Career Recruitment for Accountant at Abbey Mortgage Bank in Nigeria November 2017

Abbey is the premier, largest and most profitable, non-aligned Primary Mortgage Bank in Nigeria. We were incorporated on August 26, 1991 and licensed to carry on business as a primary mortgage institution (PMI) by the Central Bank of Nigeria on January 20, 1992. We commenced full commercial operations on March 11, 1992. Abbey was listed on the Nigerian stock exchange in September, 2007 with an initial authorized share capital of N5million which has grown over the years through capital injection and bonus issue to more than N6.5 billion Total equity as at December, 2014.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Accountant
Location: Lagos
Job Description

  • Reporting to the Head of Accounts Division of the Department of Finance, the Accountant shall ensure proper and accurate recording of accounting entries (authenticity and accuracy of accounting documents, entries) in line with the accounting plan of the Bank and implement the financial policy of the Bank.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure the accuracy of account balances and effect correcting entries.
  • Ensure the set-up of account plans and the processing of accounting data.
  • Respect of the timelines for production of regulatory reporting and financial statements.
  • Prepare quarterly and annual financial statements.
  • Monitor fixed assets and stocks.
  • Verify the authenticity and accuracy of automated accounting documents generated by the information systems.
  • Prepare cheques, transfers and drafts for the payment of invoices.
  • Prepare bank reconciliation statements.
  • Ability to control by self the consistency of his work, and consistency of the work of his supervisees.
  • Quality of the day-to-day bookkeeping, and of the regular financial statements.
  • Respect of the timelines for production of regulatory reporting and financial statements.
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  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Management from a recognized University or Tertiary Institution.
  • Experience in treasury operations.
  • Experience in treasury operations.
  • Three years’ work experience preferably in Financial Sector
  • ICAN, ACCA or ACA will be an added advantage.
  • Experience in Financial Institution.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


  • Only applications received via the website will be considered.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for a test.
  • Abbey Mortgage Bank reserves the right to stop further action on this job vacancy notice.

Application Deadline  8th December, 2017

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