Senior Accountant at Canary Point Corporate Services Limited

Canary Point Corporate Services Limited is a financial services group of companies. CPCS Group is a holding company for various other companies that offer a range of investment and financial services to the public with the aim of offering effective money management. CPCS Group encompasses a broad range of businesses whose services span various areas of specialty within the financial sector.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Accountant

Location: Lagos

Job Summary

  • This position plays a key support role to the Group Finance Head in the following areas, included but not limited to Financial & Strategic Plan implementation, Financial Governance & Reporting and operational excellence.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Acts as liaison with external financial services organisations, auditors, regulators, clients and related parties and investors as may be required
  • Actively promotes effective financial processes including internal control, risk assessment and mitigation, proper documentation and spending accountability
  • Observe and report market trends, competitor activities & consumer preferences and positions
  • Ensures compliance with industry, regulatory and company policies and procedures
  • Ensure the provision of timely, comprehensive and accurate financial reports, providing regular updates for Line Manager and Management’s use
  • Remit statutory taxes to appropriate bodies as at when due
  • Reports known contraventions of financial statutory regulations and/or group policies to Line Manager
  • Assists in Audit / Examination queries as may be required from time to time
  • Ensure compliance with relevant investment and securities Act and anti-money laundering policies
  • Supports in the implementation of articulated financial strategy for eh business based on business growth and plans
  • Ensures the effective day-to-day accounting operations, transaction processes and reconciliations in a timely and qualitative manner
  • Assists in the preparation of management accounts for the company
  • Preparation and update of schedules to the account
  • Prepares reports and key information to Finance Head and other internal / external stakeholders as directed
  • Manage departmental budgetary allocations and ensure that disbursements are adequately tracked and/or retired as due
  • Assist in the preparation of company annual budgets
  • Works with the Line Manager to reduce costs, enhance revenues, achieve effective utilisation of capital and attain projected cash flow, IRR / ROC and profitability targets.
  • Performs other assigned duties as delegated by the CFO from time to time.

Person Specification

  • Must be based in around Lekki, Jakande, Ajah, Surulere and its environs.
  • Degree in Accounting, Finance or a related discipline
  • ICAN / ACCA Membership is an added advantage
  • Minimum of 3-5 years experience in a supervisory role
  • Good presentation skills with knowledge of PowerPoint and other presentation tools
  • Strong analysis and financial modelling skills with advanced use of Microsoft Excel and other analytical tools 5-8 years of experience, preferably in the financial industry
  • Must have power or energy work experience
  • Good knowledge of other Microsoft Office applications, Word, Outlook, etc.

Key Result Areas:

  • Number of amendments to bank
  • instructions as a result of internal company negligence
  • Performance on external audit examinations; number and complexity of queries raised, level of suspense and un-reconciled items
  • Ease of retrieval of information and documents
  • Timeliness of service delivery to end-users
  • Minimizing cost of operations
  • Adequacy and effectiveness of accounting processes & systems in enabling business operations
  • Effectiveness and adequacy of Treasury and cash management efforts
  • Timeliness and accuracy of financial management reports within support function
  • Customer satisfaction levels – speed of delivery and quality of service.


  • HND / B.Sc / M.Sc in Finance / Accounting.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

Application Deadline 5th March, 2020.

Note: Only applications of those residing in the specified locations will be considered.

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