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Account Payable Executive At Reckitt Benckiser

Date Posted: 02/Feb/2017
Deadline: 09/Feb/2017

Reckitt Benckiser is the world's leading consumer health and hygiene company. Every day, across 60 countries, we work with the best people to challenge conventional thinking and strive to find even better ways to give people innovative solutions for healthier lives and happier homes.

We trust people in what they do and we give full accountability and autonomy to make things happen. That’s how we generate the game-changing ideas that built 19 iconic Powerbrands around the world, such as Nurofen, Strepsils, Mucinex, Dettol, Lysol, Finish and Vanish.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Account Payable Executive

Location: Lagos State

Job Type: Full time

Department: Finance

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Able to Match, batch and code invoices
  • Maintaining rigorous controls over transactions to mitigate any fraud risks
  • Strong background in internal control processes and procedures
  • Handling confidential information in line with the company's data security protocols
  • Investigating and resolving all irregular and unusual transactions
  • Methodical approach to getting things done

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform the day to day processing of accounts payable transactions to ensure that municipal finances are maintained in an effective, up to date and accurate manner
  • Receive and verify invoices and requisitions for goods and services
  • Verify that transactions comply with financial policies and procedures
  • Prepare batches of invoices for data entry
  • Data enter invoices for payment
  • Process backup reports after data entry
  • Manage the weekly cheque run
  • Record all cheques
  • Prepare vendor cheques for mailing
  • List all vendor cheques in the log book
  • Prepare manual cheques as and when required
  • Maintain listing of accounts payable
  • Maintain the general ledger
  • Maintain updated vendor files and file numbers
  • Print and distribute monthly financial reports
  • Complete payroll functions in order to ensure staff are paid in an accurate and timely manner
  • Establish and maintain confidential casual employee files
  • Calculate salaries and benefits
  • Verify pay amounts, hours of work, deductions, etc.
  • Verify coding and obtain signatures
  • Batch pay sheets for data entry
  • Data enter of payroll information
  • Log in and distribute pay cheques
  • Prepare and remit source deductions and payroll tax


  • Provide administrative support in order to ensure effective and efficient office operations


  • Maintain inventory files
  • Maintain a filing system for all financial documents
  • Ensure the confidentiality and security of all financial and employee files
  • Perform other related duties as required

Key Challenges:

  • Meet deadlines associated with a wide variety of people on various issues


  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree or Higher National Diploma in Accounting or other related courses.
  • Minimum 3 years’ accounts payable or general accounting experience
  • Proficient in data entry and management
  • Knowledge of relevant accounting software
  • Knowledge of general accounting procedures

All CV’s should be sent on/before Thursday, 9th February 2017, with the relevant position applied for as heading.


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