A commercial law firm in Ikoyi, Lagos is looking to hire an accounts officer with a minimum of 3 years experience in accounting.
The successful candidate will perform the following duties but not limited to :
Timely processing of payments to suppliers, contractors and employees.
Efficient monthly reconciliation of vendor / supplier statements and related transactions.
Raising Payment Vouchers for timely processing of Head Office accounts payables.
Write cheques based on requisitions submitted with approval from supervisors.
Efficiently manage and administer Office Impress (Petty Cash)
Review and process Cash Advance requests; review all Cash Advance retirements to ensure they comply with Department & Company Policy.
Review invoices for compliance with purchase / service orders and Business Services / Company policies and processes.
Call over daily entries against originating / supporting documents.
Proof branch expense entries per branch returns to ensure accuracy and validity; forward to the Senior Accounting Officer for final review authorization / approval to post.
Reconciliation of returns of reimbursable expenses incurred on behalf of clients, travelling, and procurement of provisions.
Update knowledge and keep abreast of new regulations or policies that may affect the company’s financial processing and reporting methodology.
Perform any other duties as assigned.
Minimum of a B.Sc. in Accounting, Finance or other related discipline. Minimum of 3 years of experience in an accounting / finance setting, general ledger experience.
Experience in handling a variety of month-end, close out responsibilities and working within generally accepted accounting principles.
Being a qualified accountant is an added advantage