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  • Posted: Apr 6, 2018
    Deadline: Apr 20, 2018
  • Welcome to Platinum Careers, leaders in professional HR Services. Over the years we have supported many of the country’s top organizations to recruit, source and manage the highly-skilled talent they need to succeed in an increasingly competitive world. Global Reach, Local Touch We are a Human resource consulting company with head office in Ikoyi...
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    Our client in the FMCG sector, is recruiting an experienced and enthusiastic accountant to fill up the company’s gap in the accounting department. The accountant will develop and maintain a long-lasting, dynamic, effective and measurable accounting records, data, and statistics for the company.

    Roles and Responsibility

    • Manage all accounting operations based on accounting principles
    • Prepare budget and financial forecasts
    • Publish financial statements in time
    • Collect, analyse and summarize account information
    • Compute taxes and prepare tax returns, balance sheet, profit/loss statement etc
    • Develop periodic reports for management
    • Audit financial transactions and document accounting control procedures
    • Keep information confidential and secure them with random database backups
    • Keep up with financial policies, regulation and legislation
    • Prepare budgets, financial forecasts and publish financial statements
    • Possess a strong understanding of the company’s services, competition in the industry and positioning
    • Teachable


    • BSc/HND in Accounting, Finance, and/or a highly numerate discipline
    • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a similar position, preferably in the FMCG industry Chartered Accountant (i.e. ACA or ACCA) is an advantage.
    • Thorough knowledge of accounting and corporate finance principles and procedures
    • Proficient in the use of at least one accounting ERP software (i.e. Tally, SAP, Sage, software Xero etc.)
    • Strong attention to detail and confidentiality
    • Postgraduate degree in Accounting, Finance, and/or a highly numerate field will be an added advantage

    Excellent interpersonal skills

    Candidate should be computer proficient and have a sound relevant knowledge in general business operations, including but not limited to accounting experience, strong analytical/critical thinking skills, excellent written and oral communication skills, while being able to work in a team.

    Method of Application

    NB: Please note that due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to contact all applicants directly. If you haven’t heard from us within 14 days please consider your application to have been unsuccessful.

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