Accountant – Terra Energy Services Nigeria Ltd – Lagos

Job Purpose
This position is responsible for preparing standard and adjusting journal entries, preparing and posting miscellaneous cash receipts, coordinating period close activities and timely account reconciliation.
This is a support role within the organization that is also responsible for the processing and preparation of periodic financial reports and ad hoc analyses for business
The position exists to assist management ensure adequate levels of liquidity and working capital is maintained.
Duties and Responsibilities
Perform periodic management accounting and reporting activities to include: monthly profit & loss and cash flow positions, etc.
Compile and analyze financial information to prepare entries for General Ledger accounts; assists with maintenance of internal controls and process documentation
Perform period-close activities, including reviewing and assessing journal entries, accruals, reconciliations and allocations
Assist with budgeting and forecasting including consolidation, review, analysis and detailed reporting
Create and maintain accounting and audit schedules to support the balance sheet reconciliations and financial audits
Maintain cash inflow/outflow reconciliation and reporting, including bank reconciliation
Analyze financial information to summarize and interpret current-projected financial position for management and decision making (manage and monitor business financial performance and KPI’s)
Support the business planning process through coordinating and preparing departmental and corporate budgets
Manage relationships with key financial and regulatory representatives
Evaluate the effectiveness of processes, procedures and control environment for process improvements as needed
Alert management of situations that may materially affect the company’s overall financial condition

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field
Minimum of 8 -10 years of progressive experience in finance or accounting for a structured organization (previous oil & gas or financial services firm experience is a plus)
A certified member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)/ACCA.
Knowledge of applicable accounting and financial reporting rules, regulations and requirements
Strong analytical skills – understanding of revenue – cost structures and translate data to clear analytics
Strong Microsoft Office skills (Excel and PowerPoint); experience with financial modeling a plus

Key Performance Indicators
Accuracy of transaction processing (posting of entries etc.)
Accuracy of accounting schedules prepared
Quality and timeliness of accounting reports produced
Level of adherence to regulatory/statutory reporting guidelines and timelines
Quality and ease of retrieval of financial information/documents and reports
Compliance with statutory reporting standards.

Working conditions
Work is primarily done in a business/office environment
Limited travel

Direct Reports:
Accounting Clerk

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to:

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