Description

Ascentech Services Limited is a full-fledged Human Resource Solution Provider incorporated in 2013 with its Head Office in Lagos, Nigeria. We are committed to forging long-term partnerships with our clients by creating and delivering robust and flexible services that address the changing needs of their business.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Accountant

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Reports to: Managing Director

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for day to day finance and accounts operations for PPS and its sister organisations.
  • Provide managerial and oversight for all accounting functions
  • Provide accurate, timely periodic financial statements of PPS and its sister organisation to management
  • Provide direction to all accounting staff under your supervision.
  • Provide oversight of assets and finances of PPS and its sister organisations.
  • Manages overall responsibility for accounting related information for PPS and its sister organisations.
  • Oversight include monitoring purchases compared to the budget, accounts payable, general ledger, payroll, and capital expenditures/equipment.
  • Reconciliation of all cash accounts and monitoring of cash receipts and disbursements.
  • Evaluate the performance and professional development of staff.
  • Assist in the management of the overall operational, budgetary, and financial responsibilities and activities of PPS and its sister organisations.
  • Make business decisions that are financially responsible, accountable, justifiable, and defensible in accordance with organization policies and procedures.
  • Handle full spectrum of financial and cost accounting role e.g. AR, AP, GL, forecasting, budgeting etc.
  • Supervises end-of-period processes and supports the analysis of the periodical business performance, budgets, and forecasts.
  • Management and coordination of activities relating to Vendors/Procurement.
  • Responsible for timely monthly, separate and consolidated financial statements, payments, cash-flow management reporting for submission to management
  • Establish and maintain systems for cost-sensitivity analysis and early-warning of cost-overruns.
  • Work consultatively with the respective departments on cost reduction initiatives
  • Review & approve payment vouchers & journal entries.
  • Perform cash flow forecasting, budgeting and working closely with the operations and project teams in analyzing margins, variances and cost analysis.
  • Overseeing the maintenance and reconciliation of Goods Receipts/ Invoice Receipt Account.
  • Create and enhance financial policies and procedures across the accounting department as well as the wider Finance department.
  • Ensures consistency in procedures and policies across the accounting department and that these policies are appropriately set for the achievement of the business’s overall goals and objectives.
  • Leads compliance with the business’s internal corporate framework policies and finance manuals.
  • Assist in auditing activities by providing necessary information and preparing requested documentations.
  • Monthly evaluating of Unapplied Advance Payment to determine the risk level.
  • Monitors expenditures, analyse revenues and determine budget variances
  • Perform month-end accounting activities such as reconciliations and journal entries.
  • Develops reports on all accounting related matters inclusive of taxation matters. These reports accompany pro-active advice and recommendations on the business’s financial approaches from an accounting and taxation perspective.
  • Formulate and oversee the implementation of the company’s accounting policies
  • Ensure completeness and accuracy of the company’s records (e.g. Clients, Suppliers, Banks, Employees, Management, Government and its relevant agencies etc.)
  • Perform any other duty assigned by the Managing Director

Required Qualification and Experience

  • First Degree must be in Accounting
  • Must be a Certified member of ICAN/ACCA
  • Must have Manufacturing Industry Background
  • Minimum of 7 years’ core experience in accounting/management account
  • Excellent strategic planning skills.
  • Ability to work independently and highly meticulous.
  • Ability to lead and manage a team effectively.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Knowledge of Oracle Financials or any other financial software.

Application Closing Date
25th February, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: cv@ascentech.com.ng using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.