Accountant at Bellforte Consulting

Job Title: Accountant | Bellforte Consulting | Location: Lagos Central Business District, Lagos

Bellforte Consulting – Our client, an Asset Finance / Leasing firm.

Key Performance Indicators
Accounting Functions:

Accounts payable:

  • Ensure that all bills that are due are prepared for approval and paid to all parties as at when due further to company policy.
  • Ensure that there is no late payment change of any sort and ensure approvals are duly sought from management.

Accounts receivable:

  • Track and prepare receivables including ageing analysis of all invoices and payments due.
  • Ensure proper creation of invoices.

Payroll:

  • Ensure an accurate and up to-date payroll database administration.
  • Ensure wages and allowances are prepared on time and payments made according to company policy and wage dates.

Tax administration:

  • Ensure proper tax assessment and remittances to all relevant agencies from local to federal.

Reporting & financial statements:

  • Prepare financial reports for management periodically (weekly, monthly, quarterly, half-yearly, yearly) for budgeting, forecasting and other decision making processes.
  • Prepare financial reports as required by management for investors, shareholding, banks and other stakeholders

Financial control:

  • Follow the international accounting standards protocol and principles to ensure compliance, fraud and theft prevention.
  • Ensure financial procedures and processes are set properly and manage these procedure and processes.
  • Ensure approvals are obtained from management on all expenditure and expenses.

Operations Functions:

  • Performance of quality assurance and audit of all documents and processes, paperwork and data submitted by the business development and sales team.
  • Ensure the credit committee meets to decide on all loan and lease applications.
  • Liaise with human resources and administration, customer service, logistics, business development departments in budgets, administration and compliance of services, governmental agencies and vendors.
  • Ensure accurate record keeping of all company documents including (but not limited to) cheques, offer letters, client documents etc.
  • Ensure an independent verification of all prospective customers’ claims regarding financial solvency, physical location / address.
  • Ensure prompt deposit of financial instruments of clients in company accounts on due date.
  • Ensure the integrity of all company records in all forms (hard & soft copies).
  • Ensure that all sign-on protocols by staff are observed on all systems and prevent breach of all company hardware systems.

Audit:

  • Work closely with company Auditors to facilitate a seamless yearly audit exercise and must demonstrate an understanding of company audit rules and requirements

Recoveries:

  • Must be conversant with regulatory enforcement agencies and demonstrate ability to build rapport
  • Must demonstrate capacity to follow up / chase clients for the payment of all past-due obligations as when due using official, legal, and regulatory methods  

Job Requirements

  • Qualification: ACA, B.Sc. / HND in Accounting
  • Years of experience: 5 years in the Leasing / Asset Finance / Banking sectors
  • Must be presentable and have good communication skills

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: [email protected] using the Position as subject of email.