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Accountant at University of Lagos Consultancy Services (Unilag Consult)

Job Title:  Accountant

University of Lagos Consultancy Services (Unilag Consult) was established in 1983 and fully incorporated as a Limited Liability Company by the University of Lagos Akoka. The role will report directly to the Managing Director


Qualification /Requirements:

  • Not above 40 years of age
  • First degree in Accounting or Finance from a recognized institution with a minimum of 2nd class lower division plus NYSC discharge certificate of evidence of exemption
  • Minimum of 5 years’ post NYSC accounting experience, private sector will be an added advantage.
  • A good knowledge of IFRS ( International Financial Reporting Standards) is required
  • Membership of ICAN or any other recognized accounting is required


Key Responsibility

  • Preparing and Recording assets, liability, revenue and expenses entries by compiling and analyzing accounting information
  • Maintaining and balancing subsidiary account by verifying, allocating, posting, recording transactions; resolving discrepancies
  • Summarizing financial status by collating information; preparing balance sheet, revenue account and other affiliated statements in line with approved standards
  • Processing payroll as at when due and generating pay slips for staff with correct information showing statutory deductions
  • Enforcing and monitoring compliance with accounting policies and procedures
  • Maintaining asset register and account payable and receivable records for audit purposes
  • Interfacing with external auditors
  • Avoiding legal challenges by complying with legal requirements, statutory obligations, withholding, corporate tax, VAT and PAYE
  • Securing financial and other information by regular back-ups
  • Training and mentoring of junior accounting staff
  • Making recommendation to the Managing Director based on timely review of accounting processes information
  • Preparation of bank reconciliation and variance analysis
  • Carrying our any other work as assigned by the Managing Director



Application methods:  If interested, please forward a letter of application with 12 copies of your CV to

The Advertiser

University of Lagos

PMB 1031

Akoka Lagos


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