Accountant at a Fast-Growing Catering Company – Owens & Xley Consults


Owens & Xley Consult – Our client, a fast growing catering company, is seeking the services of an experienced and qualified candidate in the position below:

Job Title: Accountant

Location: Lekki, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Our client is seeking the services of a qualified and experienced Accountant. This role is responsible for overseeing the financial management and operations of the business efficiently and accurately.
  • These duties covers all the aspects of accounts operations, including budgeting and forecasting, preparation of management accounts, cash flow management and auditing.


  • Keep accurate and documented records of the company’s financial transactions and collate these for auditing.
  • Maintain financial security through strict implementation of internal controls.
  • Collect financial data; prepare balance sheet, and profit and loss statement.
  • Provide financial information to management by researching and analyse accounting data and report for decision-making.
  • Prepare asset, liability and capital account entries by analysing Tash Bistro’s account information.
  • Keep track of all sales & outstanding payments and escalate to the Business Director.
  • Manage petty cash and disburse funds for day-to-day operations of the company in line with established account policies and procedures.
  • Recommend financial actions by summarizing the company’s current financial status periodically.
  • Maintain accounting, inventory and purchase control by preparing policies and procedures.
  • Drive compliance to all regulatory compliance and remit all statutory payment as and when due.
  • Verify Client’s bills payment and ensure accurate documentation of payment via issuance of receipts.
  • Prepare vendor/supplier/petty cash payment by verifying documentation and requesting disbursement.
  • Carry out periodic inventory reconciliations in collaboration with the procurement officer & inventory officer.
  • Collaborate with the procurement officer in negotiating with suppliers to get the best value for money.
  • Make payment runs to suppliers and vendors.
  • Create forms & templates for documentation of financial transaction and use these in updating Tash Bistro’s Finance operations records.
  • Prepare monthly management reports not limited to: income Statement, balance sheet, statement of cash flow.


  • B.Sc in Accounting, Finance or Economics from a reputable institution.
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration is an added advantage
  • ICAN/ACCA certification is a key requirement
  • Minimum 3 years relevant experience
  • Experience in the hospitality industry is an added advantage
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft office suite
  • Excellent knowledge of QuickBooks, Peachtree or Sage software
  • Up-to-date technology expertise is a strong advantage.
  • Strong knowledge of regulatory compliance (PAYE, PENSION, VAT, Company Income Tax, Capital Gains Tax)
  • Excellent reporting skills.

N120,000 – N180,000 monthly.

Application Closing Date
5th October, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the e-mail.


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