Owens & Xley Consults Recruitment for Accountant / Admin Officer


Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified graduates for Owens & Xley Consults Recruitment for Accountant / Admin Officer.

Owens & Xley Consults is a business improvement firm that specializes in helping businesses identify, plan, develop and implement performance improvement …

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Accountant / Admin Officer

Job Location: Lagos


  • We are looking to recruit an Accountant / Admin Officer. He / She would be responsible for maintaining the financial and accounting function
  • S / He or she will be tasked with preparing financial statements, maintaining cash controls, preparing the payroll, managing the company’s expenses and carrying out administrative duties.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Assist with the preparation of the company budget
  • Implement financial policies and procedures
  • Establish and maintain cash controls
  • Manage petty cash
  • Manage expense requisition
  • Manage payment process to the vendors with Business Director
  • Follow up with creditors
  • Ensure that invoices are sent
  • Ensure that payments are made
  • Assist in the day to day running of the store
  • Manage employee requests
  • File and manage employee records
  • Reconcile bank statements
  • Establish and maintain supplier/vendor accounts
  • Ensure transactions are properly recorded and entered into the accounting software
  • Prepare financial statements such as income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements
  • Prepare quarterly reports and report on variances
  • Assist with the annual audit
  • Maintain financial files and records
  • Perform other duties as assigned/required by the Business Director.

Job Requirements

  • Min Required Experience: 2 year(s)
  • Other Requirements: Professional Qualifications/Experience
  • Educational Qualification: Minimum of HND / B.Sc in a Finance and Administrative role.

Experience / Skills:

  • 2+ years experience in a similar role
  • Experience in the retail industry a plus
  • Use of accounting software
  • Compulsory skills required (E.g. must be proficient in Excel)
  • Proven integrity
  • Familiarity with financial and customer service principles
  • Good math skills with the ability to create and analyze reports, spreadsheets and sales statistics
  • Proficient user of MS Office (MS Excel in particular)
  • Must be able to prepare management reports and correspondence
  • Good initiative, time and stress management skills
  • Leadership and organizational abilities
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Problem-solving attitude
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Preferably lives within the Lekki axis.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: recruitment@owensxley.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.


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