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Account Officers Needed in Lagos

Fosad Consulting Limited – Our client, a building construction company is hiring young and dynamic
individuals for the position of Account Officer. The role consist of Accounts Receivable, Payable and other administrative functions.

Job Title: Account Officers

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Accounts Receivable Function (Primary Function):

    Daily/periodic Invoicing: process invoices for relevant departments upon receipt of relevant invoice request
    Receipt of member/customer payments: process cheque payments, credit card transactions and direct deposits
    Daily banking: cheques and cash
    Processing monthly journals: interest received etc
    Communicate with staff/members/customers regarding invoicing and payment of invoices
    Primary Function of this role

Accounts Payable Function (Secondary to Accounts Receivable Function):

    Processing of creditors invoices
    Raising of payments ensuring proper authorisations: via cheque and electronic funds transfer
    Processing of corporate credit card transactions: ensuring corporate purchasing policy is being followed by relevant cardholders
    Manage and reconcile office petty cash
    Communicate with creditors regarding outstanding accounts and payment of outstanding accounts

Administrative Functions:

    Photocopying/Printing and collating paperwork
    Filing paperwork
    Management of filing system

Secondary Responsibilities
Payroll Function:

    Assist the Financial Controller where required with the weekly processing of payroll transactions
    Minimum exposure

Compliance Activities:

    Assist Financial Controller where required with compliance regime with regards to VAT, PAYE Withholding, Superannuation, Payroll Tax, Fringe Benefits Tax and Work Cover Minimal exposure

Other tasks where required:

    Other tasks where instructed by the Financial Controller.


    Minimum of OND in Accounting
    2-3 years’ experience in similar role


    Perform to earn Management’s full confidence
    Assure discreet handling of all business
    Keep business documents confidential

Additional Information
Skills & Personal Attributes:

    Demonstrated ability to contribute in a professional and collaborative way to a team
    Knowledge of contemporary IT including word processing, email, spreadsheet, database and similar disciples, Peachtree and Sage software and PowerPoint
    Demonstrate high level of oral communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to manage the flow of people and business, liaise and consult with internal and external stakeholders regarding sensitive and confidential matters, and maintain effective working relationships in a high volume environment
    Demonstrate a high level of confidentiality, tact, discretion, initiative and sound judgement
    Excellent organisational skills including the ability to determine priorities, meet regular deadlines and take/follow up action
    Must be a highly reliable individual

How to Apply

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