Inventory Accountant

Location(s): Nigeria / Lagos

Category: Accounting, Accounting & Bookkeeping, Financial Planning

Level: Professional

Job Type: Full-Time

Min. Qualification: Bachelors

Min. Years of Experience: 4-6

Start date: 08/25/2017

Duration: Fulltime/Long-term

Job Description

Job Description


The Inventory Accountant at HealthPlus Group will be responsible for HealthPlus inventory management by ensuring that all inventory related transactions are adequately accounted for.


Key elements of the role


  • Ensure that goods are duly received in with invoice and delivery note that conform to PO.
  • Ensure accurate costing of products and upload to the ERP on a timely manner.
  • Ensure timely implementation of Pricing and Price Changes
  • Coordinate the Warehouse Team and ensure timely delivery to branches
  • Ensure that Inventory Transactions e.g. issues, returns, goods in transit are properly managed with minimal level of damaged and expired products.
  • Continues Improvement in the Internal Controls related to Inventory
  • Ensure that Inventory are reconciled to the General Ledger
  • Prepare stock journal and post to ERP upon obtaining the stock count report from the Internal Audit.
  • Developing of Inventory report in a timely manner for management use
  • Special Assignment as may be assigned by management.
  • Support the Company budgeting process with account analysis
  • Perform margin analysis by SKU, category and by branch

Desired Qualities

Desired Skills & Experience


  • Bachelor’s Degree or HND in Accounting
  • Membership of relevant professional bodies preferably ICAN
  • 4years of Post ICAN qualification experience as Inventory Accountant or similar role in FMCG
  • Use of Accounting Software experience in ERP
  • Understanding of IFRS/GAAP in relation to Inventory
  • Excellent leadership & influencing skills
  • Excellent verbal & written communications skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Strong proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office skills like Word, Outlook, and Excel.
  • Upholding quality and continuous improvement
  • High level of integrity
  • Excellent interpersonal skills & people skills
  • High level of emotional intelligence
  • High level of personal effectiveness
  • Presentation skills
  • Good problem solving and decision making skills
  • Innovative and forward thinking, with a track record of executing new ideas

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