Finance Officer at Owens and Xley Consults

Owens and Xley is a business consulting and advisory company. We offer strategic services in the areas of business advisory, business development and planning to small businesses that would otherwise not have access to the technical competencies available to bigger companies. We know the role good planning plays in any business and its associated costs, and the initial capital challenges faced by small a business, which is why we have developed solutions which ensure that the small business owners still have access to the technical skill but at a fraction of the cost. We aim to help entrepreneurs and small business owners get better business results with less cost.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Finance Officer

Location: Yaba, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • In this role, you will be responsible for cash flow management, monitoring income and expenditure, as well as reviewing account reconciliations
  • You will also maintain financial records, ensure data accuracy, and the entry of all transactions on the accounting software.


  • Prepare and process transactions in accordance with statutory regulations and company’s policies and procedures.
  • Prepare monthly financial reports to show profit and loss, cash flow, and balance sheet. Work with the Business Director in the preparation and planning of budgets for events and food production
  • Provide budget data and report on budget performance
  • Recommend cost management initiatives and assist with the development of business strategies by preparing financial forecast
  • Maintain records and receipts for daily transactions.
  • Ensure financial records are up-to-date with the latest transactions and changes.
  • Perform periodic financial analysis to detect and resolve discrepancies.
  • Conduct a review of sales and revenue and reconcile accounts monthly.
  • Prepare the monthly payroll schedule and employees’ pay stubs to indicate deductions (statutory and penalties), reimbursements, bonuses or any other allowances.
  • Process the remittance of monthly taxes as well as pension deductions and ensure that invoices from HMO providers are processed.
  • Provide advisory to Management on how to cut costs, improve revenue and boost profits.


  • B.Sc / HND in Accounting, or related field , ICAN, CFA, or ACCA certification is an advantage
  • 2+ years related experience.
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office and familiarity with relevant computer software e.g. SAP.
  • Understanding of accounting and financial processes.
  • Technical know-how on financial report writing
  • Analytical and proven problem-solving skills.
  • Great attention to detail.
  • Strategic thinking & time management skill
  • Strong interpersonal & identifiable influencing skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to work well with management and staff at all levels
  • High level of accuracy, efficiency and accountability
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Work well as part of a team
  • Must be discreet and professional
  • Must have the ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently without errors.

Deadline: 8th February, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send an updated copy of their Resume to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.


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