Senior Accountant at Daystar Power Group

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  • Daystar Power is a leading off-grid power service provider, offering hybrid power solutions to commercial and industrial businesses in West Africa. Daystar Power’s solutions “Solar-as-a-Service” (100% solar power) and “Power-as-a-Service” (hybrid power solutions with battery storage) provide clean and reliable power while signif…

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    Senior Accountant

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 4 years
    • Location Lagos
    • Job Field Finance / Accounting / Audit&nbsp

    Description

    • Daystar Power Group is looking to engage a competent Senior Accountant, who will play a team-lead role in ensuring the timeliness, completeness, and accuracy of financial reporting processes.
    • This includes preparing monthly management accounts, maintaining general ledgers, coordinating month-end/year-end close procedures, and assisting with audit activities.
    • We are seeking hard working, motivated, and well-organized individuals with a focus on continuous improvement to exceed expectations.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Prepare monthly management accounts for subsidiary entities and support group consolidation.
    • Conduct in-depth analysis of the company’s financial performance using relevant KPIs.
    • Review and reconcile general ledger entries on the accounting system.
    • Maintain detailed fixed asset register and prepare monthly fixed asset summary schedule.
    • Work closely with Operations team to ensure all fixed asset and inventory records are complete and accurate.
    • Reconcile intercompany accounts with corresponding subsidiary entities across the group.
    • Support Financial Controller with coordinating month-end/year-end close process.
    • Prepare and coordinate tasks for audit activities, including statutory audit and tax audit.
    • Review and recommend improvements to accounting systems for optimal efficiency.
    • Manage insurance on fixed asset portfolio including claims process.
    • Supervise and coach junior accountants.
    • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls accountant.

    Requirements
    Education:

    • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in related disciplines – Accounting or Finance.
    • Chartered accounting qualification (ICAN, ACCA) is required.

    Experience:

    • Minimum of 4 years work experience in a similar role.
    • Experience in an audit firm will be a plus.
    • Strong knowledge of IFRS requirements and accounting principles.
    • Proven experience with preparing financial statements and coordinating month-end/year-end close process.

    Language Proficiency:

    • English (with good communication skills and accurate reporting skills).

    Character:

    • Proactive self-starter and pays attention to details.
    • Self-motivated and demonstrate a sense of ownership with high level of commitment and the ability to thrive under pressure.
    • Passionate leader with excellent team leadership skills.
    • Highly organized with ability to manage multiple projects in parallel and prioritize competing demands, passion for renewable energy.

    Competency and Skills Requirements

    • Excellent analytical skills with strong attention to details.
    • Highly inquisitive mindset with an aptitude for numbers.
    • Advanced communication, interpersonal and leadership skills.
    • Ability to work independently but also work with others in a fast-paced environment
    • Hands-on experience with accounting systems e.g., QuickBooks, SAP.
    • Must demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Office especially Microsoft Excel.

    Others:

    • Agility: the ability to be flexible, responsive, adaptive, and show initiative in times of change, uncertainty and business opportunity.

    Benefits

    • Opportunity to work in a forward-looking, innovative company, with international group of colleagues.
    • Unlimited career opportunities – depending on achievements and personal development.
    • A competitive salary and benefits package with long term prospect in a fast-growing company.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Daystar Power Energy Solution on apply.workable.com to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.



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