Job Vacancy for an Accountant at First Business Alliance

First Business Alliance was born out of the desire to redefine the office experience and to create spaces for the modern individual. With thoughtful consideration of the evolving nature of work, we create nurturing and collaborative communities that empower our clients to do their best work.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Accountant

Location: Lagos

Key Roles & Responsibilities

  • Daily input of sales in the log book, prepare and post journal entries
  • Prepare receipts and invoices
  • Prepare financial monthly reports which includes the following ;
  • Budget, Expected vs Actual Income Statement, Profit & Loss Statement and Prepare requisition
  • Prepare weekly, monthly bank reconciliation statements
  • Prepare Bi-monthly and Key Performance Indicator (KPI) report to management on Financials
  • Manage General Ledger maintenance process
  • Ensure proper recording of revenue, purchases,disposals and all other transactions.
  • Maintain Purchase Order Processing system and process cheque and online payments.
  • Process Accounts Payable paperwork at completion of the payment process.
  • Oversee document management within the department.
  • Handle payroll related issues hand in hand with the Business Manager.
  • Manage petty cash account and ensure timely reimbursement.
  • Assist in tracking and maintaining company insurance policies (except Employee Benefits,which are maintained by the HR Department).
  • Manage monthly account, close activities and reconciliation.
  • Assist in preparation of periodic financial statement Account Audit
  • Be Involved in tax authority matters with Tax consultants
  • Perform such other accounting, financial, or administrative tasks as may be required from time to time quite often on short notice by the Business Manager
  • Post all financial activities on Sage 50 Accounting software (Peachtree)
  • Accountabilities
  • Day to day Financial status


Job Attributes
The job and role attributes are as follows:

  • Excellent research and analytical skills
  • Written & verbal communication skills
  • Good presentation and report writing skills
  • Highly numerate
  • Multitasking skills

Key Interfaces:

  • Business Manager and Managing Director, All units within the organization and external contacts (bankers, auditors, suppliers, etc)

Skills and Qualification

  • B.S./ B.A. Degree in Accounting
  • Substantial proven performance in a supervisory role
  • Outstanding communication, teaming and interpersonal skills.
  • Fluency in English

Deadline: 19th October, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to: using the “Job title” as subject of the email.


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