• Job Opportunity at Nation Delivery Express

  • Posted on: 8 September, 2015 Deadline: 19 September, 2015
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  • Nation Delivery Express - Our company is the Africa market leader in global express, Logistics. Nation delivery Nigeria Limited , is a company registered as a logistic under cooperate affair Commission RC 1038133 since 2012 and infrastructure with the introduction of online tracking ensuring that we can continue to handle your parcels with greater speed precision, and bring cheap parcel delivery to the masses, so we are best placed to meet the rapid growth in demand within the express parcels market.

    We are a Lagos based socially responsible firm operating in service industry rendering essential services to wide range businesses.

    We are recruiting to fill the position of:

    Accountant

     

    Job Description
    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • The Accountant is responsible for all areas relating to financial reporting.
    • This position will be responsible for developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements.
    • The Accountant is responsible for managing the team to ensure that work is properly allocated and completed in a timely and accurate manner.
    • This position addresses tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities including general ledger preparation, financial reporting, year end audit preparation and the support of budget and forecast activities.
    • The Accountant will have contact with senior-level Attorneys and the firm’s Executive Director and Controller which requires strong interpersonal communication skills both written and verbal.

    Responsibilities & Duties

    • Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure.
    • Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close.
    • Ensure the timely reporting of all monthly financial information.
    • Assist the Controller in the daily banking requirements.
    • Ensure the accurate and timely processing of positive pay transactions.
    • Ensure the monthly and quarterly Bank Compliance activities are performed in a timely and accurate manner.
    • Supports budget and forecasting activities.
    • Collaborates with the other finance department managers to support overall department goals and objectives.
    • Monitors and analyzes department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy.
    • Advises staff regarding the handling of non-routine reporting transactions.
    • Responds to inquiries from the Director of Finance, Controller, and other finance and firm wide managers regarding financial results, special reporting requests and the like.
    • Work with the Controller to ensure a clean and timely year end audit.
    • Supervise the general ledger group to ensure all financial reporting deadlines are met.
    • Assist in development and implementation of new procedures and features to enhance the workflow of the department.
    • Provide training to new and existing staff as needed.
    • Handle personnel issues relating to staff conflicts, absenteeism, performance issues, etc.
    • Work with each direct report to establish goals and objectives for each year and monitor and advise on the progress to enhance the professional development of staff.
    • Support Controller with special projects and workflow process improvements.

    Candidate Requirements
    Education:

    • ND in Business with an emphasis in Accounting
    • Technical Skills and Prior Experience
    • One to two years prior supervisory experience in the financial reporting/general ledger area. Experience working in a law firm or professional services firm is preferred.
    • Must be PC proficient and able to thrive in a fast -pace setting.
    • Experience with Elite Enterprise, J.D. Edwards or other large automated accounting system a plus.
    • Must have strong experience with Microsoft Excel, Access and Word.

    Other Requirements:

    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
    • Strong interpersonal, supervisory and customer service skills required.
    • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines required.
    • The marginal functions of this position have not been included.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV's to: cv@nationdelivery.com

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