ACCOUNTANT VACANCY AT A RENEWABLE ENERGY COMPANY
Posted: 11/Sep/2019

We are a pan-African electricity company specializing in the generation of solar energy, with a focus on medium-scale solar systems (20 kWp to 2 MWp). Unlike many other international solar companies, we have built a strong local team of engineers and technicians offering a fully integrated solution from design, to installation and maintenance. Company is headquartered in Lagos Nigeria with a branch office in Accra Ghana.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Accountant

Location: Lagos
Department: Finance
Reports to: Accounting Manager

Key Responsibilities
Preparation and processing of accounting records as instructed by the Accounting Manager
Responsibility to understand Group policies and procedures relevant to each task and ensure that they are properly applied to the work assigned
Ensures all Companies Requisition vouchers are typed and properly filed after payments have been made. Filing of day to day documents for easy retrievals
Provide the necessary support to entire Finance team, external auditors and other statutory examiners. Reviewing and verifying accuracy of data.
Responsibility to escalate promptly questions and issues relating to work required and materials processed. Assist with the filing of annual financial statements
Update daily cashbook and handle daily requested and petty cash disbursements, imprest for the office. Prepare invoices for all projects and monthly customer statements.
Assists with the preparation of the annual and mid-year budgets.
Prepare reconciliation of payments to clients when necessary.
Be in charge of lodgement of cheques to appropriate banks
Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
All other duties as assigned.

Experience and Skills Required
First degree in Accounting from a university with a minimum of 1-year experience with knowledge of accounting, finance, statistics, arithmetic and their application
Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers, vendors and clients
Familiar with using Accounting Software and strong MS - Excel skills
Must be well-organized and process-oriented with eyes for details
A good team player and excellent with working with set deadlines
Not shy to ask questions and quick to raise issues if any arise
Flexible and curious, keen to learn

Key Performance Areas
Assist the CFO and the Accounting Manager to performs professional accounting work and providing information to staff regarding accounting practices and procedures, and reconciling general ledger accounts;
Ensure that all requests from employees are handled and delivered in record time.

Application Closing Date
30th October, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: Kehinde@saphiredegrees.com

Note
CV file should be in MS-Word or Adobe PDF format only
Please write the position applied for in the email subject column

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