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  • Posted on: 26 January, 2015 Deadline: 16 January, 2015
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    Our client is one of the top three Insurance companies in Nigeria. As a result of expansion, there exists the vacancy for an Account Officer.

    Accounts Officer


    Job Location: Victoria Island, Lagos.

    Job Description:

    Accounts receivable

    • Generate invoices and credit notes

    • Reconcile accounts receivable subsidiary ledger with general ledger

    • Maintain aged debtors’ trial balance within policy thresholds and follow up customers with outstanding balances

    • Prepare aged debtor lists and contact clients in order to procure outstanding payments

    • Liaise with section managers; follow up of longstanding/delinquent debtors.

    • Establish and maintain positive working relationships with customers

    • Banking duties as required

    Accounts payable and inventory

    • Data entry of vendor invoices

    • Maintenance of inventory data base

    • Generate vendor payments as required

    • Reconciliation of petty cash

    • Assist with processing of credit card reconciliations

    General ledger

    • Prepare month-end reconciliations, journals, accruals and pre-payments, to trial balance

    • Prepare month-end sales & management reporting as necessary

    Payroll support

    • Prepare and process payroll as at when due

    • Prepare, check and reconcile payroll reports to ensure accuracy of processing.


    • Provide high quality, prompt advice to managers and staff on finance policies, processes and queries.

    • Other administrative and accounts duties as assigned from time to time.

     Education, Skills & Attributes

    • The desired candidate preferably a Male MUST have HND/BSC in accounting with an UPPER CREDIT/ SECOND CLASS UPPER ( not a chartered accountant)
    • 3 – 4 years work experience in similar field
    • Must be IT savvy
    • Must be able to work with accounting software
    • Must be very good with Microsoft Excel
    • Ability to demonstrate initiative, flexibility and attention to detail in a busy, changing work
    • environment
    • Ability to plan and organise work schedule and work within tight timelines
    • Ability to provide high-calibre customer service
    • Achieve results by working to agreed priorities, outcomes and time constraints.
    • Cultivates productive working relationships by actively participating in teamwork and group activities.
    • Displays personal drive and integrity working as directed to achieve work objectives
    • Communicates with influence by confidently presenting messages in a clear, concise manner.

    Method of Application

    Qualified candidates should please forward CV’s to ‘ using ‘Account Officer – Insurance’ as subject of mail. Only experienced candidates will be contacted for an interview.

    Closing date is 16th, February, 2015.

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