Accountant Recruitment at HReade Limited

HReade Limited is a human resource consulting firm which adopts a collaborative approach in ensuring our Clients build competitive advantages through their people thereby increasing value for stakeholders and customers.

The most invaluable asset in an organization is its people. Our goal at HReade is to provide solutions and consultancy services on how organizations can fully utilize their human capital to ensure that their strategic goals and objectives are met.

We are currently recruiting into the following position:

Position Title: Accountant

Location: Lagos

Job Summary

Responsible for overseeing and directing general accounting operations within the firm including the preparation and review of periodic accounting reports, budgets, verification of accounts, bookkeeping, managing staff payroll, financial reporting and computing and remitting statutory deductions.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Maintains work relationships with banks and statutory agencies, tax authorities, external auditors, vendors, clients and financial stakeholders;
  • Prepares monthly bank reconciliation statements, petty cash analysis and prepares cheques for payments;
  • Compiles and remits vat, paye ,wht and other statutory deductions to the appropriate government bodies;
  • Checks and verifies documents such as requisition, invoices and purchase orders and contacts vendors to correct errors;
  • Prepares and tracks accounting records, financial statements and other financial records and ensures compliance to financial reporting standards;
  • Manages financial expenditures within the firm and ensures that all administrative costs, staff expenses and operational costs stay within the allocated budget;
  • Ensures funds are available for expenditure;
  • Compiles information and prepares spreadsheets to assist external auditors in internal and external statement preparations;
  • Routes payment documents for approval by the managing partner;
  • Posts an updates accounting transactions using sage;
  • Prepares monthly payroll according to lirs guidelines, processing of salaries and preparation of payslips;
  • Prepares and manages the firm’s yearly budgets;
  • Prepares and mails invoices to vendors;
  • Prepares accounts receivable and payable;
  • Follows up with clients on accounts receivable;
  • Checks documents for accuracy of name, amount, and date;
  • Prepares monthly, quarterly, bi-annually, and annual returns of income and expenditure;
  • Manages and monitors inflow and outflow of cash;
  • Acts as the custodian of cheque books and other related documents;
  • Ensures that the books of accounts are kept in accordance with the firm’s policies and accounting standards;
  • Liaises with auditors and ensures prompt reply to audit queries;
  • Processes expense reports for employee expenses;
  • Prepares monthly inventory reports for inventory management;
  • Develops accounting policies for the firm.

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • ICAN or ACCA or CFA (mandatory)

Work Experience:

  • 3 – 5 years’ work experience as an accountant

Technical Requirements:

  • Proficiency in the use of accounting software package

Skills Required:

  • Deciding and initiating action
  • Analyzing
  • Applying expertise and technology
  • Ability to work well with a team
  • Presenting and communicating information
  • Writing and reporting
  • Adhering to principles and values
  • Relating and networking
  • Planning and organizing
  • Following instructions and procedures

Application Deadline: Not Specified.

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