Accounts Payables Supervisor

1st CRT Group UK & Lagos Nigeria

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A firm in the education sector seeks qualified candidates to fill this role


Qualification and Experience:

The ideal candidate should possess A minimum of first degree or equivalent in Accounting with over 7 years’ Accounts Payable experience.



The Ideal candidate must:

Be self-motivated,

Be analytical, 

Be organized,

Be a good communicator

Be able to work with minimal supervision.

Have a good ERP experience and

Have an in-depth understanding of Microsoft Office.



Key Accountabilities:

  • Receives and records all invoices and payment requests, and log on to the database for tracking.
  • Reviews invoices/payment requests to ensure that these are legitimate, agrees with contracts/ Purchase order and confirms that goods/services have been received by the company.
  • Maintains copies of approved contracts and Purchase Orders for review against invoices.
  • Accurately code invoices to relevant Cost Centre/Accounts, and obtain approvals for all invoices prior to payment processing.
  • Ensures that all AP/payment transactions are correctly recorded in the accounting system for the periods that they relate, and follow up with the Management Accountant to accrual all unpaid invoices.
  • Ensures that all payment instruments (eg cash, cheque booklets etc.) are safely stored and used only for the approved business of the Organization.
  • Ensures that the VAT, WHT rules are implemented for all payments made to 3rd parties.
  • Ensures that all remittances of indirect taxes to the Federal Inland Revenue Service and Lagos State Board of Internal Revenue are complete and to time.
  • Ensures that all AP/payment documents are systematically filed for ease of retrieval for at least 7 years.
  • Ensure that adequate control procedures exist for the disbursement of company funds.
  • Implement a process that ensures that only authorized persons from the vendors collect payment instruments and tax receipts from the Organization
  • Any other assignment from either the Finance Manager or The GM Finance.



1st CRT Group UK & Lagos Nigeria

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)




Accounting / Audit / Tax

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

7 - 10 years

Application Deadline

2 months from now