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Account Officer

  • Full Time
  • Lagos


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field preferred.
  • 2-3 years of experience in accounting or finance roles, preferably in a manufacturing environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel, and accounting software (e.g., SAP, QuickBooks).
  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities in a deadline-driven environment.
  • communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Understanding of manufacturing processes and inventory management.
  • Knowledge of GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) and financial reporting.
  • Certification (or progress towards certification) such as CPA or CMA is a plus.

Key Responsibilities:

    • Assist in processing invoices, issuing payments, and reconciling discrepancies with vendors and suppliers.
    • Manage accounts receivable functions, including invoicing, collections, and updating customer records.
    • Post journal entries and maintain and reconcile general ledger accounts monthly.
    • Ensure accuracy and completeness in recording financial transactions.
    • Prepare financial statements and reports for review by senior accountants, including balance sheets, profit and loss statements, and cash flow statements.
    • Assist in variance analysis and reporting on financial performance.
    • Monitor inventory transactions and reconcile physical inventories with records.
    • Assist in the costing of inventory and analyze variances.
    • Assist in financial analysis and forecasting, including cost analysis and budget preparation.
    • Identify trends, discrepancies, and opportunities for improvement.
    • Assist in ensuring compliance with company policies, procedures, and regulatory requirements.
    • Support internal and external audits by providing necessary documentation and information.
    • Assist in processing payroll and maintaining payroll records.
    • Ensure accuracy in calculations and compliance with payroll regulations.
    • Participate in special projects and initiatives as assigned by senior management or finance team members.
    • Contribute to process improvements and efficiency initiatives.
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