Senior Accountant at Canary Point Corporate Services Limited

Canary Point Corporate Services Limited is a financial services group of companies. CPCS Group is a holding company for various other companies that offer a range of investment and financial services to the public with the aim of offering effective money management. CPCS Group encompasses a broad range of businesses whose services span various areas of specialty within the financial sector.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Accountant

Location: Lagos

Job Summary

  • This position plays a key support role to the Group Finance Head in the following areas, included but not limited to Financial & Strategic Plan implementation, Financial Governance & Reporting and operational excellence.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Acts as liaison with external financial services organisations, auditors, regulators, clients and related parties and investors as may be required
  • Actively promotes effective financial processes including internal control, risk assessment and mitigation, proper documentation and spending accountability
  • Observe and report market trends, competitor activities & consumer preferences and positions
  • Ensures compliance with industry, regulatory and company policies and procedures
  • Ensure the provision of timely, comprehensive and accurate financial reports, providing regular updates for Line Manager and Management’s use
  • Remit statutory taxes to appropriate bodies as at when due
  • Reports known contraventions of financial statutory regulations and/or group policies to Line Manager
  • Assists in Audit / Examination queries as may be required from time to time
  • Ensure compliance with relevant investment and securities Act and anti-money laundering policies
  • Supports in the implementation of articulated financial strategy for eh business based on business growth and plans
  • Ensures the effective day-to-day accounting operations, transaction processes and reconciliations in a timely and qualitative manner
  • Assists in the preparation of management accounts for the company
  • Preparation and update of schedules to the account
  • Prepares reports and key information to Finance Head and other internal / external stakeholders as directed
  • Manage departmental budgetary allocations and ensure that disbursements are adequately tracked and/or retired as due
  • Assist in the preparation of company annual budgets
  • Works with the Line Manager to reduce costs, enhance revenues, achieve effective utilisation of capital and attain projected cash flow, IRR / ROC and profitability targets.
  • Performs other assigned duties as delegated by the CFO from time to time.

Person Specification

  • Must be based in around Lekki, Jakande, Ajah, Surulere and its environs.
  • Degree in Accounting, Finance or a related discipline
  • ICAN / ACCA Membership is an added advantage
  • Minimum of 3-5 years experience in a supervisory role
  • Good presentation skills with knowledge of PowerPoint and other presentation tools
  • Strong analysis and financial modelling skills with advanced use of Microsoft Excel and other analytical tools 5-8 years of experience, preferably in the financial industry
  • Must have power or energy work experience
  • Good knowledge of other Microsoft Office applications, Word, Outlook, etc.

Key Result Areas:

  • Number of amendments to bank
  • instructions as a result of internal company negligence
  • Performance on external audit examinations; number and complexity of queries raised, level of suspense and un-reconciled items
  • Ease of retrieval of information and documents
  • Timeliness of service delivery to end-users
  • Minimizing cost of operations
  • Adequacy and effectiveness of accounting processes & systems in enabling business operations
  • Effectiveness and adequacy of Treasury and cash management efforts
  • Timeliness and accuracy of financial management reports within support function
  • Customer satisfaction levels – speed of delivery and quality of service.


  • HND / B.Sc / M.Sc in Finance / Accounting.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

Application Deadline 5th March, 2020.

Note: Only applications of those residing in the specified locations will be considered.

Newsletter Updates

Enter your email address below to subscribe to our newsletter

Search For Jobs Offer And Vacancies In Nigeria