JOB SEARCH: Accountant at Pivotage Consulting

JOB SEARCH: Accountant at Pivotage Consulting

Pivotage Consulting – Our client, a full-service logistics company with specialty in air/sea freight forwarding with international standards, reputable image, high professionalism and consistent quality of service; is currently seeking to grow its team by hiring qualified personnel for the position below:


Job Title: Accountant

Job Id: PPL/0004/ACT
Location: GRA, Port Harcourt – Rivers
Type: Full Time
Job Category: Senior Level

Job Responsibilities

  • In-depth knowledge of the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and its application
  • In-depth knowledge and application of the Nigerian Generally accepted accounting principles (NGAAP) and it’s alignment to the IFRS
  • Proven proficiency in the development of strong financial and accounting processes and policies for efficient financial management.
  • In-depth knowledge of other applicable regulatory provisions and ensuring strict compliance to the same.
  • Creating and sending out invoices, managing accounts, and tracking inventory.
  • Processing invoice in the accounting system.
  • Investigating and resolving audit findings, account discrepancies, and issues of non-compliance.
  • Facilitating debt collection for the company main company
  • Preparing and submit statutory returns
  • Matching invoices to approved or request as applicable.
  • Competency in making sound financial judgments and providing sound financial advice towards driving strategic objectives
  • Managing the team to ensure compliance with existing accounting policies and standard accounting practices in the company’s policies.
  • Checking entries for accuracy and making necessary corrections.
  • Preparing revenue projections and forecasting expenditure.
  • Maintaining creditor’s records for the company.
  • Preparing payment schedules.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or a related field required.
  • 6+ years of core experience in a corporate and management accounting position.
  • ICAN / ACCA qualification is required.
  • Strong exposure experience with Accounting software
  • In-depth understanding of SAGE is an added advantage
  • Easy commute to GRA Port Harcourt is an added advantage.
  • Qualified in the new IFR standard
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Strong analysis, critical thinking, and evaluation abilities.

Job Competencies:

  • Must possess the integrity to uphold best practices and retain transparent records about the organization’s financial records
  • Must have an aptitude for numbers and calculations.
  • Must be very organized or a perfectionist.
  • Must possess the ability to use accounting software as well as Management Tools example PowerPoint and Excel computer software to input and amend data and records.
  • Must have strong organizational skills to juggle multiple tasks within the constraints of timelines and budgets with business acumen.
  • Must be detail-oriented to be able to input data accurately and to recognize any errors they or others may have made.
  • Must be Qualified and experienced in the new International and Financial Reporting standard (IFRS)
  • Must possess good rapport, time management, expert negotiation, strong analytical and organizational skill.
  • Must be a good team player and leader with commendable Interpersonal skills.

21st May, 2020


Method of Application
All qualified candidates should send only their CV in MS Word format only to: Using the role “Accountant (Senior-Level)” as the subject of your application.


  • The above job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted


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