Account Payable Officer

Job Summary

As an AP officer, you will be responsible for the timely processing of vendors' payments, booking of expenses, and reconciliation of vendor balances. Overall, your responsibilities will include verification of vendor claims before payments are made and proper accounting of goods and services in a timely manner.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description/Requirements

​Responsibilities:

  • Check accuracy of invoices
  • Input and code invoices to cost center
  • Process invoices
  • Match Invoices with Purchase Order (if applicable)
  • Send invoices to Manager for payment approval
  • Schedule payment runs based on standard company payment terms
  • Verify and process employee expense claims and manage the approval and payment process.
  • Update and maintain vendor database in a timely manner.
  • Perform reconciliations including supplier statement reconciliations, accrual accounts reconciliation, and more.
  • Support the month-end process by providing supporting documentation for month-end journals report on Aged Payables plus other ad hoc reporting where applicable
  • Identify improvements to the accounts payable process.

Requirements:

  • BSc in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or a related field
  • 3+ years of experience (ICAN membership added advantage)
  • Good communication skills and reporting skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Solid understanding of basic accounting and accounts payable principles.
  • Strong finance and accounting knowledge, including experience with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
  • Proven ability to calculate, post, and manage financial records
  • Accurate data entry skills
  • Ability to build good relationships with vendors and suppliers
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability work as part of a broader team
  • Intermediate computer software skills, including Excel and Accounting packages

We offer:

  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
  • The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team working around the world
  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders for our future internet ventures.

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Lagos
| Full Time |
NGN 250,000 - 400,000
2mos
Lagos
| Full Time |
NGN 250,000 - 400,000
2mos