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  • Posted: May 11, 2022
    Deadline: May 19, 2022
  • Greengates Specialties Limited was established over 20 years ago to distribute, act as manufacturers' representative and franchisee for the chemical ingredient industry as well as provide technical after-sales support to the food, cosmetic and allied industries. Greengates Specialties Limited is the fastest growing and the most structured chemical ingredi...
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    Group Accountant

    Job description for a Group Management Accountant

    Job Introduction

    A large indigenous company is looking for a Group Accountant. The position is based in Lagos.


    • Preparing financial statements, management accounts, Finance reports and any adhoc reports.
    • Accounting for Receivables and Withholding Tax credit notes as well as Accounting for Payables and other liabilities.
    • Preparing and updating Annual Budget with inputs from Admin and other project departments.
    • Preparing and updating Directors’ monthly Cash call to fund budget/operations.
    • Reconciling the budget to actual results of operations.
    • Participating in and organizing the Annual statutory audit of the company’s books of account.
    • Liaising with the External Auditors in respect of the company’s annual statutory audit.
    • Participating in and organizing the various Tax audits (FIRS & LIRS) of the company’s books of account.
    • Liaising with the Tax Auditors in respect of the firm’s various Tax audits.
    • Addressing any Audit queries raised by either External Auditor or Tax Auditors.
    • Having an oversight function on payroll preparation and administration.
    • Ensuring prompt remittances of (VAT, WHT, PAYE, Pension and Others)
    • Ensuring that the internal controls over the company’s assets and resources are functioning and effective.

    Desired Skills and Experience

    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance from a recognized university
    • ICAN or ACCA is an added advantage.
    • Master’s degree in Business Administration / Finance would also be an added advantage
    • Have knowledge of Sage software; Tally, QuickBooks, Peachtree or similar.
    • 8-10 years of post-qualification experience, preferably in a similar position.
    • Demonstrate high level of oral communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to manage the flow of people and business, liaise and consult with internal and external stakeholders regarding sensitive and confidential matters, and maintain effective working relationships in a high volume environment.
    • Demonstrate a high level of confidentiality, tact, discretion, initiative and sound judgement
    • Excellent organizational skills including the ability to determine priorities, meet regular deadlines and take/follow up action
    • Demonstrated ability to contribute in a professional and collaborative way to a team
    • Willingness to work long hours, under time and budget pressure
    • Good interpersonal skills and organizational skills
    • Must be a hands on person

    Method of Application

    Applicants should send CVs to using the job title as subject of the mail

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