Head of Accounts


Position: Head of Accounts

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Salary: Negotiable

 

Our Client, a reputable FMCG manufacturing company with various product lines including oral care, laundry care and personal care products, is looking to hire a very experienced accounting professional as Head of Accounts for their company.

Responsibilities

  • Managing and overseeing the daily operations of the accounting department.
  • Monitoring and analyzing accounting data and produce financial reports or statements.
  • Establishing and enforcing proper accounting methods, policies and principles.
  • Coordinate and complete annual audits.
  • Provide recommendations.
  • Improve systems and procedures and initiate corrective action.
  • Assign projects and direct staff to ensure compliance and accuracy.
  • Meet financial accounting objectives.
  • Establish and maintain fiscal files and records to document transactions.

Requirements

  • BSc degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum of 10 years relevant accounting experience in a similar FMCG manufacturing company.
  • Advanced computer skills on MS Office, accounting software and databases
  • Ability to manipulate large amounts of data
  • Proven knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting principles, practices, standards, laws and regulations
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to direct and supervise