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Accountant needed at Rhizome Consulting

Job title : Accountant

Job Location : Abuja

Deadline : May 16, 2024

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  • S/he will be responsible for preparing financial statements, alongside diverse reports for managerial insights and decision-making.
  • S/he will assist in annual budgeting and forecasting while monitoring the organisation’s financial performance and recommending solutions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare and present timely and accurate financial statements, including project accounting, balance sheets, income statements and cash flow statements.
  • Generate various financial reports and analysis to provide insights to management for decision-making purposes.
  • Assist in the preparation of annual budgets and forecasts, working closely with management and other units to gather relevant information and ensure alignment with the organisation’s goals and objectives.
  • Monitor budget-to-actual performance to identify variances and provide explanations as well as recommendations for corrective actions.
  • Prepare and submit accurate tax returns, ensuring compliance with all local, state and federal tax regulations.
  • Stay updated on tax laws and regulations to ensure the organisation’s tax strategies remain effective and compliant
  • Collaborate with internal and external auditors during financial audits to provide necessary documentation and explanations to ensure a smooth audit process
  • Analyse financial data and trends to identify opportunities for cost reduction, revenue enhancement and process improvement.
  • Provide insights into financial performance and assist in making informed strategic decisions.
  • Oversee payroll processing, ensuring accuracy in calculations, deductions and timely disbursement of employee salaries
  • Stay updated on relevant accounting standards and regulations to ensure accurate financial reporting and adherence to industry best practices.
  • Identify areas of inefficiency in financial processes and recommend and implement improvements to enhance accuracy and efficiency

Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or in Accounting, Finance or a related field of study.
  • Associate or membership certification from ICAN, ANAN or ACCA

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role, preferably within a professional services or management consulting firm.
  • Strong understanding of accounting principles, financial reporting, and tax regulations.
  • Proficiency in accounting software and MS Excel; experience with ERP systems is an added advantage.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy in data entry and analysis.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to interpret financial data and provide insights.
  • Effective communication skills to present financial information clearly to non-financial stakeholders.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Strong organisational skills to manage multiple tasks and deadlines effectively.
  • High level of integrity and professionalism when dealing with sensitive financial information.

How to Apply for this Offer

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: vacancies@rhizomeng.com using the position as subject of email.

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