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Vacancy For An Account Officer

Date Posted: 30/Jul/2014
Deadline: 13/Aug/2014



Our client is an Indigenous Nigerian Company dedicated towards the development of agro-allied production of consumable products. As a result of expansion, the above position has become vacant.

Job Location: Ikorodu, Lagos. (Proximity to Location is KEY!)

Job Description:

Accounts receivable

• Generate sales invoices and credit notes

• Reconcile accounts receivable subsidiary ledger with general ledger

• Maintain aged debtors’ trial balance within policy thresholds and follow up customers with outstanding balances

• Prepare aged debtor lists and contact clients in order to procure outstanding payments

• Liaise with section managers; follow up of longstanding/delinquent debtors.

• Establish and maintain positive working relationships with customers

• Banking duties as required

Accounts payable and inventory

• Data entry of vendor invoices

• Maintenance of inventory data base

• Generate vendor payments as required

• Reconciliation of petty cash

• Assist with processing of credit card reconciliations

General ledger

• Prepare month-end reconciliations, journals, accruals and pre-payments, to trial balance

• Prepare month-end sales & management reporting as necessary

Payroll support

• Prepare and process payroll as at when due

• Prepare, check and reconcile payroll reports to ensure accuracy of processing.


• Provide high quality, prompt advice to managers and staff on finance policies, processes and queries.

• Other administrative and accounts duties as assigned from time to time.


 Education, Skills & Attributes

  • HND/BSC in accounting ( not a chartered accountant)
  • 2 – 3 years work experience in similar field
  • Must be IT savvy
  • Must be able to work with accounting software
  • Must be very good with Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative, flexibility and attention to detail in a busy, changing work
  • environment
  • Ability to plan and organise work schedule and work within tight timelines
  • Ability to provide high-calibre customer service
  • Achieve results by working to agreed priorities, outcomes and time constraints.
  • Cultivates productive working relationships by actively participating in teamwork and group


  • Displays personal drive and integrity working as directed to achieve work objectives
  • Communicates with influence by confidently presenting messages in a clear, concise manner.
  • Candidate MUST reside in Ikorodu and its environment.



Salary is N70, 000 /M


Qualified candidates resident in Ikorodu and its environment should please forward CVs to ‘[email protected] using ‘Account Officer – IKD’ as subject of mail. Proximity to Job location is KEY!


Only experienced and qualified candidates will be shortlisted and invited for an interview. Closing date is 13th, August, 2014.

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