Accounting Officer

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Job Brief:

Reporting To Finance Manager Responsible For N/A 

 

Job Summary: 

job role is responsible for processing Head Office payments, account payable monitoring and reconciliation, reconciliation of relevant sub-ledger(s) and control accounts to the General Ledger and the proper management and administration of Head Office Petty Cash (impress) account.

 

Main Duties And Responsibilities

Accounts Payable: 

Timely processing Head Office payments to suppliers, contractors, and employees 

Efficient monthly reconciliation of vendor/supplier statements and related transactions

Raising Payment Vouchers for timely processing of Head Office accounts payables

Reporting and Financial Statements:

Maintain Head Office accounting ledgers and sub-ledgers by verifying and timely posting all Head Office account transactions

Efficiently manage and administer Head Office Impress (Petty Cash) 

Review and process Head Office Cash Advance requests; review all Cash Advance retirements to ensure they comply with Department & Company Policy

Maintain Head Office accounting ledgers and sub-ledgers by verifying and posting all account transactions

Financial Control:

Review invoices for compliance with purchase/service orders and Department/Company policies and processes

Call over daily entries against originating/supporting documents

Monthly reconciliation of the Procurement Unit (fixed assets and inventory) to the General Ledger 

Proof branch expense entries per branch return to ensure accuracy and validity; forward to the Finance Manager for final review authorization/approval to post

Payroll:

In conjunction with the Employee Services Unit (HR Department), perform monthly reconciliation of Employee Payroll, Pension, and Income Tax remittances to ensure error-free and timely payments

Miscellaneous

Update knowledge and keep abreast of new regulations or policies that may affect the company’s financial processing and reporting methodology. 

Perform any other duties as assigned by the Accounts

 

Key Interfaces

External:

Vendors 

External Auditors

Internal: 

HR 

Inventory Management Unit

Branch Admin. Officers

 

Key Target: 

Timely posting of entries into ledgers

Timely reconciliation of Vendors & Suppliers’ invoices and branch returns

Education, Qualifications & Experience  

Education 

Minimum of a BSc in Accounting, Finance or other related disciplines.

ICAN/ANAN/ACCA/CIMA certification will be an added advantage

Post Graduate Studies      

Previous Experience Minimum of 5 years of experience in an accounting/finance setting, general ledger experience. 

Experience in handling a variety of month-end, close out responsibilities and working within generally accepted accounting principles.

 

Expected Skills and Competencies 

Analytical

Computer Skills (MS Office & the Internet)

Communication Skills –            

Oral & written

Collaboration/Teamwork

Commercial Awareness

Customer Service/Focus

Detail Orientation

Integrity  

Initiative

NR

Planning & Organization

Time Management

Personal  Attributes & Physical Demands

Efficient and organized with strong Time Management skills

Detail-oriented, result oriented and able to respect and properly handle confidential information

Well-developed interpersonal and listening skills; able to communicate effectively with a wide variety of audiences

Patient and Resilient

 

This is an outline of the Post Holder's duties and responsibilities and is not intended as an exhaustive list. It may change from time to time in order to meet the changing needs of the Business.

 

 

Summary

Company

Echo Scan Services Limited

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Lagos

Specialization

Accounting / Audit / Tax

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

5 - 7 years