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  • Posted: Mar 31, 2021
    Deadline: Apr 15, 2021
  • Westsons Limited is a business consulting service that provides support to organization by applying resources to solve complex business challenges; thereby providing a sustainable platform to build value. We provide value-adding solutions by using our extensive repository of knowledge to help organizations meet their objectives.
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    Accounts Payable Officer

    Our client, a reputable company in the upstream oil and gas industry is currently recruiting to fill the position below:

    Business Type:    Upstream Oil & Gas

    Department:        Finance and Accounts

    Reports To:         Head, Accounts Payable

    Job Purpose

    The Accounts Payable Officer will provide support to Head of Accounts Payable to deliver efficient accounts payable practice.

    Key Roles and Responsibilities

    • Support timely payment of corporate supplier invoices, employee claims, and related party transactions.
    • Match vendor invoices with purchase orders and goods receipts Notes (or service tickets).
    • Verify the accuracy of vendor invoices and confirm that the correct cost center and general ledger account codes are used.
    • Receives and records all invoices and payment requests and log on to the database for tracking.
    • Maintains copies of approved contracts for review against invoices.
    • Ensures that remittances of all statutory taxes to the Federal Inland Revenue Service and Lagos State Board of Internal Revenue are completed and to time.
    • Ensures that all AP/payment documents are systematically filed for ease of retrieval for at least 7 years.
    • Manages ledger integrity by investigation of balances and supplier reconciliations.
    • Preparation of weekly performance report on invoicing and payments.
    • Regularly monitors the accounts payable aging reports to measure the effectiveness of early payment performance.
    • Work with Treasury unit regarding the management of day-to-day liquidity.
    • Support month end activities by raising all invoices and completing payment run in the ERP system  

    Preferred Skills / Prerequisites

    • Must be able to deal with multi-currency transactions.
    • knowledge in application of ERP Accounting Systems.
    • General Applications: Microsoft Office packages
    • Exposure to accounts and supplier reconciliations
    • Knowledge of taxes applicable in Oil and Gas industry

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or any finance related field.
    • Professional accreditation (ACA, ACCA) will be an added advantage.

    Work Experience

    • Minimum of 4 years post-graduation experience, preferably in the role of account payable officer.
    • Upstream Oil and Gas experience is preferable.

    Method of Application

    This job has expired. Application is no longer allowed

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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