Head Accountant at Owens and Xley Consults

Owens and Xley Consults is a Lagos based company that offers business advisory and consulting services to help Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs).

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head Accountant

Location: Agege, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Managing all financial and accounting operations
  • Coordinating and directing the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances
  • Preparing and publishing timely weekly and monthly financial statements
  • Manage all accounting operations, including Billing, A/R, A/P, GL and Counsel, Cost Accounting, Inventory Accounting and Revenue Recognition
  • Coordinate the preparation of regulatory reporting
  • Support month-end and close year-end process
  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting
  • Manage and comply with local state (LIRS), and federal government reporting requirements tax filings (FIRS)
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.


  • B.Sc / M.Sc in Finance, Accounting, Economics or related relevant courses
  • 3 – 5 minimum experience in a similar management position
  • ICAN Member /ACCA/CIMA or relevant Accountant Accreditation
  • Advanced Excel skills function properly
  • Cost Accounting Experience
  • Knowledge and Excellent use of accounting Packages –
  • Sage/Peachtree/QuickBooks
  • Experience with creating financial statements, i.e. General Ledgers, profit and loss
  • statements, trial balance, cash flow statements, balance sheets
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process, business ratios etc.
  • Knowledge of FIRS and LIRS tax laws and payments processing
  • Budget Forecasting and Financial Planning

Other Skills:

  • Experience in FMCG Accounting
  • Leadership skills
  • Knowledge of Audit trail
  • Manage and co-ordinate the entire accounting activities of the company.

N150,000 – N200,000 Monthly.

Application Closing Date
6th May, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their updated Resumes to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.