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Senior Multi-Client
Accountant

Job Description

The Senior Accountant at Charles Ardor & Company is responsible for overseeing financial accounting processes and providing expert guidance to a diverse client base. This role requires in-depth knowledge of accounting principles, financial reporting, and regulatory compliance. The Senior Accountant will work collaboratively with a team to ensure clients receive accurate, timely, and comprehensive accounting services.

Senior Accountant Responsibilities:

  • Client Engagement:

    • Establish and maintain strong relationships with multiple clients.

    • Serve as the main point of contact for clients, addressing financial inquiries and offering expert advice.

  • Financial Accounting:

    • Oversee the financial accounting process for clients, ensuring the accuracy and integrity of financial records.

    • Prepare and review general ledger entries and reconciliations.

  • Financial Reporting:

    • Generate monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports for clients, including income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements.

    • Provide in-depth financial analysis and insights to support clients' decision-making.

  • Regulatory Compliance:

    • Ensure that clients' financial records comply with local, state, and federal regulations and accounting standards.

    • Assist in the preparation of necessary tax documents and filings.

  • Client Financial Planning:

    • Collaborate with clients to develop financial forecasts and budgets.

    • Provide guidance on cost reduction strategies, revenue enhancement, and financial goal achievement.

  • Supervision and Mentorship:

    • Provide guidance and mentorship to junior accounting staff within the firm.

    • Review and approve work performed by team members.

  • Problem Resolution:

    • Investigate and resolve complex accounting issues, discrepancies, and irregularities.

    • Assist clients with financial questions and concerns.

  • Documentation and Record-Keeping:

    • Maintain organized and complete records of financial transactions, audit trails, and client communication.

  • Continual Professional Development:

    • Stay updated on accounting standards, regulations, and best practices.

    • Seek opportunities to improve internal accounting processes and systems.

Senior Accountant Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field required; Master's degree or professional certification (e.g., ACA, ACCA) is a plus.

  • Substantial experience as an accountant, (5 years, post-NYSC)preferably in an outsourced accounting or similar environment.

  • Proficiency in accounting software (e.g., QuickBooks, Zoho Books, Xero) and advanced MS Excel skills.

  • Strong understanding of financial principles, tax regulations, and compliance.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with attention to detail.

  • Advanced proficiency in financial analysis, including the ability to interpret and communicate complex financial data effectively.

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and clients simultaneously while meeting deadlines.

  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills to liaise with clients and internal stakeholders remotely.

  • Ability to lead and work collaboratively in a team.

  • Excellent time management and organizational abilities.

  • Self-motivated and able to work independently with minimal supervision.

  • Strong commitment to maintaining confidentiality and ethical standards.

  • Must have a working laptop and able to work remotely

Working Conditions:

  • This role is primarily remote with requirements to be office-based at least twice a week.

  • Work hours are primarily between 9am - 6pm but flexibility is required based on client needs and deadlines.

Proposed Compensation

  • ₦150,000 per month (net) with ACA or ACCA certification AND requisite experience OR;

  • ₦120,000 per month (net) with requisite experience BUT no ACA or ACCA certification

 

The Senior Multi-Client Accountant is a vital contributor to our clients' financial success. By overseeing financial accounting processes, providing expert guidance, and ensuring compliance with accounting standards and regulations, they play a crucial role in supporting our clients' growth and financial stability.

Terms & Conditions:

  • Full-time employees are subject to a probationary period of up to 3 weeks and contract may be terminated without pay within this time if performance is deemed unsatisfactory.

  • Paid annual leave benefits for full-time employees are no more than:

    • 20 days paid annual leave,

    • 5 days paid sick leave

    • 3 days bereavement leave.

NB. Paid maternity leave will be negotiated on a case-by-case basis.

  • If hired, it is mandatory that all employees update their LinkedIn to reflect their role within the company

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