Accountant at Owens & Xley Consults


Owens and Xley Consults – Our client, a kitchen brand located in Yaba, Lagos state, is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Accountant

Location: Yaba, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Responsibilities

  • Keep accurate and documented records of the company’s financial transactions and collate these for auditing.
  • Maintain financial security through strict implementation of internal controls.
  • Collect financial data; preparing balance sheet, and profit and loss statement.
  • Provide financial information to management by researching and analyzing accounting data and report for decision-making.
  • Prepare asset, liability, and capital account entries by analyzing account information.
  • Keep track of all sales & outstanding payments and escalate to the Business Director.
  • Manage petty cash and disburse funds for day-to-day operations of the company in line with established account policies and procedures.
  • Recommend financial actions by summarizing the company’s current financial status periodically.
  • Maintain accounting, inventory, and purchase control by preparing policies and procedures.
  • Drive compliance to all regulatory compliance and remit all statutory payments as and when due.
  • Prepare vendor/supplier/petty cash payment by verifying documentation and requesting disbursement.
  • Carry out periodic inventory reconciliations in collaboration with the Procurement Officer & Inventory Officer.
  • Make payment runs to suppliers and vendors.
  • Create forms & templates for documentation of financial transactions and use these in updating finance operations records.
  • Prepare monthly management reports not limited to income statement, balance sheet, statement of cash flow.


  • BSc Accounting, Finance, or Economics from a reputable institution.
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant experience
  • Experience in the hospitality industry is an added advantage
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft office suite
  • Excellent knowledge of QuickBooks, Peachtree, or Sage software
  • Up-to-date technology expertise is a strong advantage.
  • Strong knowledge of regulatory compliance (PAYE, PENSION, VAT, Company Income Tax, Capital Gains Tax)
  • Excellent reporting skills
  • Strong written and oral communication.
  • Organization and attention to detail.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Time management.
  • Mathematical and deductive reasoning.
  • Critical thinking & active learning.
  • Must be female
  • Must be within the age range of 25-30

N100,000 – N150,000 monthly.

Application Closing Date
29th November, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the job title as the subject of the mail.

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