Junior Accountant

Posted On: 01 July 2020 Afconrecruit Ltd   Lagos
Reference: N/A Type: Full-Time



Job Description

Analyze financial information and prepare financial reports to determine or maintain a record of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.

 

COMPANY OVERVIEW

 

Afconrecruit Ltd is a company that provides solutions to improve the quality and output of the work transaction for both Employers and Employees.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Bookkeeping and Data Entry into Quick books.

  • Develop, maintain, and analyze budgets, preparing periodic reports that compare budgeted costs to actual costs.

  • Prepare, examine, or analyze accounting records, financial statements, or other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.

  • Review accounts for discrepancies and reconciles differences.

  • Prepare to adjust journal entries.

  • Establish tables of accounts, and assign entries to proper accounts.

  • Analyze business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations to project future revenues and expenses or to provide advice.

  • Report to management regarding the finances of establishment.

  • Develop, implement, modify, and document recordkeeping and accounting systems, making use of current computer technology.

  • Advise management about issues such as resource utilization, tax strategies, and the assumptions underlying budget forecasts.

  • Maintain or examine the records of government agencies.

  • Compute taxes owed and prepare tax returns, ensuring compliance with payment, reporting, or other tax requirements.

  • Advise clients in areas such as compensation, employee health care benefits, the design of accounting or data processing systems, or long-range tax or estate plans.

  • Represent clients before taxing authorities and provide support during litigation involving financial issues.

  • Provide internal and external auditing services for businesses or individuals.

  • Prepare forms and manuals for accounting and bookkeeping personnel and direct their work activities.

  • Appraise, evaluate, and inventory real property and equipment, recording information such as the description, value, and location of the property.

  • Survey operations to ascertain accounting needs and to recommend, develop, or maintain solutions to business and financial problems.


JOB REQUIREMENTS

 

Knowledge

  • Economics and Accounting — Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data.

  • Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.

  • Clerical — Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.

  • English Language — Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language, including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

  • Law and Government — Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.

  • Administration and Management — Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modelling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.

  • Customer and Personal Service — Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.


Skills

  • Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

  • Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

  • Mathematics — Using mathematics to solve problems.

  • Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.

  • Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.

  • Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

  • Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

  • Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.

  • Complex Problem Solving — Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

  • Systems Analysis — Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.

  • Active Learning — Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.

  • Time Management — Managing one's own time and the time of others.

  • Coordination — Adjusting actions about others' actions.

  • Learning Strategies — Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.

  • Persuasion — Persuading others to change their minds or behaviour.

  • Service Orientation — Actively looking for ways to help people.

  • Social Perceptiveness — Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.

 

Abilities

  • Mathematical Reasoning — The ability to choose the right numerical methods or formulas to solve a problem.

  • Written Comprehension — The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.

  • Deductive Reasoning — The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.

  • Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).

  • Number Facility — The ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly and correctly.

  • Oral Expression — The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.

  • Inductive Reasoning — The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).

  • Information Ordering — The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).

  • Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

  • Problem Sensitivity — The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.

  • Written Expression — The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.

  • Category Flexibility — The ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways.

  • Selective Attention — The ability to concentrate on a task over some time without being distracted.

  • The flexibility of Closure — The ability to identify or detect a known pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) that is hidden in other distracting material.

  • Speech Clarity — The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.

  • Speech Recognition — The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.

  • Fluency of Ideas — The ability to come up with several ideas about a topic (the number of views is essential, not their quality, correctness, or creativity).

  • Originality — The ability to come up with unusual or bright ideas about a given topic or situation, or to develop creative ways to solve a problem. 


Skills

Communication

Accountability

People Management

Auditing skills

data; data center; MS Excel; MS Project; WiFi

Technical Skills

Time Management

Interpersonal Skills

Data Analysis

Account Management

Account Reconciliation

Technical Support




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