• Job Vacancy at Terragon Limited

  • Posted on: 16 December, 2016 Deadline: 30 December, 2016
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  • Terragon Limited, an Integrated New Media and Mobile Content company based in Lagos, Nigeria with presence in Ghana, Kenya, India, UK and Mauritius currently seeks to employ a: Digital Media Executive. The Group prides itself as a new media business focused on Africa. It has built a strong competence across the new media ecosystem comprising mobile, online and content.

    Senior Accountant


    Job Description

    • Prepare, examine, and analyze accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.
    • Compute taxes owed and prepare tax returns, ensuring compliance with payment, reporting and other tax requirements.
    • Analyze business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations, to project future revenues and expenses or to provide advice.
    • Report to management regarding the finances of establishment.
    • Establish tables of accounts, and assign entries to proper accounts.
    • Develop, maintain, and analyze budgets, preparing periodic reports that compare budgeted and actual results.
    • Collect and analyse financial information to recommend or develop efficient use of resources and procedures, provide strategic recommendations and maintain solutions to business and financial problems
    • Ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations and integrity of financial data
    • Oversee accurate and appropriate recording and analysis of revenues and expenses
    • Report the weekly progress of the business toward the monthly established goals
    • Facilitates month-end and year-end closing activities including journal entries, account reconciliations, and other general financial analysis
    • Monitor customer account details for non-payments, delayed payments and other irregularities and follow up on and collect payments
    • Prepare accurate, timely financial statements in accordance with GAAP which Satisfy both internal and external financial reporting requirements
    • Perform other duties as required
    • Conduct monthly and quarterly account reconciliations to ensure accurate reporting and ledger maintenance
    • Review all inter-company transactions and ensure reconciliations are up till date
    • Analyze financial statements for discrepancies and other issues that should be brought to the CFO’s attention

    Required Competencies

    • BS degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field, from an accredited university required
    • Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures and principles
    • Minimum of 4 years audit/accounting experience required.
    • Prior experience and knowledge in the use of software packages such as Microsoft Excel, Word, Access, and most importantly SAP.
    • Extensive knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures of GAAP.
    • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
    • Enthusiasm and high level of job interest.
    • Possess excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Demonstrates the ability of relate well with all customers and peers.
    • Ability to prioritize and organize to maximize quality, value, and service.
    • Possesses and applies fundamental accounting and financial concepts necessary to analyze financial position of the organization.
    • Remain current on all financial regulations and standards

    Method of Application

    Applicants should forward their CVs and cover letter to: careers@terragonltd.com using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

    Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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