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Account Officer in a Leading Haulage Company

White Soul Investment Limited – Our client, a leading Haulage company located in Calabar is looking to engage suitably qualified candidate to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Account Officer

Location: Calabar, Cross River
Employment Type: Full-time

Key Functions of the Role

  • Manage the entire depot impress accounts including request for reimbursement, disbursement and recording of transactions;
  • Prepare and participate in budget development and forecast preparation, monitor Depot budgets and review variance between actual and budget and report to the HOF;
  • Prepare for and participate in annual statutory audit exercise of the company;
  • Manage all trade payable invoices for payment to vendors on due dates;
  • Carry out pre-audits of all vouchers, invoices and financial request to ensure accuracy and appropriateness prior to obtaining final approval, payment and disbursement of cheques.
  • Assists with providing support and documentation on internal processes;
  • Set up and maintain fixed assets register, comply with laid down process and procedures and maintain a proper fixed asset register for the entire terminal.
  • Prepare and present a daily, weekly and monthly financial reports to the Head of Finance as may be requested;
  • Carry out other assignments as may be required from time to time by Head of Finance;

Academic Qualifications and Experience

  • First degree in Accounting or related fields from a reputable university / polytechnic.
  • Additional qualification will be added advantage
  • At least 2 years’ experience in financial accounting
  • High degree of accuracy
  • Willingness to work weekends and overtime

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA) Required:

  • Good working knowledge and understanding of basic accounting principles; practices, accounts payable and receivable management, financial management and financial reporting;
  • Effective oral and written communications, interpersonal and planning skills;
  • Proficiency in the use of computer applications and Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, Outlook, Power point and Financial Application;
  • Good organizational skill and ability to manage documentations and make past and future documentations accessible;
  • Strong management skills with a demonstrated ability to take initiative;
  • Proven working experience as a Head of Finance;
  • Experience in preparing accurate and thorough Financial Reports and related schedule in line with established deadlines;
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles, processes and procedures necessary to produce deliverables.

Deadline: 31st October, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: recruitment@whitesoulmotors.com using the “Job title” as subject of the email.

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