  1. A Degree in Accountancy or Finance; ICAN or ACCA professional qualifications is an advantage
  2. Strong business acumen,
  3. Strong analytical and numerical skills.
  4. A high level of integrity and reliability
  5. Ability to work and deliver under pressure
  6. A minimum of 4 years’ experiencein a reputable organization

Personal Competencies:

  1. Communication Skills;
  2. Good written and verbal communication skills
  3. Good interpersonal skills. A team player with strong attention to detail and follow-up.
  4. A self-motivated, highly energetic and innovative individual ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
  5. Computer literacy including knowledge of QuickBooks and an ERP accounting software is essential.
  6. Strong planning and organizational skills
  7. Strong problem-solving skills with a proactive and innovating approach to work.
  8. A high level of integrity and reliability.
  9. Travel to corporate headquarters will be required from time to time.

N150,000 – N200,000 / Month

Application Deadline
25th May, 2023.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: finelo66@gmail.com using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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