• Junior Accountant at Sankore

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    Date Posted: 2022-05-05

    Sankore is an investment and advisory firm that provides an array of wealth and fund management services to individuals and institutions. We are recruiting to fill the position of a Junior Accountant in Ikoyi, Lagos.


    • The Junior Accountant is responsible for providing support to the Finance and Operations team by managing daily accounting and financial tasks.
    • In this role, you will be responsible for reconciling account balances and bank statements, maintaining general ledgers and preparing of management account.

    Primary Responsibilities
    Reporting & Accounting:

    • Prepare and maintain regular financial planning reports.
    • Manage cash flow across assigned businesses.
    • Preparation of periodic financial statements.
    • Engage in Transaction postings.
    • Perform Bank Reconciliation exercises.
    • Serve as a point of contact for external auditors.
    • Manage preparation and support of all external audits.
    • Process internal and external payments to Clients and Vendors.
    • Update and maintain the pre-payment schedules on the accounting software.
    • Assist in the preparation of Management Account.
    • Prepare and timely remittance of monthly regulatory returns such as PAYE, Pension, VAT, NSITF and ITF.

    Cash/ Asset Management:

    • Manage the Petty cash Till.
    • Client Operations and transaction processing.
    • Maintain fixed asset register on the software.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • A Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics.
    • 1 - 2 years’ proven work experience in a related position
    • Professional Certifications (ICAN/CFA/CPA) is an added advantage.

    Desired Knowledge, Skills and Attributes:

    • Proficiency in Usage of accounting software (ERP).
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Tools (Excel, Word & PowerPoint).
    • Ability to engage external regulators and regulatory bodies on tax issues and remittance obligations.
    • In-depth understanding of financial reporting in accordance with IFRS Reporting standard.
    • Strong stakeholder relationship management skills.
    • Highly organized.
    • An in-depth understanding of financial reporting in accordance with IFRS Reporting standard.
    • Compliance and Internal Control oriented.
    • Strong ethical values.
    • A strong focus on excellence.
    • Ability to plan and prioritize effectively.
    • Strong analytical skills.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Respectful to clients / colleagues.
    • Possess a practical, flexible, and innovative approach to work.
    • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines.

    Competitive and commensurate with experience

    How to Apply
    Interested and qualified candidates should apply.

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