Recruitment / Consulting

Job Vacancy for Account Officer at IRW Nigeria

IRW Nigeria – We at IRW are helpmates to your business and because we believe in the uniqueness of every individual and business, we tailor our solutions to suit your needs and aspirations. We are not only our client’s brand ambassadors but their biggest fan.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Account Officer

Location: Rivers

Job Description

  • Establish accounting practices and procedures to ensure due process in accounting processes
  • Put in place cost-control measures to discourage wastage of company assets, equipment, materials and tools.
  • Disburse payments in cheque and cashes to 3rd party contractors/suppliers on Thursdays, and liaise with team leaders and department head in the purchase of tools and materials for contract execution as the case may be.
  • Prepare payroll (reflecting necessary deductions (e.g. P.A.Y.E) or additions (e.g. Bonus, Vacation Allowance) and ensure 100% accuracy before sending it in for management approval by the 25th of the month.
  • Recommend for management approval and ensure to conclusion by the business year end, a firm to audit the company’s account
  • Report monthly: the company’s income and expenditure status.
  • Ensure prompt monthly payments and returns are made to the appropriate statutory organs e.g. Workmen Compensation Insurance Scheme, D.P.R., P.A.Y.E., V.A.T., RSA (Pension) etc.; and utilities payments to ensure uninterrupted internet, telephone and power services
  • Obtain & file monthly company bank transaction statements & confirm against internally recorded transactions
  • Manage account stationery ensuring supply of needed items (e.g. receipt, invoice of every work booklets etc.) & apply for new cheque booklets when necessary.
  • Participate in preparation of Pre-qualification and Commercial bids for opportunities published in the dailies, internet or other notification.


  • Resides in Port-Harcourt
  • Proficient in the use of Peachtree, SAGE and other accounting software
  • At least one year working experience as an accounter
  • Not younger than 25 years old.

Deadline: 1st March, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should write a 1000 words essay ONLY on “How you will contribute to the growth of the organisation as an Account Officer” should you be employed. Essays should be sent to:

 ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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