Senior Accountant(PR Agency)

Doheney Services

Lagos, Nigeria

Full time

Feb 26

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Our Client, a reputable PR Agency has worked with big brands, creative firms, advertising agencies, and digital agencies for over a decade. 

They are looking to hire a Senior Accountant to help them manage their account.

In this role, you will manage and audit all financial transactions and documents.

The agency accountant or bookkeeper is responsible for maintaining General Ledger accounts, invoicing clients, and preparing monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports. In addition to processing payments to vendors and comparing actual expenses to budgeted costs, the accountant is responsible for investigating and resolving any errors posted to the General Ledger, as well as reconciling accounts each month.

The accountant manages the agency’s money, ranging from lower-level data entry to more advanced responsibilities such as financial analysis, the accountant is the backbone of the financial success of the company. Your main responsibility is to account for the financial assets and liabilities of the agency. This means that you will keep track of what the agency is earning and spending.

Location - Ikoyi, Lagos.

  • Create invoices and send them to clients
  • Pull and analyze financial/status reports on work in progress
  • Present financial reports to management
  • Manage agency payroll
  • Ensuring effective preparation, processing, and documentation of all taxes and periodic submission of filing as required by regulation.
  • General ledger entries and other bookkeeping.
  • Enter and track expenses to jobs
  • Getting invoices out on time and ensuring that all time and expenses are tracked properly
  • Getting paid by clients, following up as and when needed.
  • Reconcile all bank accounts and resolve all issues in accounting processes.
  • Ensuring everything is up-to-date in the agency’s accounting software.
  • Ensuring effective preparation, processing, and documentation of all taxes and periodic submission of filing as required by regulation.
  • Maintaining and managing all office client project files, Monitor efficient working of staff to improve productivity and operations that can save the business money.
  • HND or Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field.
  • Firm grasp of accounting and financial practices.
  • At least 5 - 7 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience with creating financial statements
  • Good computer, verbal, and written communication skills
  • PR industry experience is a nice-to-have.
  • Strong sense of ownership to see tasks through within timelines.
  • Good analytical and presentation skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ethical behavior and collaborative spirit.
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