• Accounting Assistant at AS Operations West Africa Limited

  • Posted on: 10 January, 2017 Deadline: 15 January, 2017
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  • AS Operations West Africa Ltd. (ASO), is a Nigeria-registered subsidiary of Adam Smith International (ASI). ASO provides operational support to three DFID-funded projects in Nigeria, i.e. NIAF, GEMS and ENABLE. Operational services include IT and Communications; Residential and Hotel Accommodations; Administrative Support; Domestic Ground and Air Transportation; International Travel and Protocol; and, Security Services.


    Accounting Assistant


    Job Ref: 0701

    Job Summary

    • Based in Kaduna, this position works within the Accounting Services Section of a mid-sized operational services company. Among our clients is a leading international advisory firm that works throughout the world to help reform and improve economies and institutions
    • This is an mid-level position which provides accounting support to the client by performing a number of financial tasks
    • Salary is based on an established, posted pay scale. This position is classified as an Administrative Services Level 5


    • Management of a payment voucher system;
    • Following up with clients on missing documentation;
    • Remitting monthly PAYE to FIRS;
    • Assisting in the preparation of monthly bank reconciliation statements;
    • Maintaining a filing system; and
    • Other related duties.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Ability to accurately transfer data from one source to another;
    • Ability to perform basic accounting functions;
    • Knowledge of GAAP, internal controls and accounting procedures;
    • Ability to use a personal computer and software applications especially Microsoft Word and Excel;
    • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing;
    • Ability to work with minimum supervision and effectively prioritize tasks; and
    • Knowledge of the double entry principle of accounting.

    Education and Experience:

    • B.Sc Degree in Accounting or any related field of study; and
    • Experience with the use of a variety of computer applications including Excel and Word.

    Method of Application

    Application Deadline
    16:00hrs; 15th January, 2017

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their application letters and CV's to gm@asoperations.com Please note "Accounting Assistant - Kaduna" in the subject line.

    Your application package should include:

    • A cover letter detailing how you meet the Education, Experience, Licensing and Certification qualifications;
    • Your CV; and
    • Contact details for three recent work-related referees


    • Only applicants who meet the Education and Experience qualifications will be contacted. If you do not meet these, you need not apply.
    • Applications received after this time will not be considered.

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