Bilingual Accountant (French / English) at Alpha Mead Group

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Bilingual Accountant (French / English) at Alpha Mead Group
Alpha Mead Group is a Total Real Estate Solutions Company established to provide robust business support services to local and international Real Estate investors or owners with interests in Facilities Management, Real Estate Development and Advisory, Security Systems and Technologies, Training, Healthcare Management and Real Estate Financing Services.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Bilingual Accountant (French / English)

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • Review financial reports, vouchers and supporting documentation, bank reconciliations, and other financial data received from field operations.
  • Prepare and/or review entries for posting in the Accounting system.
  • Prepare budget forecasts
  • Publish financial statements in time
  • Handle monthly, quarterly and annual closings
  • Reconcile accounts payables and receivables
  • Verify, allocate, post, and reconcile transactions
  • Ensure timely bank payments
  • Compute taxes and prepare tax returns
  • Interfacing with representatives from each francophone countries
  • Prepare balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports
  • Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results
  • Secure financial information by completing database backups
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • Reinforce financial data confidentiality and conduct database backups when necessary
  • Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and generally accepted accounting procedures
  • Bring the Group Financial Controller and Finance Business Partner up to speed on work status and client issues that may arise.
  • Perform other tasks assigned by the Group Financial Controller

Qualifications

  • First Degree in Accounting, Finance or any related discipline
  • 3 – 5 years of experience in Accounting
  • Fluency in French and English is required
  • Knowledge of tax laws in francophone countries
  • Professional certification in Accounting will be an added advantage
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact at all levels of the organization including the ‘C’ Suite.
  • Comfortable working independently in a very fast-paced and tech-savvy environment
  • Strong work ethic, is a self-motivator, and results-driven
  • A friendly but assertive demeanour
  • Highly organized and methodical about process management.
  • Hands-on experience with accounting software like FreshBooks and QuickBooks
  • Advanced MS Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables
  • Experience with general ledger functions
  • Basic Data Analytics skills such as PowerBI and Tableau.

Additional Information:

  • Strong attention to detail and good analytical skills
  • Can work independently, especially in handling business challenges.
  • Outstanding organizational and time-management skills.
Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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