Account Officer at Eye Foundation Hospital Group

The Eye foundation hospital was started in 1993 as a high tech specialist Eye hospital capable of providing services comparable to those obtainable abroad. It is the first and foremost indigenous eye practice in the country that runs a group practice with many sub specialized ophthalmologists.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Account OfficerLocation: LagosJob DescriptionPreparation of customers invoices.Issuance of receipt for payment made by customersTracing of direct lodgment into the bank accounts and reconciliation with invoices and receipts raised.Raising of cheques for payment and daily banking operations.Preparation of payment vouchers in a manner that ensures that transaction classifications are in appropriate headsDaily postings of all payment vouchersMaintain general ledger accounts for all assets, liabilities, income and expensesPrepare journal entries for accruals, prepayments, depreciation, amortizations, errors and variances.Perform accounting analysis for cash accruals, account payables, account receivables, reconciliations and foreign exchange.Provide appropriate accounting information on any customer accounts/ledger and balances whenever needed.Preparation of fixed assets schedule.Assist various departments in detailing or resolving any accounting issues or queries.Analyze and perform foreign currency transaction reporting, and provide foreign exchange related data.Assist in preparation of tax schedules and filing activities.Reconcile general ledger accounts with trial balance and revenue accounts with cash lodgment, receipt raise/issued and credit sales.Prepare schedule of provision for doubtful debts.Review financial reports to identify and explain variances.Follow documentation retention policy to maintain accounting files.Prepare cash flow statements and resolve outstanding balancing issues.Ensure that the accounting department adheres to the standard accounting principles and procedures of the company.Perform the end of the month account closing activities.Provide details and commentaries for all balances on trial balance with analysis of variances and movement in balances.Adhere to standard accounting principles and company procedures.Prepare a Step-by-Step listing of your work process; Please note that this is a critical function without which you will not qualify for any form of leave;Any other ad hoc duties as prescribed by the CFO or Head of Finance to assist in achieving Finance & Accounts Department and overall organizational objectives. 

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