Accounting Manager (Operations)

Job Summary

We are looking for a knowledgeable Accounting Manager (Operations) who can lead and motivate accounting staff members and increase department accuracy and efficiency across multiple client accounts. The Accounting Manager (Operations) will delegate, supervise, and participate in accounting department tasks, oversee the recording, tracking, and reporting of financial information, hire, train, and motivate accounting staff members, develop and implement department controls and procedures, and ensure that the department operates efficiently without sacrificing accuracy.

To succeed as an Accounting Manager (Operations), you should be analytical, detail-oriented, and honest. The ideal Accounting Manager should possess excellent leadership and interpersonal skills as well as a strong understanding of accounting and management principles and financial legislation.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Establishes internal controls and guidelines for client accounting transactions and budget preparation.

  • Oversees preparation of client business activity reports, financial forecasts, and annual budgets.

  • Oversees the production of client periodic financial reports; ensures that the reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles or international financial reporting standards.  

  • Responsible for basic tax planning and advisory throughout the fiscal year

  • Internally audits accounts to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations; coordinates with outside auditors and provides needed information for the annual external audit.

  • Presents recommendations to client management on short- and long-term financial objectives and policies.

  • Provides financial analysis with an emphasis on capital investments, pricing decisions, and contract negotiations.

  • Ensures compliance with local, state, and federal government requirements.

  • Performs other related duties as necessary or assigned. 

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.

  • Experience in Management, Accounting, or a related field may be preferred.

  • Six years or more of related experience required.

  • Chartered Accountant designation preferred.​

  • Must have a working laptop and conducive environment for remote working

  • Excellent management and supervisory skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.

  • Strong understanding of accounting, finance, and management principles.

  • Proficient in accounting and tax preparation software.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or similar software.

Proposed Compensation: 

  • ₦80,000 per month (subject to 10% withholding tax [WHT])

Terms & Conditions:

  • This is a contract role to be performed primarily virtually.

  • Contract employees are subject to a probationary period of up to 3 months and contract may be terminated within this time if provision of services is deemed unsatisfactory.

  • Minimum contract term is 9 months (inclusive of 3 months probationary period)

  • Contract employees are not entitled to paid leave or other benefits

  • Contract employees are treated as consultants and may issue monthly invoices for payment at the end of the month