Inventory Accountant at Primera Africa Finance Group

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Primera Africa Finance Group is a financial services firm that provides a range of services to clients across the African continent. Our goal is to provide bespoke financial solutions, in the most professional and efficient manner to meet our clients’ individual needs. Primera Africa Finance Group is a financial services firm that provides a range of services to clients across the African continent. Our goal is to provide bespoke financial solutions, in the most professional and efficient manner to meet our clients’ individual needs.
We operate in four major business areas: Securities Trading, Financial Advisory, Principal Investments and Consumer Finance. Based on our people’s global experience and local knowledge, we are able to deliver the most advanced financial solutions, keeping in perspective the local nuances peculiar to each market to ensure our clients receive superior advice. Overall, each client benefits from our dedication to excellence, entrepreneurial thinking and long-term commitment to service.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Inventory Accountant
Location: Lagos
Reporting to: Finance Manager

Role Summary
This role is responsible for handling accounting functions for Frutta relating to the cost of inventory and fixed asset accounting. This includes merchandise and materials on hand, as well as determining inventory accounting methods, analyze inventory reports and monitor all inventory transactions.
This professional is responsible for determining inventory costs so that the team can determine selling prices for goods and make other informed decisions. This role is also responsible for monitoring of the fixed asset, keeping track of assets from the moment they are purchased to the moment they are sold and ensure that they are accounted for appropriately.
Job Description
Management of the inventory sub-ledger and general ledger
Management of inventory holding levels
Inventory costing and standardization of costing methodologies
Monthly Stock Count, valuation and reporting
Reconciliation of Cost of Sales Analysis and manufacturing cost
Determination of stock adjustment requirements
Development of inventory aging and inventory days reports
Determination of landing cost, product cost and margin analysis
Provision of inventory financial inputs to forecast and budget models
Providing support to the supply chain team on inventory planning and controls
Accounting for Stock Movements and Diagnose the Cause of Inventory Variance
Developing of Inventory report in a timely manner for management use
Daily update of inventory and fixed asset records in the company’s ERP
Responsible for all inventory and cost of production ledger on the Trial balance
Ensuring improvement in internal controls related to inventory
Monitor Cost of Raw Materials and Production
Reconciles finished goods inventories and determines the cost of production
Conducts physical inventories and monitors cycle count program
Carry out all other special assignments as may be required for efficient and effective inventory management
Accounting for recording of the newly acquired fixed asset
Tracking, recording and accounting for fixed asset and depreciation
Calculate the depreciation for all fixed assets
Responsible for fixed asset tagging and verification exercise
Maintains and align fixed asset register with the GL balance
Perform periodic impairment reviews for all tangible and intangible assets
Perform regular physical inventory counts of fixed assets
Give recommendations to management regarding the disposal (or not) of fixed assets
Perform analysis related to fixed assets when requested by management
Prepare audit schedules for fixed assets and responsible for auditor’s inquiries
Liaises with government agents during audits of fixed assets
Monitor the expenditures of the company for fixed assets in comparison to capital budget and management authorizations
Fully responsible for disposal of fixed asset
Any other task as assigned by the Finance Manager
Qualifications
University Degree / HND in Accounting, Business Administration, Social Science
Membership of ICAN is an added advantage
Equivalent Experience in Inventory Accounting, Stock take & Record keeping in FMCG Industry/Supply Chain is essential.
Experienced in the use of ERP or inventory and accounting software.
Fluent in written and spoken English.
Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
Ability to be able to handle pressure and be multi-tasking.
Experienced in applying basic accounting principles.
Work Experience:
5 – 7 year experience in similar position
Job Skills:
Competent Accounting and controlling skills.
Strong analytical skills.
Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
Strong Communication skills.
Accuracy in figures & able to detect abnormalities from a glance.
Excellent knowledge of the role
Implementation of systems and processes.

Remuneration
Very Attractive.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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