Accountant at First Excelsia Professional Services Limited


First Excelsia Professional Services Limited is a firm of highly versatile and renowned Human Resources, Organisational Development and Management consultants with a team of over a hundred employees spread across Nigeria. We have an in-depth understanding of the Nigerian business terrain and we are very passionate about partnering with indigenous organisations to develop glocalised HR solutions, processes and structures required to develop and effectively drive our clients’ corporate strategies.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Accountant

Location: Ikeja, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • The ideal candidate will be responsible for recording and reporting financial transactions, payroll management, statutory remittances, account reconciliations among other financial accounting duties.
  • To be successful in this role, you should be comfortable with numbers.

Job Description

  • Manage all accounting operations based on accounting principles.
  • Audit financial transactions and document accounting control procedures
  • Payroll Management
  • Account reconciliation
  • Manage statutory remittances to all relevant bodies
  • Keep information confidential and secure them with database backups.

Person Specification

  • First Degree in Accounting from a recognized University with a minimum of a second class upper division grade
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in a similar role
  • Microsoft Office Proficiency (especially MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word)
  • Familiarity with at least one accounting software; Quick book, SAGE, et al.
  • Working knowledge of accounting regulations and procedures, including the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Demonstrated understanding of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • Member of recognised professional bodies or at the verge of certification (e.g., ACA, ACCA, et al)
  • Strong background in modern accounting principles.


  • N85,000 – N100,000 monthly.

Application Closing Date
26th October, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using “Accountant” as the subject of the mail.


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