International / Multinational

Experienced Administrative / Accounting Officer at Greengates Group Limited

Greengates Group Limited is a multinational and majorly family held equity company established over 22 years ago to provide world class products and services in all the countries it operates.

From a vantage position, presence and partnerships with time tested and successful institutions in major industrialized and commercial capital in Europe, North America and Asia, we have acquired a world class solution to meeting our customers.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Experienced Administrative/Accounting Officer

Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full Time

Job Summary

  • We are looking for an experienced candidate with Administrative / Accounting knowledge to provide support and stability in our administrative and accounting department at one of the Groups Subsidiaries in a manufacturing environment.
  • The preferred candidate will be responsible for Administering and evaluating day-to-day activities, monitoring general accounting practices, office management, monitoring internal accounting controls, while providing support to the other functional areas of the organization.
  • The successful candidate would provide both operational and strategic support to the company.

Job Qualifications

  • Minimum HND/BSc qualification in Administration/Accounting.
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in Accounting Supervisory role, in a related industry.


  • Proven working experience as an Accountant, Administrative officer etc.
  • Advanced computer skills on MS Office, accounting software ERP software and use of databases.
  • Proven knowledge of book-keeping and accounting principles, practices, standards, laws and regulations.
  • Understanding of Group/FMCG/Financial Institutions accounting in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards.
  • Current trends and developments in Nigeria Tax System, Pension Scheme and CBN Regulations on Financial Institutions among others.
  • Communicate effectively in both written and verbal form.
  • High attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Should be Mowe- Ibafo residence.


Job Competencies, Capabilities and Requirements
To succeed in this role, the following will be expected:

  • Support the successful coordination of all company daily operations.
  • Supporting the existing accounting team in managing and overseeing the daily operations of the department.
  • Manage day-to-day accounting operations and ensure that there is no redundant process backup in place for every critical operation.
  • Support the Factory Manager and all other functional teams to ensure smooth daily operations.
  • Assist in making requests, prepares and requisitions for the necessary stationeries or equipment required by the department.
  • Monitoring and analyzing accounting data and produce financial reports or statements.
  • Supporting the establishment and enforcement of proper accounting methods, policies and principle.
  • Departmental Reports- Assist to generate the required weekly, monthly, quarterly, bi-.
  • Ensure that daily office supplies such as (are purchased before being out of stock Responding to queries, enquiries as it concern the administrations responsibilities.
  • Assisting with flight bookings, accommodation and travel arrangements
  • To maintain confidentiality and observe data protection and associated guidelines where appropriate.
  • Adhere to existing working practices, methods, procedures, undertake relevant training and development activities and to respond positively to new and alternative system.
  • Develop monthly and quarterly accounting reports for the management and the factory manager.
  • Assist in performing all tasks necessary to achieve the organization’s goal and help execute staff succession and growth plans.
  • Work with the financial controller on the strategic vision including fostering and cultivating stakeholder relationships, as well as assisting in the development and negotiation of contracts and partnership.
  • Participate in developing new business, specifically: assist the team in identifying new funding opportunities, the drafting of prospective programmatic budgets, and determining cost-effectiveness of prospective new venture.
  • Ensure substantial documentation is approved and available such that all purchases/expenses are duly reviewed.
  • Develop and maintain systems of internal controls to safeguard financial assets of the organization.
  • Monitor banking activities of the Company.
  • Oversee the design, implementation, and timely calculations of incentives, commissions, and salaries for the staff.
  • Oversee the maintenance of the inventory of all fixed assets, including carrying test for impairment.
    Meets accounting financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions.

Deadline: Friday, 25th September, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should kindly send their CV and cover letter to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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