Accountant at Lagos State – Fast growing Finance House

Lagos State Teachers latest job recruitment portal opens. Apply for Lagos state teachers position and recruitment today. First Excelsia Professional Services Limited – Our client, a Fast-growing Finance House is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Accountant

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Industry: Finance

Job Description

  • The ideal candidate will be responsible for providing accurate quantitative information on financial position, liquidity, and cash flows of the firm, while ensuring compliance with relevant regulations.
  • The successful candidate will also manage all financial transactions, from fixed payments and variable expenses to bank deposits and budgets.


  • Prepares financial reports by collecting, analysing, and summarizing account information and trends.
  • Ensure all financial reporting deadlines are met, internally and externally.
  • Preparation and processing of payroll with attention to statutory remittances.
  • Reconcile accounts payable and receivable.
  • Develop and analyse financial statements and reports according to IFRS and GAAP.
  • Audit financial transactions and documents.
  • Report on the company’s financial health and liquidity periodically.
  • Management of investments, profit & loss, cash flow and income & expense reports.
  • Advise management on financial decisions proactively.

Person Specification

  • Minimum of 5 years relevant work experience as an Accountant or a similar role preferably in the Financial Services Sector.
  • First degree in Accounting or a related discipline from a recognized institution
  • Verifiable experience managing regulatory bodies including FRIS, SEC, CBN, et al.
  • The ideal candidate should be a member of relevant & recognised professional bodies (e.g., ACA, ACCA, et al)
  • Excellent accounting software user and administration skills.

Application Closing Date
22nd July, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using “Accountant II” as the subject of the mail.

About Lagos State Teachers: Earlier before 2005, the affairs, welfare and other related matters concerning teachers in Lagos State was coordinated and controlled by the Post- Primary Teaching Service Commission (PP- TESCOM) which was at some time headed by a Chairman / Executive Secretary till 2004. In 2005, the Teachers’ Establishment and Pensions Office (TEPO) was created from the defunct Post- Primary Teaching Service Commission (PP-TESCOM) by the Education Reforms Law of year 2005 which also established the Six Education Districts, each headed by a Tutor General / Permanent Secretary under the Administration of the former Governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

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