Senior Accountant at Canarypointcs

  • Canary Point Corporate Services Ltd. is a financial services group of companies. CPCSL is a holding company for various other companies that offer a range of investment and financial services to the public with the aim of offering effective money management. CPCSL encompasses a broad range of businesses whose services span various areas of specialty within …

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    Senior Accountant

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND , MBA/MSc/MA
    • Experience 3 – 5 years
    • Location Lagos
    • Job Field Finance / Accounting / Audit&nbsp


    This position plays a key support role to the Group Finance Head in the following areas, included but not limited to Financial & Strategic Plan implementation, Financial Governance & Reporting and operational excellence.


    • Supports in the implementation of articulated financial strategy for eh business based on business growth and plans
    • Ensures the effective day-to-day accounting operations, transaction processes and reconciliations in a timely and qualitative manner
    • Assists in the preparation of management accounts for the company
    • Preparation and update of schedules to the account
    • Prepares reports and key information to Finance Head and other internal/external stakeholders as directed
    • Manage departmental budgetary allocations and ensure that disbursements are adequately tracked and/or retired as due
    • Assist in the preparation of company annual budgets
    • Works with the Line Manager to reduce costs, enhance revenues, achieve effective utilisation of capital and attain projected cash flow, IRR/ROC and profitability targets.
    • Acts as liaison with external financial services organisations, auditors, regulators, clients and related parties and investors as may be required
    • Actively promotes effective financial processes including internal control, risk assessment and mitigation, proper documentation and spending accountabilities
    • Observe and report market trends, competitor activities & consumer preferences and positions
    • Ensures compliance with industry, regulatory and company policies and procedures
    • Ensure the provision of timely, comprehensive and accurate financial reports, providing regular updates for Line Manager and Management’s use
    • Remit statutory taxes to appropriate bodies as at when due
    • Reports known contraventions of financial statutory regulations and/or group policies to Line Manager
    • Assists in Audit/Examination queries as may be required from time to time
    • Ensure compliance with relevant investment and securities Act and anti-money laundering policies
    • Performs other assigned duties as delegated by the CFO from time to time.

    Person Specification

    • Strong analysis and financial modelling skills with advanced use of Microsoft Excel and other analytical tools 5-8 years of experience, preferably  in the financial industry
    • Must have power or energy work experience
    • Must be based in around Lekki, Jakande,  Ajah, Surulere and its environs.
    • Degree in Accounting, Finance or a related discipline
    • ICAN/ACCA Membership is an added advantage
    • Minimum 3-5years’ experience in a supervisory role
    • Good presentation skills with knowledge of PowerPoint and other presentation tools
    • Good knowledge of other Microsoft Office applications, Word, Outlook, etc.


    •  Adequacy and effectiveness of accounting processes & systems in enabling business operations
    •   Effectiveness and adequacy of Treasury and cash management efforts
    •  Timeliness and accuracy of financial management reports within support function
    •  Number of amendments to bank instructions as a result of internal company negligence
    •   Performance on external audit examinations; number and complexity of queries raised, level of suspense and unreconciled items
    •  Ease of retrieval of information and documents
    •  Timeliness of service delivery to end users
    •  Minimizing cost of operations
    •  Customer satisfaction levels – speed of delivery and quality of service.


    HND/Bsc/Msc in Finance/ Accounting


    NB: Only applications of those residing in the specified locations will be considered. 


    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: [email protected] using the position as subject of email.

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