ACCOUNTING OFFICER in Lagos, Nigeria

Industry
Oil & Gas / Mining
Specialization
Accounting
Minimum Qualification
HND
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Gender
Male or Female
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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.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information.
  • Documents financial transactions by entering account information.
  • Recommends financial actions by analyzing accounting options.
  • Summarizes current financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports.
  • Substantiates financial transactions by auditing documents.
  • Maintains accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures.
  • Guides accounting clerical staff by coordinating activities and answering questions.
  • Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.
  • Secures financial information by completing data base backups.
  • Maintains financial security by following internal controls.
  • Prepares payments by verifying documentation, and requesting disbursements.
  • Answers accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policy and regulations.
  • Complies with federal, state, and local financial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions.
  • Prepares special financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends.
  • Maintains customer confidence and protects operations by keeping financial information confidential.

Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies

Requirements

Basic Requirements

  • Must be fluent in English, both written and verbal.
  • Book keeping knowledge and familiarity with peach-tree software
  • Should be good with figures
  • Reliable, fast learners and with the use of own initiatives when required
  • Must be familiar with the use of computer, internet.
  • Must be meticulous, accurate, able to work under pressure
  • Highly proficiency in MS applications.

 

 

Qualification and Experience

 

  • HND in Accounting, or any other Management related course
  • Minimum of 1 - 3years experience in similar roles.

SEND YOUR C V AND COVER TO mercuryoilandgas@gmail.com

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