Accountant at ESETECH Services

Title: Accountant | Location: Apo – Abuja (FCT) | ESETECH Services
Employment Type: Full-time

General Summary

  • Our ideal candidate should be organized, attention to details, and ability to lead, manage Esetech financial transactions and will be responsible for performing general ledger account and bank statement reconciliation, preparing journal entries and financial statements, creating and maintaining periodic reporting, maintaining fixed asset system, assisting with annual budgeting, compiling expenditures reporting, preparing statistical and financial reports for creditors and related agencies, maintaining financial records retention.

Essential Competencies, and Responsibilities (Including but not limited to):
Key Responsibilities:

  • Strong understanding of account reconciliation and general ledger on a complete, accurate and timely basis in line with relevant legislative requirements and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Assist with the month-end closing process, conducting research and making correction journal entries for account discrepancies, prepares closing journal entries, posts accrual entries, and prepares financial statements.
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting theories, principles, methods, practices, and terminology.
  • Knowledge of office practices and procedures and routine office supplies and equipment.
  • Knowledge of the application of data processing and terminology as it applies to maintaining financial control and accounting records.
  • Knowledge of techniques commonly used in locating errors in accounting records.
  • Knowledge of generally accepted auditing principles, procedures, and practices. Knowledge of cost accounting and cost funding procedures.
  • Ability to collect and organize accounting data, interpret its significance, and prepare accurate financial reports.
  • Ability to present accounting data in a clear and understandable manner to both technical and nontechnical users.


  • Set up systems for (a) credit control (b) Collection accounts (C) Customer credit assessment.
  • Clear out issues with management accounts.
  • Collect supporting documents for all payments, purchases, sales, expenses and other transactions and file them in appropriate folders.
  • Follow up for operational related expenses and documents; enter operational expenses in software based on project codes; liaise with the CFO for proper recording of expenses.
  • Print monthly Trial Balance, Balance Sheet and Profit and Loss account and General Ledger and send them to the CFO for review.
  • Reconcile monthly bank balance with bank statements.
  • Reconcile weekly and monthly operational expenses with budgets and bank transactions.
  • Always Reconcile physical cash balance from operational ledger to ensure it balance.
  • Maintain monthly file of all reports taken from the accounting software.
  • Prepare and maintain loan and interest schedules and enter monthly interest amounts and periodic repayment amounts in the software.
  • Coordinate with external auditors for the annual audits; prepare audit schedules, and send information requested by auditors on a timely basis; arrange for bank confirmation, lawyer confirmation certificates as part of audit work; inform management of any audit issue.
  • Provide any other accounting work based on instructions received from company management.


  • Prepare deposit slips for cash/cheques when received and bank them.
  • Estimate weekly cash inflow and outflow and send report to company management.
  • Ensure that bank statements and bank advices are received on a timely basis and file them in appropriate folders.

Taxes and Compliance:

  • File monthly/quarterly/annual VAT returns with the tax authorities on or before due date.
  • File monthly/quarterly/annual Withholding taxes returns with the tax authorities on or before due dates.
  • Send Withholding tax certificates to vendors on a timely basis.
  • File annual tax returns with the tax authorities on a timely basis.
  • Coordinate with external auditors for the above tasks in terms of exchanging information, follow ups and other matters relating to taxes.
  • Inform CFO on a timely basis regarding changes or new regulations relating to taxes.
  • Filing and compliance with any remittance and liabilities associated with having employees.


  • BSc. / HND in Accounting required.

Experience Required:

  • 2 years of experience in accounting or related business area.
  • Proven track record of good communication skills.
  • Proficient in spreadsheet software (Excel) and Word. Access and Accounting Software knowledge preferred.
  • Ability to: Meet deadlines and prioritize tasks; work efficiently with minimal supervision; detailed oriented.

Application Closing Date
28th February, 2021.

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