Health / Medical

Accountant in a Healthcare Organization – Spurt

Spurt – Our client is a Healthcare organization offering an integrative approach for total wellness using medicines. They offer essential pharmaceutical services such as medical consulting and pharmaceutical care. They have carved a niche by providing excellent medical and wellness counselling services, educating people on available options in obtaining complete healthcare solutions.

They are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Accountant

Location: Lekki Phase 1, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Industry: Healthcare
Reports To: General Manager

Job Description

  • Our client is looking for an exceptional candidate to take on the role of an Accountant.
  • This is an exciting role responsible for hiring, administering pay, benefits, leave, and enforcing the company policies and practices.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure statutory compliance and timely filing of tax returns- VAT, CIT, NHF, PAYE
  • Process tax clearance certificates, Withholding Tax reconciliation and utilization reporting.
  • Gather and monitor financial data like sales revenues and liabilities
  • Ensure daily posting of all necessary ledgers of account accordingly
  • Preparation of weekly, monthly financial reports.
  • Managing office cash and updating transfer payments with supporting documents.
  • Assist with the preparation of annual budgets for the company and also collate/monitor departmental budgets
  • Invoice preparation and receipts generation
  • Reconciling and balancing all financial records
  • Disbursing funds necessary for office operations e.g., transport and office supplies
  • Track and confirm payments from customers and any other bank activity.
  • Create well detailed financial reports for management and audit purposes
  • Monitor and report on any account discrepancies
  • Conduct a detailed risk analysis to assess potential investment opportunities and advise management on risks
  • Perform month-end and year-end close processes.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements.
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting of accounting information system to strengthen efficiency.
  • Perform an internal audit to substantiate financial statements and transactions.
  • Comply with federal, state, and local financial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance or Accounting.
  • 3 – 5 years relevant work experience in accounting.
  • ACA is an added advantage
  • Experience with creating financial statements
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end / year-end close process
  • Experience in researching as it relates to accounting issues
  • Experience with accounting software is a must.
  • Excellent technical knowledge of budgeting, cash management, financial statements and financial analysis processes.
  • Knowledgeable of Treasury management processes
  • Proven ability to analyze complex business issues and identify, design and implement effective practical recommendations
  • ERP – SAP Knowledge an added advantage.
  • Advanced excel skills are a must.
  • Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures and principles
  • Experience in similar positions, especially with Supermarkets and Pharmacies.
  • Intermediate understanding of accounting and reporting standards
  • Excellent accounting software use and administration skills
  • Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Able to operate in a performance-driven organization
  • Ability to prepare work reports, develop and administer templates.
  • Excellent attention to detail, with the ability to maintain a high level of accuracy.
  • A flexible, proactive approach to work including the ability to prioritize and re-prioritize.
  • Ability to work under pressure, manage work stress and take own initiative.
  • Ability to deal with sensitive information with discretion and to maintain confidentiality.
  • Excellent IT skills, including a working knowledge of presentation software packages, preferably Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Competencies / Skills:

  • Good oral and written communication and the ability to have direct and open conversations
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Ability to work well independently and in a team
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Must be responsive and have excellent attention to detail
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite especially: Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent at consensus building
  • Strong planning and coordinating skills

Desired Characteristics:

  • Entrepreneurial Mindset: have the hunger for and ability to take ownership of your projects
  • Dynamism: be able to adjust quickly and effectively to new situations
  • Integrity: we need to be able to trust your ability to do what is right not just what is expedient
  • Sense of Humor: know how to laugh at yourself and lighten a mood with others.
  • Work Ethic: do what it takes to get a job done

N200,000 – N300,000 Monthly.

Deadline: 31st March, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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