Senior Accountant at GIG LOGISTICS

GIG Logistics, short for God is Good Logistics, is a Nigerian-based logistics and courier services company established in 2008 as a subsidiary of the GIG Group. Initially focused on courier and delivery services within Nigeria, the company quickly expanded its offerings to encompass a broader spectrum of logistics solutions, including freight and cargo transportation, warehousing, e-commerce fulfillment, and supply chain management. GIG Logistics became a prominent player in the Nigerian logistics industry by building a reputation for reliability, customer-centric service, and an extensive nationwide network of branches and hubs.

The company’s strategic partnership with e-commerce platforms allowed it to tap into the burgeoning e-commerce market in Nigeria, offering last-mile delivery and fulfillment services for online retailers. GIG Logistics also embraced technology, providing customers with an online platform to track shipments and access various logistics services conveniently. Their commitment to quality and timely deliveries, combined with a diversified approach that extends into sectors such as hospitality and real estate through the GIG Group, has contributed to their growth and competitiveness in the Nigerian logistics landscape.


  • Senior Accountant


  • Lagos, Nigeria

Job Schedule

  • Full Time

Posting Date

  • 6th Oct, 2023.


  • HND/BA/B.Sc

Duties and Responsibilities

Below are the duties/responsibilities of theSenior Accountant

  • Prepare asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information
  • Document financial transactions by entering account information
  • Preparation of bank reconciliation statement.
  • Recommend financial actions by analyzing accounting options
  • Summarize current financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports
  • Substantiate financial transactions by auditing documents
  • Maintain accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures
  • Monitor the book of account, financial reporting, and financial compliance of the company
  • Guide accounting clerical staff by coordinating activities and answering questions
  • Reconcile financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information
  • Secure financial information by completing database backups
  • Verify, allocate, post, and reconcile transactions
  • Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results
  • Analyze financial information and summarize financial status
  • Provide technical support and advice on management
  • Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and generally accepted accounting procedures
  • Participate in financial standards setting and in forecast process
  • Provide input into department’s goal setting process
  • Prepare financial statements and produce budget according to schedule
  • Direct internal and external audits to ensure compliance
  • Plan, assign, and review staff’s work
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Communicate with Manager and Department Heads on work status and other issues that arise

Requirements and Skills

Below are the qualifications and skills needed

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree or HND in Accounting or related discipline.
  • 3 – 5 years cognate experience.
  • Membership of ICAN or ACCA is preferred
  • Thorough knowledge of financial legislations/ regulations, procedures and principles.
  • Aptitude for numbers and attention to detail
  • Proven understanding of IFRS and GAAP
  • Proficiency in accounting software usage (e.g., SAGE) and advance Microsoft Excel

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should forward his/her CV to [email protected] using position as the subject of the mail.

Application Deadline

3rd November, 2023.