Job Description:

Our client is an emerging leader in the hospitality industry with a prestigious hotel renowned for offering exceptional hospitality and guest experiences. With a commitment to delivering unparalleled service, our client is looking for a meticulous and dedicated accountant to join the team. The Hotel’s accountant will play a vital role in ensuring accurate financial management and reporting, contributing to the success and financial health of our establishment.


  • Manage all aspects of the hotel’s financial operations, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger, and payroll processing.
  • Prepare and analyse financial statements, budgets, and variance reports, providing insights to support strategic decision-making by management.
  • Prepare reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts monthly.
  • Oversee daily cash flow management, ensuring sufficient funds are available for operational needs.
  • Coordinate and review all financial transactions, ensuring compliance with internal policies and accounting standards.
  • Perform regular reconciliations of bank accounts, vendor accounts, and other financial records to maintain accuracy and integrity.
  • Prepare and file tax returns and ensure compliance with tax regulations and reporting requirements.
  • Monitor and control hotel expenses, implementing cost-saving measures without compromising service quality.
  • Collaborate with department heads to develop and manage department budgets, providing guidance on financial matters.
  • Assist in financial forecasting and planning to support the hotel’s growth and expansion objectives.
  • Monitor and maintain inventory and stock ledgers
  • Compute PAYE, VAT taxes and render returns
  • Prepare monthly payroll
  • Participate in internal and external financial audits
  • Manage internal controls to safeguard assets and maintain financial transparency.
  • Conduct periodic audits
  • Keep up-to-date with financial regulations and industry trends to ensure best practices in financial management.
  • Update internal systems with financial data
  • Ensure all transactions are captured in company ERP
  • Maintain and manage the financial documents to safeguard financial records and audit.
  • Review and implement financial policies

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 4 years experience as an Accountant.
  • Experience in business tax planning and management
  • Experience calculating and remitting taxes to the FIRS and LIRS.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles, financial reporting, and taxation.
  • Proficiency in using accounting software and MS Office applications.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with keen attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team-oriented environment.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills, with the ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively with colleagues and stakeholders.
  • Membership of a recognized accounting professional body is an advantage.
Job Category: Accounting & Finance
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Lagos-Nigeria

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