B.SC/HND Accountant and Secretary Jobs in Lagos at Bradfield Consulting Limited, April 11th 2014

Bradfield Consulting Limited is recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Accountant
Location: Lagos


    B.SC/HND in Accounting or related course/
    ICAN will be an added advantage.

Experience Required:

    Applicants must have at least 3 years experience in management and financial systems and budgets, financial reporting, financial data analysis taxation and providing financial advice.
    Strong knowledge of cost accounting is also important


    Prepare, examine, and analyze accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.
    Compute taxes owed and prepare tax returns, ensuring compliance with payment, reporting and other tax requirements
    Analyze business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations, to project future revenues and expenses or to provide advice.
    Report to management regarding the finances of establishment
    Establish tables of accounts, and assign entries to proper accounts.
    Develop, maintain, and analyze budgets, preparing periodic reports that compare budgeted costs to actual costs
    Responsible for preparing general ledger entries and reconciliations or month-end closing to close books in a timely manner
    Assist in documentation and monitoring of internal controls
    Develop, implement, modify, and document recordkeeping and accounting systems, making use of current computer technology
    Appraise, evaluate, and inventory real property and equipment, recording information such as the property's description, value, and location.

Personal Qualities:

    Motivational but also challenging
    Ability to work well under pressure
    Keen intellect and strong analytical skills with the ability to identify and pursue solutions swiftly
    An effective and authentic communicator, both orally and with the written word Strong ability to influence others
    Excellent interpersonal, influencing and communication skills;
    Pro-active and self motivated with the ability to work flexibly on your own initiative and under pressure;
    Strong organisation skills and ability to meet deadlines;
    Knowledge of Current employment legislation and Human Resources best practices

Competencies and Technical Skills

    Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
    Determining how money will be spent to get the work done, and accounting for these expenditures.
    Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
    Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
    The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers.
    The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, mathematical operations).
    Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees, management and external agencies to maximize performance, creativity, problem solving and results.

Analytical Skills:

    Supervisory management skills
    Vast in excel and Microsoft word
    detailed oriented and organised at work

Job Title: Secretary
Location: Lagos

    Organising and maintaining Partner's diary and email account, as well as scheduling appointments for Partner
    Daily routine calls
    Managing incoming and outgoing telephone calls, enquiries and requests, and handling them when appropriate
    Coordinating and scheduling all business and personal vacation travel arrangements for Partner and occasionally, accommodation
    Attending to and monitoring urgent enquiries and issues, ensuring that they are brought to the Partner's direct attention and where necessary, referring matters to the appropriate manager for action
    Devising and maintaining office systems, including data management and filing
    Meeting and greeting Partner's visitors
    Taking dictation on various matters from Partner
    Organizing meetings and ensuring that Partner is well-prepared for meetings.


    University Degree in Business Admin or any related course
    Excellent computer skills
    Minimum of 2years experience


    Must possess excellent communication and persuasive skills.
    Must possess an amiable personality and people-management skills.
    Must be a self starter, result oriented and highly motivated.
    Must be able to work with minimal Supervision.
    Must be confident.

How To Apply

Interested an qualified candidates should send their CV to: lakin-paul@bradfieldconsulting.net or salebede@bradfieldconsulting.net

Deadline 21st April, 2014.

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