Owens and Xley Consults

Accountant/Admin Officer

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Owens and Xley Consults is recruiting for Full time Accountant/Admin Officer

Job Description

Owens and Xley Consults - Our client, a leading Party Supplies company, well known for their quality and affordable party gift and decoration items, is looking for suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Accountant/Admin Officer



  • Our client is looking to recruit an Accountant/Admin Officer. He/She would be responsible for maintaining the financial and accounting function
  • S/He or she will be tasked with preparing financial statements, maintaining cash controls, preparing the payroll, managing the company’s expenses and carrying out administrative duties.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Assist with the preparation of the company budget
  • Implement financial policies and procedures
  • Establish and maintain cash controls
  • Manage petty cash
  • Manage expense requisition
  • Manage payment process to the vendors with Business Director
  • Follow up with creditors
  • Ensure that invoices are sent
  • Ensure that payments are made
  • Assist in the day to day running of the store
  • Manage employee requests
  • File and manage employee records
  • Reconcile bank statements
  • Establish and maintain supplier/vendor accounts
  • Ensure transactions are properly recorded and entered into the accounting software
  • Prepare financial statements such as income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements
  • Prepare quarterly reports and report on variances
  • Assist with the annual audit
  • Maintain financial files and records
  • Perform other duties as assigned/required by the Business Director.


Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience


Other Requirements

Professional Qualifications/Experience
Educational Qualification:

  • Minimum of HND/B.Sc in a Finance and Administrative role


  • 2+ years experience in a similar role
  • Experience in the retail industry a plus
  • Use of accounting software
  • Compulsory skills required (E.g. must be proficient in Excel)
  • Proven integrity
  • Familiarity with financial and customer service principles
  • Good math skills with the ability to create and analyze reports, spreadsheets and sales statistics
  • Proficient user of MS Office (MS Excel in particular)
  • Must be able to prepare management reports and correspondence
  • Good initiative, time and stress management skills
  • Leadership and organizational abilities
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Problem-solving attitude
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Preferably lives within the Lekki axis.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: recruitment@owensxley.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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About Owens and Xley Consults
Owens & Xley is a full service business consulting and advisory company located in Lagos, Nigeria. We offer strategic services in the areas of business advisory, business development and planning to small businesses that would otherwise not have access to the technical competencies available to bigger companies.We love creating practical solutions that assist entrepreneurs navigate the day-to- day challenges of running a business.We know the role good planning plays in any business and its assoc...
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Job Summary
September 20, 2019
Offer Type
Full time
Minimum of 2years
October 4, 2019
Finance / Accounting /Administration/ Office/ Operations
Trade / Services
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