Chief Accountant at the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) | Location: Lagos | Title: Chief Accountant | Ref: Acountant  |   Title:  Chief Accountant   |   Category:  Banking & Financial Services

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) was established by the Act of Parliament No.15 of 1965 to regulate the practice of Accountancy Profession in Nigeria and to set standards to be attained by persons seeking to be members of the profession.

From its modest beginning with 250 members and a history of serving the public interest since 1965, the Institute has become Africa’s largest Professional Accounting Organization representing over 46,000 Chartered Accountants and 23,000 Associate Accounting Technicians who are very talented, ethically committed professionals working in every sphere of the Nigerian economy, combining unrivalled knowledge and skills to support Businesses, Public Sector organizations, Academia, Not-for-Profits, Individuals and Communities to achieve their financial and strategic goals.

Description

  • Prepares asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information.
  • Documents financial transactions by entering account information.
  • Recommends financial actions by analyzing accounting options.
  • Summarizes current financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports.
  • Substantiates financial transactions by auditing documents.
  • Maintains accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures.
  • Guides accounting clerical staff by coordinating activities and answering questions.
  • Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.
  • Secures financial information by completing database backups.
  • Maintains financial security by following internal controls.
  • Prepares payments by verifying documentation, and requesting disbursements.
  • Answers accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policy and regulations.
  • Complies with federal, state, and local financial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions.
  • Prepares special financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends.
  • Maintains customer confidence and protects operations by keeping financial information confidential.
  • Assist in the development of strategic plans for operational activity.
  • Implement and manage operational plans
  • Monitor adherence to rules, regulations and procedure
  • Establish work schedules

Application Closing Date
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Method of Application
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