Financial Account / Administrative Officer Recruitment

Talents and Skills Africa Consulting - Our client, an Engineering firm is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Financial Account / Administrative Officer
Job Location: Ikoyi, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary
Our client, an Engineering firm specializing in power systems planning and maintenance as well as other power-related projects and engineering services is currently hiring an experienced Financial Accountant, who will also serve as the Admin officer overseeing daily business operations.

Job Description

  • Prepare asset, liability and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information.
  • Document financial transactions by entering account information.
  • Recommend financial actions by analyzing accounting options
  • Summarize current financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement and other reports.
  • Substantiate financial transactions by auditing documents.
  • Maintain accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures.
  • Direct internal and external audits to ensure compliance.
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.
  • Plan and coordinate administrative procedures and systems and devise ways to streamline processes.
  • Assess staff performance and provide coaching and guidance to ensure maximum efficiency.
  • Ensure the smooth and adequate flow of information within the company to facilitate other business operations.
  • Recruit and train personnel and allocate responsibilities and office space.
  • Monitor inventory of office supplies and the purchasing of new material with attention to budgetary constraints.
  • Monitor costs and expenses to assist in budget preparation.
  • Organize and supervise office activities.
  • Ensure operations adhere to policies and regulations.
  • Keep abreast with all organizational changes and business developments.

Job Qualifications

  • HND or BSc in Accounting or any related course.
  • CIMA, ACCA or ICAN membership is an added advantage.

Job Requirements:

  • Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures and principles.
  • Minimum of 3 years working experience in accounting/administrative role.
  • Excellent accounting software user (Peachtree or Sage) and administration skills.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills.
  • In-depth understanding of office management procedures and departmental and legal policies.
  • Familiarity with financial and facilities management principles and customer service procedures.
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented- having an eye for details required in managing tasks and reporting.
  • Strategic planning skills and resourcefulness.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Curriculum Vitae to: with the application title as the subject of the mail.

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