Accountant Job at Alan & Grant


Alan & Grant - Our client is a leading capital market conglomerate offering Wealth Management Services, Stockbroking Services, Registrars Services, Corporate Financing and Trustee services.

They are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Accountant
Job Location:
 Lagos
Zip/Postal Code: 234
Industry: Financial Services

Job Summary

  • Provide full financial and management accounting services to the Management, especially, MD/CEO.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure that an appropriate financial policy framework is in place to guide management decision-making, particularly in the areas of assets and liability management (ALM).
  • Establish comprehensive operational guidelines & workflows covering all business transactions and processes.
  • Maintain contacts and liaise with bankers, auditors, regulatory authorities (SEC, NSE, PFAs, and e.t.c), tax authorities (Federal & State) to ensure compliance and long term financial security and stability.
  • Participate in meetings of departmental heads as necessary and work closely with all departmental heads/management team, advising them on likely financial consequences of all proposed courses of actions.
  • Be prepared to act as a member of project management team as necessary.
  • Ensure accuracy and integrity of all financial records and data input.
  • Ensure production of accurate monthly and quarterly performance reports and management accounts.
  • Ensure financial and other reporting systems are maintained in accordance with company’s accounting policies and relevant standards required by regulatory bodies, management and external auditors.
  • Prepare weekly and monthly banks’ reconciliation reports.
  • Ensure error-free trades posting into software(s) and timely settlement.
  • Manage and monitor daily cash position to ensure effective liquidity management as well as minimize company’s exposures/liability
  • Production and submission of quarterly reports and any other reports as may be requested to SEC in specified format.
  • Ensure effective coordination of offers processes and returns rending to issuing houses.

Requirements
Education, Skills and Experience:

  • A minimum of first Degree in any Management Science/Social Science related discipline preferably in Accounting, Economics/Finance.
  • Minimum of 5 years post-graduate work experience with a minimum of 3 years in a strategic/similar position in the financial services sector
  • Professional qualification- A minimum of ACA/ACCA is compulsory while other qualifications such as ACS, ACTI, CFA will be added advantage.
  • Good planner with analytical and problem solving flair.
  • Strategic thinker with superb ability to micro manage and ensure operational excellence.
  • Good attitude of seeing other departments/staff colleagues as internal clients.
  • Commitment to providing accurate and timely information to a high standard.
  • Ability to demonstrate oral and written communication excellence to staff and nonstaff.
  • Ability to coach and develop colleagues and delegate accountability to encourage staff responsibility and engagement.
  • Excellent understanding of financial and accounting systems.
  • Good grasp of accounting software and Microsoft Office, especially Excel at a minimum of intermediate level.
  • Ability to adapt to changing situation and structures.
  • A good team builder and manager.