Financial Accountant needed at Shuttlers

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Job title : Financial Accountant

Job Location : Lagos

Deadline : May 30, 2024

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Job Summary

  • The financial accountant will be responsible for overseeing the financial operations of the company, ensuring compliance with accounting standards, and providing financial analysis to support decision-making processes.
  • The ideal candidate will be a strategic thinker, possess excellent analytical skills, and have a thorough understanding of financial management principles and practices.

Job Details

  • Oversee the day-to-day financial operations of Shuttlers, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and general ledger accounting.
  • Responsible for all accounting operational activities like Management Information System, Balance sheet, P&L, billing, A/R, A/P, cost accounting, and revenue recognition 
  • Develop and implement financial policies, procedures, and internal controls to ensure compliance with accounting standards and regulations.
  • Prepare and analyze financial statements, including balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements, to provide accurate and timely financial information to support decision-making processes.
  • Provide support in the annual budgeting process, ensuring that budgets are prepared on a timely basis and are consistent with the company’s strategic goals and  monitor annual budgets and forecasts across the company and report budget performance and variances to the Management
  • Monitor and control expenses to ensure that they are within budgeted amounts.
  • Ensure tax and statutory compliance (I.e VAT, PAYE) for the group with all government agencies including FIRS, LIRS, etc. 
  • Manage the year-end reporting and audit functions for the group by working with internal accounting team and external auditors. 
  • Manage relationships with external stakeholders, including auditors, tax authorities, and regulatory bodies.
  • Participate in strategic planning initiatives, providing financial analysis and recommendations to support the development of the company’s long-term strategic goals.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, including banks, investors, and other financial institutions.

Requirements

  • 5+ years experience in Finance and Accounting
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or a related field. 
  • Professional accounting certification (ICAN or ACCA) is required.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to adapt to a constantly changing and fast paced work environment
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite Applications (Excel, Powerpoint) 
  • Excellent knowledge of Accounting Software (Sage, Quickbooks, Microsoft Dynamics etc)
  • Experience in managing multiple internal and external stakeholders.
  • Experience in engaging different groups of Regulators.
  • Experience in designing and maintaining chart of accounts.
  • Experience in end-end financial and management reporting.

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