Senior Accountant

  • Full Time
  • Lagos
  • Full Time
  • Lagos

Website Ascentech Services Limited

Senior Accountant at Ascentech Services Limited

Ascentech Services Limited is a full-fledged Human Resource Solution Provider incorporated in 2013 with its Head Office in Lagos, Nigeria. We are committed to forging long-term partnerships with our clients by creating and delivering robust and flexible services that address the changing needs of their business.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Accountant

Reports to: Managing Director
Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Responsible for day to day finance and accounts operations for PPS and its sister organisations.
Provide managerial and oversight for all accounting functions
Provide accurate, timely periodic financial statements of PPS and its sister organisation to management
Provide direction to all accounting staff under your supervision.
Provide oversight of assets and finances of PPS and its sister organisations.
Manages overall responsibility for accounting related information for PPS and its sister organisations.
Oversight include monitoring purchases compared to the budget, accounts payable, general ledger, payroll, and capital expenditures/equipment.
Reconciliation of all cash accounts and monitoring of cash receipts and disbursements.
Evaluate the performance and professional development of staff.
Assist in the management of the overall operational, budgetary, and financial responsibilities and activities of PPS and its sister organisations.
Make business decisions that are financially responsible, accountable, justifiable, and defensible in accordance with organization policies and procedures.
Handle full spectrum of financial and cost accounting role e.g. AR, AP, GL, forecasting, budgeting etc.
Supervises end-of-period processes and supports the analysis of the periodical business performance, budgets, and forecasts.
Management and coordination of activities relating to Vendors/Procurement.
Responsible for timely monthly, separate and consolidated financial statements, payments, cash-flow management reporting for submission to management
Establish and maintain systems for cost-sensitivity analysis and early-warning of cost-overruns.
Work consultatively with the respective departments on cost reduction initiatives
Review & approve payment vouchers & journal entries.
Perform cash flow forecasting, budgeting and working closely with the operations and project teams in analyzing margins, variances and cost analysis.
Overseeing the maintenance and reconciliation of Goods Receipts/ Invoice Receipt Account.
Create and enhance financial policies and procedures across the accounting department as well as the wider Finance department.
Ensures consistency in procedures and policies across the accounting department and that these policies are appropriately set for the achievement of the business’s overall goals and objectives.
Leads compliance with the business’s internal corporate framework policies and finance manuals.
Assist in auditing activities by providing necessary information and preparing requested documentations.
Monthly evaluating of Unapplied Advance Payment to determine the risk level.
Monitors expenditures, analyze revenues and determine budget variances
Perform month-end accounting activities such as reconciliations and journal entries.
Develops reports on all accounting related matters inclusive of taxation matters. These reports accompany pro-active advice and recommendations on the business’s financial approaches from an accounting and taxation perspective.
Formulate and oversee the implementation of the company’s accounting policies
Ensure completeness and accuracy of the company’s records (e.g. Clients, Suppliers, Banks, Employees, Management, Government and its relevant agencies etc.)
Perform any other duty assigned by the Managing Director

Required Qualification and Experience

First Degree must be in Accounting
Must be a Certified member of ICAN/ACCA
Must have Manufacturing Industry Background
Minimum of 7 years’ core experience in accounting/management account
Excellent strategic planning skills.
Ability to work independently and highly meticulous.
Ability to lead and manage a team effectively.
Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
Knowledge of Oracle Financials or any other financial software.

Application Closing Date
25th February, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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