Accounting Associate
Swift consulting


Job Title Accounting Associate
Organisation Swift consulting
Location Lagos
Experience 2 - 5 years
Minimum Qualification University Degree B.SC or B.A
Application Closes Monday, 18 March 2019


Job Title: Accounting Associate
Job Description

  • Plan, Implement and manage the financial activities of assigned clients
  • Prepare and advise clients with monthly financial statement and management report
  • Ensure timely submission of monthly VAT and PAYE reports to tax consultants
  • Ensure that annual audit requirements are met
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Reconcile account balances and bank statements.
  • Thorough follow up with clients to ensure financial actions advised are adhered to
  • Budget preparation and control
  • Budget variance analysis
  • Inventory monitoring and report

Key Requirements

  • Professionalism
  • Excellent use of MS Office Suite
  • Knowledge of Financial Systems / Programs
  • Customer service skills
  • Communication skills
  • Numeric skills
  • Business ethics
  • Ability to plan, manage and follow through on assignments and communicate at all levels of the leadership within the organization – in a timely professional manner
  • Demonstrated ability to handle confidential information in a sensitive and tactful manner.
  • Deadline oriented
  • Being proactive.

Desired candidate should possess:

  • Excellent knowledge of accounting regulations and procedures, including the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • Hands-on experience with accounting software
  • Advanced MS Excel skills
  • Proven experience (1-2 years) as an accountant
  • Female not more than 26 years ( client’s strict specification)
  • Should have or have started processing relevant certifications ( Chartered Accountant or Chartered Management Accountant).

Application closed on: Monday, 18 March 2019

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