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Account Officer - GBC Professional Services Bachelor's Degree Job

4 weeks ago Accounting / Financial Services Jobs Lagos   538 views
Job Details

Location: Yaba, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • We want a young and dynamic individualfor the position of an Account Officer. The role consist of Accounts Receivable, Payable and other administrative functions.

Accounts Receivable Function (Primary Function):

  • Daily / periodic Invoicing - process invoices for relevant departments upon receipt of relevant invoice request
  • Receipt of member/customer payments – process cheque payments, credit card transactions and direct deposits
  • Daily banking - cheques and cash
  • Communicate with staff/members/customers regarding invoicing and payment of invoices
  • This is the Primary Function of this role

Accounts Payable Function (Secondary to Accounts Receivable Function):

  • Processing of creditors invoices
  • Raising of payments ensuring proper authorisations – via cheque and electronic funds transfer
  • Ensuring corporate purchasing policy is being followed by relevant vendors and personnel
  • Manage and reconcile office petty cash
  • Communicate with creditors regarding outstanding accounts and payment of outstanding accounts

Administrative Functions:

  • Photocopying / Printing and collating paperwork
  • Filing paperwork
  • Management of filing system
  • Assist the Chief Accountantwhere required with the weekly processing of payroll transactions
  • Assist Chief Accountant where required with compliance regime with regards to VAT, PAYE Withholding,Fringe Benefits Tax and Work Cover Minimal exposure


  • Minimum of BSc Accounting or its equivalent
  • 2 - 3 years’ experience in a similar role

Skills & Personal Attributes:

  • Demonstrated ability to contribute in a professional and collaborative way to a team
  • Knowledge of contemporary IT including word processing, email, spreadsheet, database and similar disciples, Peachtree and Sage software and PowerPoint
  • Demonstrate high level of oral communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to manage the flow of people and business, liaise and consult with internal and external stakeholders regarding sensitive and confidential matters, and maintain effective working relationships in a high volume environment
  • Demonstrate a high level of confidentiality, tact, discretion, initiative and sound judgement
  • Excellent organisational skills including the ability to determine priorities, meet regular deadlines and take/follow up action
  • Must be a highly reliable individual

Application Closing Date
15th July, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Curriculum Vitae to: using the job title as the subject of the mail.

Company Description
GBC Professional Services - Our client is recruiting to fill the position