Junior Accountant
Anonymous Recruiter Posted 6 months ago
  • Location: Ikota, Lagos
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Industry: Pharmaceuticals
Job Description

A Pharmaceutical company is looking for an ambitious and smart Junior Accountant to provide support to the financial department by managing daily accounting tasks. You will be part of a team of professionals working to maintain order and transparency for the company’s finances.

Preparing financial statements and reporting are a large part of your day-to-day work. The ideal candidate will be well-versed in accounting principles and able to work comfortably with numbers and attention to detail

Responsibilities

  • Post and process journal entries to ensure all business transactions are recorded

  • Update accounts receivable and issue invoices

  • Update accounts payable and performs reconciliations

  • Assist in the processing of balance sheets, income statements and other financial statements according to legal and company accounting and financial guidelines

  • Assist with reviewing of expenses, payroll records etc. as assigned

  • Update financial data in databases to ensure that information will be accurate and immediately available when needed

  • Prepare and submit weekly/monthly reports

  • Assist in the preparation of monthly/yearly closings

  • Assist with other accounting tasks


Requirements
  • BSc in Accounting, Finance or relevant degree

  • Proven work experience as an Accountant

  • Excellent knowledge of accounting regulations and procedures, including the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

  • Advanced MS Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables

  • Experience with preparing financial statements and ledgers

  • Good with numbers and figures and an analytical acumen