External Accountant Job at Substrat Limited

Substrat Limited is an educational service and consulting firm that has successfully completed several school setup or restructuring projects.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: External Accountant

Job Location: Abuja
Employment Type: Contract

Job Summary

  • We are seeking an experienced external outsourced accountant to join our team on a contract basis weekly in Abuja.
  • The ideal candidate will have a strong background in taxation, paye, and bookkeeping, with a proven track record of accuracy and attention to detail.


  • Manage and maintain accurate financial records, including bookkeeping, ledgers, and accounts payable/receivable.
  • Ensure compliance with local taxation laws and regulations, including timely and accurate filing of tax returns.
  • Stay informed about changes in financial regulations and best practices to ensure compliance and efficiency.
  • Provide financial advice and guidance to optimize financial performance and minimize tax liabilities.
  • Process payee calculations and payments, staying updated on relevant changes in payee regulations.
  • Prepare financial statements and reports for review by management and external stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with internal teams to ensure accurate financial data and provide insights for decision-making.
  • Reconcile bank statements and financial discrepancies, investigating and resolving any issues.
  • Assist in budgeting and forecasting processes to support effective financial planning.
  • Maintain confidentiality of sensitive financial information and uphold ethical standards.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or a related field (Master's degree or professional certifications are a plus).
  • Proven experience as an accountant with expertise in taxation, payee, and bookkeeping.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy in financial record-keeping.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
  • Strong knowledge of local financial regulations and tax laws in Abuja, Nigeria.
  • Proficient with accounting software and Microsoft Office suite.
  • Previous experience in outsourced accounting or consulting is advantageous.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resume to: substratltd@gmail.com using the Job Position as the subject of the email.