Accountant needed at Uncle Stan’s Foods

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Job title : Accountant

Job Location : Lagos

Deadline : October 15, 2023

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About the Role

  • We are seeking to engage an accountant who is responsible for overseeing accounting functions such as processing incoming and outgoing payments and preparing financial reports for management decisions.
  • The ideal candidate will ensure timely maintenance and accuracy of financial records and statements throughout the fiscal year.


The specific responsibilities of the role include:

  • Collect and reconcile daily sales reports from all outlets.
  • Enter sales data into Excel and prepare sales reports for management.
  • Ensure arithmetic accuracy of reports by checking and cross-checking figures.
  • Prepare and make bank deposits.
  • Lodge all cash received to the designated company bank at specified times.
  • Collect weekly reports from the Production Manager, store keeper and procurement officer compare quantity produced versus units sold, and address discrepancies.
  • Maintain daily accounting records, posting all sales and transactions.
  • Record accounts payable, entering cheques and payments .
  • Schedule monthly VAT and PAYE payments.
  • Process incoming and outgoing payments in compliance with financial policies and procedures.
  • Manage accounts payables and receivables, maintaining an up-to-date billing system and financial records.
  • Track, process, and reconcile payments and expenditures, including payroll, purchase orders, invoices, statements, and refund requisitions.
  • Prepare invoices, payment schedules, and confirm proof of payments.
  • Perform monthly bank statement reconciliation.
  • Code invoices, including bills for utilities, taxes, and miscellaneous expenses.
  • Manage payment terminals and ensure proper functioning of POS terminals.
  • Record and distribute petty cash, verifying documentation for entries.
  • Identify and investigate discrepancies.
  • Review purchase orders and receipts for vendor invoices.
  • Confirm legitimacy of invoices and reconcile discrepancies.
  • Maintain and update the asset register.
  • Generate financial statements and reports detailing account statuses.
  • Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports.
  • Perform any other tasks as assigned.


  • Bs.c/HND in Accounting, Finance or in related field.
  • At least 1-2 years of experience in retail, food or related field.
  • Good knowledge of accounting regulations and procedures.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables.
  • Experience with general ledger functions.
  • Strong attention to detail and good analytical skills.

How to Apply for this Offer

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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