Senior Accountant at Elvaridah

Job Title: Senior Accountant |Location: Oniru, Lagos | Elvaridah

Elvaridah is a Business Development Company with the primary objective of working with businesses and business owners to start up their businesses, improve, differentiate or expand already existing ones.

Job Description

  • We are looking for an experienced Senior accountant to oversee general accounting operations by controlling and verifying our financial transactions
  • Senior accountant responsibilities include reconciling account balances and bank statements, maintaining general ledger and preparing month-end close procedures
  • A successful Senior accountant combines excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles to analyze financial reports and forecasts
  • The ideal candidate has experience collaborating and/or managing a team of accountants and junior accountants
  • Senior accountant duties include ensuring accuracy and effectiveness in all our accounting tasks.


  • Verify, allocate, post, and reconcile accounts payable and receivable
  • Posting of all invoices on Travcom.
  • Refunds, ADM and ACM postings after audit/HOF approval.
  • Processing and Posting of all payables.
  • Posting of all receipts.
  • Payable & Receipt report.
  • Invoicing Report
  • Assist in reconciliation of vendor’s statement
  • Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results
  • Analyze financial information and summarize financial status
  • Spot errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and spending
  • Provide technical support and advice on Management account
  • Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures
  • Participate in financial standards setting and in forecast process
  • Provide input into department’s goal setting process
  • Prepare financial statements and produce budget according to schedule
  • Assist with tax audits and tax returns
  • Direct internal and external audits to ensure compliance
  • Plan, assign and review staff’s work
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Ensure compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Liaise with Accounting manager to improve financial procedures.


Candidate should possess the following skills:

  • Proven experience as a senior accountant
  • Proficiency in Travcom
  • Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures
  • In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Awareness of business trends
  • Familiarity with financial accounting statements
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
  • Hands-on experience with accounting software packages, like FreshBooks and QuickBooks
  • Advanced MS Excel skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
  • Must have a First Degree in Accounting or any other related discipline from a reputable Higher Institution and must be a chartered accountant (ACCA / ICAN).

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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