ACCOUNTANT

  • Full Time
  • Lagos

Website Sigma Consulting Group

Sigma Consulting Group is a Recruitment company specialized in HR Staffing & Consulting, Sales and Marketing, Strategy & Consulting, Finance & Accounting services in Africa ; our client a renowned Medical Service Provider located in Lagos requires the services of an Accountant.

Summary

The ideal candidate will be an experienced Accountant  She/he would oversee general accounting operations by controlling and verifying our financial transactions. The Accountant’s responsibilities include reconciling account balances and bank statements, maintaining general ledger and preparing month-end close procedures. The Candidate should possess excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles to analyze financial reports and forecasts.

Responsibilities

  • Preparation of monthly consolidated Balance Sheet and Cash-flow statement comprising the Head Office & all branches.
  • Preparing and ensuring accuracy of information in the schedules to the accounts.
  • Coordination of financial information from all branches and ensure they are in line with consolidated financials
  • Liaising with other branches and entities to ensure accurate booking of all inter-company transactions and reconciliation of all inter-company accounts.
  • Monitoring and Controlling of Prepayments.
  • Ensures Financial Accountant checks and validates all invoices for payments before he processes.
  • Ensures necessary postings are done before payments promptly.
  • Ensure all payments are processed timely and efficiently to meet up with scheduled payment days.
  • Checks and validates payment memos/ invoices for correctness before approval is given for payment.
  • Send branches their respective transactions for posting and confirms this is done.
  • Prepares monthly OPEX variance analysis report.
  • Forwards payment schedules to Head of Accounts for payments to be made to respective beneficiaries after checks are done.
  • Work with Payables staff to ensure accuracy and correct treatment for entries.
  • Liaising with external parties and auditors on matters relating to the accounts.
  • Issuance of monthly reports for Management information
  • Checking, preparation, verifying Invoices and other claims for settlement.
  • Updating the General Ledger and Trial Balance by booking all relevant entries and monthly charge outs. Reconcile monthly intercompany balances. Ensuring outstanding un-reconciled items are not more than one month old. Drive completeness and accuracy of reconciliations. Follow through with outstanding items and ensure they are cleared.
  • Generating the monthly consolidated Trial Balance and supporting Schedules.
  • Management of all HMOs and receivables
  • Management of Medical Services rendered in other non EFH/SML hospitals
  • Collation of all HMO bills(including branches and services rendered in other non EFH/SML hospitals)
  • Confirmation of HMO approved medical operations
  • Verification, preparation and distribution of all HMO bills
  • Monitoring of all receivables, and strict follow up to ensure credits agreements are kept.
  • Weekly updates on all receivables are expected.
  • Recovery of proceeds from HMO
  • Perform other assigned duties as delegated by Head of Accounts.
  • Any other assignment as may be assigned by the management.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of Bsc or its equivalent in Accounting and / or Finance from a reputable university
  • Cognate a year work experience
  • Excellent use of modern accounting software such as Quickbooks, SAGE, Zoho Office suite, etc.
  • Must be a Chartered Accountant.
  • Excellent organizational, problem solving and communication skills
  • Excellent mathematical and numerical skills.

 

Key Competence:

  • Financial Planning and Management
  • Financial Accounting and Reporting
  • Tax Planning and Management
  • Treasury Management
  • Management Accounting
  • Credit Control

 

To apply for this job please visit sigmacg.co.

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