Account Officer in Lagos, Nigeria

Engineering / Technology
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

  • The main purpose of an account officer is to analyze financial activities.
  • He is also responsible for promotion of all the products.
  • An account officer maintains the growth targets of finance in a company.
  • Helps in solving due accounts of the past.
  • The looks after managing financial risks.
  • He also helps in improving pricing of item and of sales.
  • He reviews all the necessary documents to avoid disputes.
  • If any financial problem arises, it is his duty to look after the matter and solve it.
  • He also looks for areas to cut the cost of the company. This helps in gaining profit.
  • He is responsible for all the client communications.
  • He looks after the quality standards to ensure clients are satisfied with the products.


  • Must be in charge of all the accounts maintained in the company.
  • Account officers prepare the budget for the companies they are working under. He compares previous years budgets and try to improve the drawbacks.
  • They should be prepared to lead during crisis.
  • An account officer must maintain payments and receipts.
  • He must ensure all the bills are paid properly.
  • Another important duty of an account officer is to look whether all the audit objectives and audit statements are responded properly.
  • He should allocate works to staffs according to workload.
  • Look after weekly/monthly reports.


  • Should have a degree/diploma in accounting.
  • An account officer must have an experience of 1-3years before joining the profession.
  • Sometimes a management degree such a MBA is also required.
  Apply Now
Ads by Careerslip