Job Title: Sales Accountant
Location: Ikorodu, Lagos.
Contract Type: Full-time
Industry: FMCG (Redistribution).
Number of Vacancies:One (1).

Company Overview
Over the past 7years, we have successfully grown an unparalleled distribution network across the country in the redistribution and retail of a diversified range of products in various categories – breakfast cereals, biscuits, dairy products, alcoholic & non-alcoholic beverages, personal care & more with the sole aim of giving visibility to brands.

Role Overview
The Sales Audit Accountant is responsible for the daily reconciliation of all sales and payments for modern trade, wholesale, van sales and other sales channels. The position will maintain the implementation of various control-checks to ensure accurate flows of interfaces amongst all systems (Accounting system , warehouse, Point of Sale system), in close partnership with Accounting Manager and Head of Operations.

Responsibilities
Accounting - 50%

  • Cash (all entities): monitor daily cash; record cash receipts; prepare monthly bank reconciliations, including follow-up of reconciling items, in a timely manner.
  • Manage all inter-company accounts and perform inter-company reconciliations
  • Monthly accounting close: posting journal entries, accruals review, inventory / margin reconciliation in support of the Financial Analysts
  • Quarterly closings: analysis of balance sheet variations and cash flow impacts.
  • Participate in the budget and budget update process with Financial analysts.
  • Assist in monthly reporting of sales.
  • Assess levels of internal controls
  • Escalate concerns to control office, and propose alternative processes.

Sales Audit - 35%

  • Verify accuracy of store sales.
  • Identification and investigation of transactional discrepancies to determine possible cause and make corresponding corrections.
  • Research bank deposit inquiries; i.e. over/short or missing deposits.
  • Assist Loss Prevention in relevant investigations.

Reporting & Analysis - 10%

  • Monitor trends in sales figures and report to management.


Other - 5%

  • Assist with internal and external audit requests.
  • Perform other miscellaneous duties and projects as needed.


Requirements

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience as a sales Accountant in a retail/re-distribution company.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite; strong Excel, general computer skills and Quick Books software.


Method of Application
Only qualified candidates should send their CV's to: [email protected] Please indicate the position you are applying for in the subject heading (e.g. Sales Accountant)
Application deadline: Friday, 19th February, 2021.