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NGO Job for Accountant


Stresert Services Limited – Our client, a Non-Governmental Organization, is seeking suitably qualified candidates for the position below:

Job Title: Accountant 

Location: Lagos

Job Summary

  • The job holder will process and reconcile a wide variety of accounting documents such as invoices, departmental billings, employee reimbursements, bank reconciliation, cash receipts, vendor statements, and journal vouchers; review and code financial information; prepare and process documents to disburse funds, make deposits and prepare reports; compile and review information for accuracy; and maintain records.

Detailed Description

  • Documents financial transactions by entering account information.
  • Recommends financial actions by analyzing accounting options.
  • Summarizes current financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports.
  • Substantiates financial transactions by auditing documents.
  • Maintains accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures.
  • Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.
  • Secures financial information by completing data base backups.
  • Maintains financial security by following internal controls.
  • Prepares payments by verifying documentation, and requesting disbursements.
  • Answers accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policy and regulations.
  • Complies with federal, state, and local financial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions.
  • Prepares special financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge.
  • Accomplish the result by performing the duty
  • Any other duty of similar deliverable that may be assigned from time to time

Education/ Experience

  • Must have 3 – 5 years work experience in similar accounting duties.
  • Previous exposure in a related NGO is desired.
  • The ideal candidate is preferably Female.

Desired Skills:

  • Organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Previous experience in an NGO would be an advantage
  • Corporate Finance, confidentiality
  • Reporting skills, deadline-oriented, time management
  • Reasoning ability, mathematical ability, and logical thinking skills
  • Data entry management, Problem solving skills
  • Proficient with MS Office (word, excel, Power point) a MUST and accounting software usage.
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills

N100, 000 and above (base on experience).

Deadline: 19th May, 2017.

How to Apply 

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV’s to: mgtpositions@stresert.com using ‘RSA2’ as subject of mail 


  • Candidates who do not meet the above criteria need not apply.
  • Wrongly titled applications will not be opened be guided.

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