Account Officer, Vacancy at Hamilton Lloyd and Associates
Posted: 24/Oct/2018

Hamilton Lloyd and Associates - Our client is an Energy Company. Due to internal expansion, they are looking to fill in the role of:

Job Title: Account Officer
Location: Rivers

Job Summary
The Account Officer is to provide accurate recording of revenue / sales /transactions / expenses with adequate supporting documentation providing reliable data to management in line with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

Job Objectives

  • To provide machinery for recording financial transactions in such a manner as to comply with legal and statutory requirements.
  • To ensure that controls are in place to aid accountability and protect accounting records from theft, obsolesce or destruction as well as accurate and timely payment of Staff emolument.
  • To recognize the purchase, utilization, revaluation and disposal of fixed assets.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for office petty cash and prepare cash reconciliation on daily basis.
  • Ensure cash flows are adequate to allow effective business operations.
  • Forecast cash payments and anticipating challenges arising from limited cash flow.
  • Assist in preparing and presenting financial reports for meeting and arranging financial audits and reviews as required.
  • Ability to prepare and maintain accurate records.
  • Work with Finance/Account Manager to prepare budgets and track profit/loss performance by business unit
  • Create solutions to new financial challenges by applying financial/treasury knowledge.
  • Identify special payments such as advance payments, refundable deposits, recoverable expenditure, payments on behalf of other agencies etc.
  • Prepare internal payment documents such as pay sheets for locally recruited staff, transport claims, subsistence allowances claim etc.
  • Prepare receipt forms of the collections/retirements made for authorization signature.
  • Update manual cash receipt book of all the collections made and ensure that all parties taking over the collections acknowledged receipt in the book.

Person's Specification

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, finance and any relevant course
  • Experience: 2-3 years in Finance and accounting.
  • Experience with Sage 3x will be an added advantage.

Key Skills and Competencies:

  • Excellent account management skills.
  • Strong presentation and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to follow up with clients in a timely professional manner.
  • Ability to work long hours, often under pressure.

Application Closing Date
12th November, 2018.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their updated CV's to: with the title of the role as the subject of the mail. 

The body of the mail should outline Total years of relevant experience to the role, Location and Age.
Please read Role necessities very carefully and apply if qualified. Only qualified candidates who follow the above stated structure will be contacted.

Category: Oil and Gas Jobs

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