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  • Posted: Feb 6, 2023
    Deadline: Feb 10, 2023
  • TAC is a composite Professional Service & Business Consulting organization providing Professional Services, Business Consulting & Financial Advisory Services to clients in various sectors of the economy. The firm is principally driven by sound professional and business principles geared towards providing value added services through highly experience...
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    Senior Accountant

    Our client who is one of foremost financial and professional services providers in Nigeria is presently looking for the service of a Senior Accountant.

    Location: Marina, Lagos

    Renumeration: 5M-6M Per annum 


    • To support the Chief Finance officer of the group in overseeing all financial aspects of business and driving the company’s financial strategy and planning.
    • Responsible for the management of the unit in the absence of the chief finance officer and ensuring all expected tasks are effectively and efficiently achieved by all team members.
    • To be a team leader to push the boundaries of current and future departmental goals and strategies for the optimization of the group’s corporate goals.
    • Supports the formulation of policies for budget and forecast preparation; assist other departments in budget creation; prepares the annual Group budget, monitors and reports on variances
    • Consistent and regular review of all operational costs and cost of engagement for optimization and implement relevant controls
    • Prepares weekly, monthly, and quarterly returns to regulators as required by CBN, SEC and NGX for review before due dates.
    • Develops and applies systems and processes to ensure that financial information is captured and stored in compliance with current legislation
    • Ensures all assets are accurately recorded and valued, carries out amortization and depreciation as appropriate
    • Ensures all liabilities are adequately recorded and value received for same
    • Ensures that bank reconciliations are performed at the end of every week/month and investigates any identified discrepancy
    • Preparation of monthly and regular updates of investment valuation of the organization portfolio of all financial instruments.
    • Preparation of management accounts for all entities in the group for review.
    • Documents financial transactions by entering accounting information on relevant software
    • Reviews entries in the GLs and ensures their consistency with the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
    • Researches and applies appropriate IFRS standards to new transactions
    • Ensures that GLs are properly reconciled and their balances are correct
    • Approves all journals before they are posted
    • Ensures that financial transactions are substantiated by auditable documents
    • Guides other accounting personnel by coordinating activities and answering questions
    • Support and work directly with the external auditors to ensure the timely completion of the exercise with minimal adjustments
    • Ensures compliance with existing and new tax legislations and provides tax planning advice to Management to optimize taxes.
    • Any other tasks as may be assigned by your superiors.


    • BSC in Accounting, Finance, or a relevant degree
    • Suitable candidate must possess a minimum of 5 years of progressive accounting experience.
    • Excellent knowledge of accounting regulations and procedures including the generally accepted accounting principles
    • Advanced MS Excel Skills.
    • Registration as a sponsored individual with the Securities and Exchange Commission is an added advantage.
    • Professional membership of ICAN or ACCA.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: using the position as subject of email.

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