Account Officer- Maternity Cover, Vacancy at CornerStone Staffing
Posted: 27/Mar/2018

CornerStone Staffing - Our client, a big player in the FMCG Industry, is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Account Officer - Maternity Cover
Location: Lagos

Job Description
We are looking to recruit an Account Officer for Maternity Cover for a maximum of three months.
This role is responsible for the delivery of the financial and business processes and systems in line with corporate standards; the post holder will undertake specific work within Finance and contribute to improving functional efficiency.

Responsibilities
Cash Accounting/Banking & Treasury:

To ensure all over the counter cash is banked in line with relevant policy and parked on SAP Cash Journals.
To ensure appropriate procedures are adhered to when cash is received and to bank all cash and other instrument within ‎2 ‎days of receipt or immediately threshold of ‎cash holding‎ is attained.
Ensure all relevant Cash Journals are balanced within 48 hours of banking being completed.
Ensure all delegated banking activities are diligently carried out.

Procurement & Payables:
Ensure all invoices are checked within 24 hours of receipt and scanned within 48 hours; thus contributing to significant reduction of Open Purchase Orders and late payment to vendors.
Ensure that scanned invoices are backed up on the Finance shared drive.

Vendor & Customer Creation:
Ensure documents and files for newly created vendors are properly filed and alphabetically for easy referencing
Update the Vendor and Customer Master Database with every new creation/amendment of vendor and customer respectively.

Financial Management:
Ensure that all FI journal documents are filed according to their numbers and the month of posting.
Participate in the preparation for internal audit and tax audit exercises; ensuring that all relevant files and documents are in place for smooth running of these audits.
Ensure that Trip envelopes are properly logged in the Trip Register, backed up on the G-Drive and properly filed in the assigned shelf.

Customer Service:
Timely provision of assistance and support to other colleagues to enable them manage their delegated finances and comply with audit standards.

Education and Experience
Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting or related field
2-4 years' work experience
Advance proficiency in Microsoft Word processing and spreadsheet applications; ability to utilize database application
Advanced level of Microsoft Excel (Pivot tables, Vlookups, and nestedifs formulas)
Ability to interpret Financial Data from various systems and in various formats.

Skills and Competencies:
Excellent analytical and quick-decision making skills
Strong attention to detail with highly organized, advanced office skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to learn new processes quickly
Ability to manage multiple decision processes while working in a fast-paced paperless environment using multiple systems and databases
Ability to resolve problems.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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