Accounts Payable Officer
BIC Nigeria
Lagos, Nigeria
2d ago
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  • Accounts Payable Officer at BIC Nigeria

    May 17, 2021NGRJobsAccounting Jobs Vacancies in Nigeria0

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  • Title : Accounts Payable Officer Location : Lagos Type : Full Time BIC Nigeria

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    Main Purpose

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  • Keeping track of all payments and expenditures, including payroll, purchase orders, invoices, statements, etc.
  • Reconciling processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances
  • Clarifying questionable invoice items, prices, or approving signatures.
  • Preparing vouchers listing invoice number, date, vendor address, item description, amounts and coding per accounting policies and procedures.
  • Clarifying questionable invoice items, prices or receiving signatures.
  • Obtaining proper information and data regarding invoice payments
  • making provision accrue for rent, insurance, utility bills, and other recurrent expenses.
  • Ensure that all related taxes are deducted, filed with relevant tax authority, and remitted.
  • Oversee all payment transactions such as wires, transfers and so on.
  • Oversee data entry, validation, and processing of invoices like general overhead, subcontractor, and employee travel reimbursements.
  • Analysis of invoice and expense reports to see which payments to finalize
  • Administration of the petty cash by recording entries, documentation of receipts etc.
  • Maintenance of accounting payables ledgers
  • Verify the accuracy of vendor invoices, check vendor files for any previous payments and confirm that the correct general ledger account codes are used.
  • Inspect paid and unpaid invoices including cleared payment inquiries and check voiding to maintain accurate files and records according to company standards.
  • Develop and maintain a filing system for financial information, records and documents to ensure easily available information.
  • Monitor account balances, track expenses, prepare analyses of accounts and related financial activity to produce monthly financial reports.
  • Key Perfomance Indicators

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  • General ledger integrity Ensuring GL is in tandem with sub ledger
  • Successful implementation and adherence to internal controls and external audit and IT recommendations;
  • Real time posting of vendors invoices in Sage
  • Effective management of AP and resolution of claims and queries;
  • No discrepancies in ICO’s;
  • 100% reconciliation for Key Vendors Ledgers
  • Accuracy and completeness of AP cash forecast
  • Exposure to accounting processes, client servicing, etc.
  • Learning how to organize, multitask and manage time.
  • Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field preferred
  • Five or more years of accounting experience
  • Experience with leadership roles and display problem-solving capabilities.
  • Intermediate computer skills with prior experience working with accounting software like Sage Evolution software.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to interact with employees, superiors, and customers.
  • Strong analytical and time management skills.
  • Good presentation skills.
  • Well planned, organized with keen attention to detail.
  • FMCG experience will be added advantage.
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