Accountant at Fast Moving Consumer Goods Industry

Our client operates within the Fast Moving Consumer Goods Industry. They are an affliate to a Group of Companies with over 70 years of active involvement in the Nigerian market.

An exciting opportunity exists for an efficient and articulate Accountant within the Finance department unit at their Lagos branch.

Job Title: Accountant

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Reports to: Chief Financial Officer

Main areas of Responsibility:

  • Prepares asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information.
  • Verifies and posts transactions to journals
  • 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.
  • Maintain accounting control mechanisms
  • Guides accounting clerical staff by coordinating activities and answering questions.
  • Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.
  • Maintains financial security by following internal controls.
  • Prepares payments by verifying documentation, and requesting disbursements.
  • Prepares special financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends.


  • A first degree in Accounting, Banking & Finance or any other relevant qualification
  • ACA, ACCA qualified
  • A masters degree in finance will be an added advantage
  • Experience in FMCG accounting will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of five years experience in core accounting function

Application Closing Date

16th Spetember, 2013

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should APPLY

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