Account (Finance) Manager

Overview of the Job

An Accounts Manager handles the overall management and supervision of the accounting department with a primary emphasis on ensuring that financial records are accurate and up to date, and that there is timely and accurate delivery of financial statements and reporting.

Job Responsibilities

  •  Supervise and administer the general accounting functions, including, but not limited to: accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger, and tax
  • Oversee the daily activities of the accounting department and ensuring that all major projects, month-end, and year-end reports are completed accurately and on time.
  • Hire, train. and motivate accounting staff members while supervising and delegatingdepartment tasks. Conduct performance evaluations, coordinate training programs,and identify training needs.
  • Create, monitor, and evaluate financial systems within their organizations. Collect,analyze, verify, and report financial information to document firms’ financialperformance and position companies to make well-informed financial decisions.
  • Assess current practices and procedures, and make recommendations forimprovements
  • Prepare, review, and analyze financial statements to ensure accuracy and completeness
  • Conduct research into various aspects of accounting to ensure conformity withgenerally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  • Analyze financial data and creating reports for management, stakeholders, and externalparties, such as vendors or lenders.
  • Ensure companies’ financial wellbeing by tracking revenue and expenses,
  • Maintain accurate and complete financial records and participating in audits orreconciliations, as needed.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • Account Manager, Junior Account Manager or relevant role
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a managerial role
  • Experience in Hospitality and FCMG industries/sectors
  • Professional memberships must include ICAN and similar membership
  • Must be Nigerian

Key Skills and Abilities

  •  Competent in Financial budgeting, cost control and procedural implementation
  • Must be articulate in English with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong leadership skills with a dedication to driving and achieving results
  • Knowledge of employee relationship building and performance management techniques
  • Strong understanding of accounting principles, standards and regulations
  • Understanding of management principles
  • Proficiency with computers, especially bookkeeping software and MS Office
Job Category: Accountancy Finance
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: ikoyi Lagos

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