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  • Posted: May 16, 2024
    Deadline: Jun 15, 2024
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    Junior Accountant

    The job description for the position includes:

    • To provide management and financial accounting support for the organization which includes taking responsibility for the entries on the general ledger including reconciliations and completing detailed reviews of the profit and loss account on the company accounting system.
    • Preparation and reconciliation of Profit and Loss and Balance sheet reports on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
    • Assisting with budgeting and forecasting.
    • Managing relationship with external stakeholders, ensuring that appropriate reports and documentations are submitted to and are updated with the IRS.
    • Managing the company’s financial affairs and general book keeping.
    • Daily monitoring and management of several company bank accounts.
    • Assistance with preparation of annual tax returns and other regulatory submissions.
    • Effective management of a projects budget.
    • Ensuring that the accounting process complies with the law.
    • Providing accurate, understandable, timely information that supports your management decisions, including analysis and recommendations.
    • Overseeing bookkeepers in the firm (if any) and setting up and monitoring the accounting system and interpreting the data from the bookkeeper’s activities.
    • Apply required construction accounting standards and procedures to the recording and reporting of construction activity
    • Set up jobs, budget control, subcontracts, and change orders in accounting software.
    • Work closely with Construction Project Managers from beginning to end of project to ensure receivables and payables are handled properly and timely accounted for.
    • Understand terms in owner contracts and subcontractor contracts to ensure accuracy and timeliness of progress billings and payments.
    • Understand and maintain standard cost codes in accounting system
    • Communicate with various funding agencies (i.e. Title Company, Escrow Company) regarding pay application process and requirements needed for payment.
    • Manage lien waiver disbursement and collection.
    • Review and approve payables weekly for payment.
    • Communicate with Construction division and external vendors and subcontractors via phone and email.
    • Prepare journal entries.
    • Assist with month-end and year-end closings.
    • Assists with prep of monthly financial reports and account analyses.
    • Monitor and resolve bank issues including fee anomalies and check differences.
    • Review account/bank reconciliations.
    • Assist with preparation and coordination of audit and tax return processes.
    • Assist with implementing and maintaining internal financial controls and procedures

    Requirements / Skills

    • We need the services of a self-driven and articulate Accountant with a minimum of 5 years experience.
    • Candidates who have worked in similar position in the construction industry will have an advantage.
    • Due to the hike in transport fares, candidates living within Ikeja would also be most preferred.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: or using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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