Accountant Job at AMS Financial Group


AMS Finance & Management is a financial services company, providing top-notch investment and financial solutions. We are licensed with and regulated by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Accountant

Job Location: Abuja
Job Type: Full Time
Supervises: Account Officers
Grade Level: GL 5 STEP 5

Objective / Purpose of Job Level

  • Responsible for the management and reporting of financial data of the company
    . preparing financial statements, examining and analyzing the company’s accounts, accurate record keeping and payment of taxes, ensuring the company’s compliance with financial reporting and other standard accounting procedures.

Working Relationships:

  • Internal All departments as required.

Key Responsibilities

  • Reconciling the company’s bank statements and bookkeeping ledgers.
  • Maintaining accurate financial records.
  • Complete analysis of the company’s expenditures
  • Generate and manage the company’s financial reports using income and expenditure data.
  • Computing, filing and remitting taxes and other financial obligations
  • Initiating and managing financial and accounting software used by the company.
  • Collaborating with various internal departments to ensure that they fulfill all customer requests.
  • Complying with all company, local, state, and federal accounting and financial regulations.
  • Creating periodic reports, such as balance sheets, profit & loss statements, etc.
  • Performing audits and resolving discrepancies.
  • Keeping abreast with current finance and accounting legislations.
  • Assisting management in the decision-making process by preparing budgets and financial forecasts.
  • Prepare asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information
  • Guide accounting clerical staff by coordinating activities and answering questions
  • Secure financial information by completing database backups
  • Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and generally accepted accounting procedures
  • Liaise with internal and external audits to ensure compliance
  • Coordinate month-end and year-end account closing processes.
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable standards i.e. Nigerian Accounting Standards
  • Board (NASB), rules, regulations, and systems of internal control.
  • Aid in the implementation of new accounting policies, standards, and guidelines
  • Provide accurate, timely, and relevant analysis of financial information
  • Identify areas for financial improvement and spearhead improvements to processes
  • Assist with and act as the primary point-of-contact for auditor requests
  • Handle sensitive information in a confidential manner.

Qualifications

  • A minimum of Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and other Accounting Professional qualification / Certification, ICAN.
  • Certificates from reputable institutions are an added advantage.
  • Experience: A minimum of 7 years post-graduation experience, out of which at least 6 must have been in the financial industry, and at least 3 years’ experience in a Managerial role.

Skills and Competency Requirements:

  • Experience with accounting software and data entry
  • Advanced knowledge and experience of spreadsheets
  • Strong analytical, communication, and computer skills.
  • Understanding of mathematics and financial processes.
  • Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures and principles
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to communicate effectively across the organization
  • Thorough knowledge of general ledger accounting and account reconciliation.

Key Competencies Required (The Skills Required For The Job):
Technical / Functional:

  • Excellent reporting skills
  • Teamworking skills and a collaborative approach to work
  • Decision-making skills
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize your workload
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office and accounting software.

Behavioral Skills:

  • Dependability
  • Integrity
  • Attention to detail
  • Cooperation
  • Time Management
  • Well-organized and reliable
  • Excellent leadership and decision-making abilities.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: careers@amsfinanceltd.com using the Job position as the subject of the email.

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