Accountant needed at FHON Consulting

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Job title : Accountant

Job Location : Lagos

Deadline : December 05, 2023

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Job Description

  • As an accountant, you will be responsible for managing financial records, analyzing financial data, and ensuring the accuracy of financial transactions within the organization.
  • Your role will involve preparing financial statements, conducting financial analysis, maintaining financial records, and providing support for budgeting and forecasting activities.
  • You will play a crucial role in ensuring compliance with relevant financial regulations and supporting the organization’s financial decision-making processes.


  • Prepare and examine financial records, ensuring accuracy, completeness, and compliance with relevant regulations and policies.
  • Analyze financial data and provide insights and recommendations to management for improving financial performance.
  • Prepare financial statements, including balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements, in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) or applicable accounting standards.
  • Assist in the preparation of budgets, forecasts, and financial plans, providing input and analysis to support the decision-making process.
  • Maintain general ledger accounts by reconciling transactions and conducting regular reviews to identify and correct discrepancies.
  • Perform month-end and year-end close processes, ensuring timely and accurate completion of financial reporting activities.
  • Monitor and analyze financial transactions, ensuring adherence to internal controls and identifying any potential risks or areas for improvement.
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, such as auditors, tax consultants, and regulatory agencies, to facilitate audits, tax filings, and compliance requirements.
  • Prepare and file tax returns, ensuring compliance with applicable tax laws and regulations.
  • Assist in developing and implementing financial policies, procedures, and systems to enhance efficiency and internal controls.
  • Provide guidance and support to other departments on financial matters, including expense management and budgetary control.
  • Stay updated on changes in accounting standards, regulations, and best practices, and ensure their implementation within the organization.
  • Support special projects and initiatives, such as system implementations, process improvements, or financial analysis for business expansion plans.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field. Professional certification (e.g., CPA, CMA) is a plus.
  • 2 – 5 years relevant work experience.
  • Proven work experience as an accountant or in a similar financial role, preferably in a corporate setting.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles, financial reporting standards, and regulatory requirements.
  • Proficient in using accounting software and MS Office applications, particularly Excel for financial analysis and reporting.
  • Experience with ERP systems (e.g., SAP, Oracle) is beneficial.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in data analysis, financial statements, and reports.
  • Solid understanding of internal controls and their application in financial processes.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to interpret and present financial data effectively.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Integrity and confidentiality when handling sensitive financial information.
  • Knowledge of tax regulations and experience in tax compliance is desirable.
  • Continuous learning mindset to stay updated on industry trends and advancements in accounting and finance.
  • Candidate should reside around Lekki and environs.

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