Manufacturing / FMCG / Industrial

Accounts Officer in a Reputable FMCG Company

A reputable FMCG company in Lagos, Nigeria with operations in bakery and confectionery food items require the services of:

Job Title: Accounts Officer

Location: Ikeja, Lagos

Job Description

  • The Accounts Officer will champion the provision of a comprehensive accounting service for his/her assigned Business Division, ensuring the TC&C is fully in control of all its financial transactions and also ensure all finance data and ERP related reports are created and submitted in a timely manner (as related to payables & receivables)

Education, Experience & Attribute

  • A Bachelor’s degree / HND in Accounting or a related discipline from a reputable tertiary institution.
  • Other relevant postgraduate degree(s) will be an added advantage.
  • Must have or be in the process of obtaining relevant Professional Certifications and Memberships
  • A minimum of three (3) years cognate experience working in an FMCG Mass Market Company
  • Living around Ikeja and environs will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of complex Food manufacturing Accounting system will be an added advantage
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong business ethics and high level of integrity.
  • Excellent Bank Transaction execution skills.
  • Good Inter personal and Communication skills.
  • Good record keeping skills
  • Petty Cash Management skills
  • Must be Computer Literate.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide financial analysis and decision support to the head of the business division, through both proactive and reactive performance analysis, whilst offering advice on cost management strategies as required.
  • Liaise with all internal and external audit functions, ensuring that relevant information is supplied as at when due
  • Assist the Head Finance Operations with financial accounting related reviews, whilst driving the implementation of recommendations for procedural changes
  • Ensure the timely processing of suppliers / vendor invoices for payment.
  • Effective monitoring of TC&C’s debtors’ and creditors’ schedule.
  • Keep all financial operations documents organized and filed.
  • Detect and eliminate errors in payment request.
  • Imputing of all invoices and payment vouchers to the ERP general ledger.
  • Confirm all retirement before another cash advance is processed for any staff.
  • Ensure posting of items received by the store into appropriate Trade Creditor’s account
  • Finalize posting of products received by Warehouse and recognize respective suppliers.
  • Prepare Creditor’s Age Analysis for tracking un-paid invoices.
  • Schedule payment of suppliers’ invoices and ensure that they are due before being paid.
  • Prepare schedule of paid invoices and Bank confirmation letter.
  • Update Creditor’s account through proper allocation of payments made on daily basis.
  • Ensure proper posting of Payment Vouchers for OPEX, salaries, projects and repairs.
  • Prepare weekly Payment Analysis for Cash flow report.

Salary and Remuneration
Attractive and negotiable salary & remuneration.

Deadline: 7th July, 2020.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: with ‘Accounts Officer – Ikeja’ as subject of the mail.

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