Head of Account

March 3, 2022

Job Description

Saroafrica International Limited

Saroafrica is the proud holding company to three Subsidiaries: Saro Agro-allied, Saro AgroSciences & Saro Lifecare as such, Our business operations are in the Agro and Consumer Based Industries.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head of Account

Location: Lagos
Leadership / Supervisory Role:

Supervise end-of-period processes and supports the analysis of the periodical business performance, budgets, and forecasts
Leads the accounting department in the establishment of risk management procedures as well as the update of those procedures
Motivates, develops, and creates a departmental culture and vision, taking full responsibility for the success or failure of the quarterly/annual audit process.
Responsible for building talent across the accounting department and supports continuous improvement initiatives across the finance department.

Documentation & Reporting:

Prepares reports in reflection of the revenue quarterly/annual processes
Develops reports on all accounting related matters inclusive of taxation matters
Pro-active advice and recommendations on the business’s financial approaches from an accounting and taxation perspective.
Completeness and accuracy of bank/cash reconciliations
Review financial information and analysis from direct reports
Presenting reports to senior executives, stakeholders, and board members.
Establish and implement financial reporting systems to comply with government regulations and legislation
Managing financial transactions.
Create monthly and annual reports to identify results, trends, and financial forecasts

Financial Analysis:

Ensures the accounting departments in the preparation of accounts and conducting quarterly/annual auditing and the final preparation of accounts
Ensures the accounting department in the preparation and monitoring the business’s annual budgets and liaises with external auditors to drive ad hoc projects that will improve process efficiency
Ensures that there is a proactive engagement across the accounting department in implementing audit findings with a view of improving the business’s overall financial performance

Statutory Compliance & Tax:

Tax planning and ensuring statutory tax compliances on Coy Tax, VAT, WHT and other relevant taxes
Interface with the auditors, tax authorities, banks, and regulatory agencies
Preparing company tax
Ensuring compliance with all other statutory and financial regulations e.g. IFRS
Coordinate the preparation of regulatory reporting
Manage and comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings

Accounting & Auditing:

Ensuring proper accounting records are maintained aligned with Organizational Goals
Maintains professional development, remains abreast of relevant accounting issues and financial policy and standards.
Establishing a mechanism/checklist to ensure operations are under control and give requisite support to business heads.
Manage all accounting operations including Billing, A/R, A/P, GL and Counsel, Cost Accounting, Inventory Accounting and Revenue Recognition
Debt management and collection
Collaborate with auditing services to ensure proper compliance with all regulations
Ensure that all financial transactions are properly recorded, filed, and reported
Coordinating audit processes.
Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting

Cost Control, Cash Flow Management & Administration:

Imports and logistics supervision
Receivables, Payables and Stocks control
Improving efficiencies and reducing costs across the business
Monitor and facilitate administration activities for the company
Ensure assessment and proper control on the admin expenditure for the company


Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Economics, Finance, or relevant field (Minimum of second class upper).
Applicant must have a Minimum of 7 years relevant experience in Financial Management and Controls
Must be a Chartered Accountant (ACCA or ACA).
An MBA or equivalent postgraduate Management Degree will be an advantage

Application Closing Date
13th March, 2022.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

To apply for this job please visit saroafrica.com.


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