Bookminders Nigeria is currently recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:
Job Title: Junior Accountant
We are looking for an ambitious Junior Accountant to provide support by managing daily accounting tasks.
Preparing financial statements and reporting are a large part of the junior accountant’s day-to-day work. The ideal candidate will be well-versed in accounting principles and able to work comfortably with numbers and attention to detail.
The goal is to contribute to the overall efficient operation of the organization. This way it can make the right decisions and accomplish long term success.
Maintains financial records for subsidiary companies by analyzing balance sheets and general ledger accounts.
Reconciles general and subsidiary bank accounts by gathering and balancing information.
Provides financial status information by preparing special reports; completing special projects.
Corrects errors by posting adjusting journal entries.
Maintains general ledger accounts by reconciling accounts receivable detail and control accounts; adjusting entries for amortizations prepaids; analyzing and reconciling retainage and accounts payable ledgers; preparing fixed asset depreciation and accruals.
Secures financial information by completing database backups; keeping information confidential.
Maintains accounting controls by following policies and procedures; complying with federal, state, and local financial legal requirements.
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications.
Accomplishes accounting and organization mission by completing related results as needed.
Post and process journal entries to ensure all business transactions are recorded
Assist with reviewing of expenses, payroll records etc. as assigned
Update financial data in databases to ensure that information will be accurate and immediately available when needed
Prepare and submit weekly/monthly report
Assist with other accounting projects
Generate reports of financial status information
Calculate payroll taxes
Assist in the processing of balance sheets, income statements and other financial statements
Update accounts receivable and issue invoices
Update accounts payable and perform reconciliations
Assist in the processing of balance sheets, income statements and other financial statements according to legal and company accounting and financial guidelines
Proven experience as a junior accountant
Excellent organizing abilities
Excellent knowledge of MS Office and familiarity with relevant computer software (e.g. Sage)
Qualifications (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) is a plus but not required
BSc / BA in Accounting, Finance or relevant field.
Great attention to detail
Good with numbers and figures and an analytical acumen
Good understanding of accounting and financial reporting principles and practices
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email