Overview

Sahara Group is a leading international energy and infrastructure conglomerate with operations in over 38 countries across Africa, Middle East, Europe and Asia. Spanning three decades, we have broken ground and challenged stereotypes across the global business landscape. The women and men who make up our organization are our strongest levers for growth.

Job Position: Accounting Officer

Job Location: Ikoyi, Lagos

Job Responsibilities

  1. Receiving vendor invoices and verify the accuracy of vendor invoices in line with the work-order/contract, job completion certificate/delivery note, and activity approval by user department and management.
  2. Posting of invoice, staff advances and retirements, petty cash expenses into the financial system and ensuring proper booking into correct GL code and cost centres.
  3. Responding to external vendors and internal managers regarding all aspects of the accounts payable process, invoice discrepancies etc.
  4. Booking invoices by considering  discount opportunities, appropriate deductions of invoice taxes.
  5. Regularly monitors the accounts payable aging reports to measure the effectiveness of early payment performance.
  6. Keeping record of all advances and verifying expenses evidence for advance retirement etc.
  7. Monitoring vendor account balances, tracking expenses, preparing analyses of accounts (prepayments and accruals) and related AP activity to produce monthly financial reports.
  8. Ensuring complete filing of all invoices with necessary supporting documents, advance retirements in an orderly manner for easy reference.
  9. Administering and Maintaining petty cash in Naira and USD.
  10. Provide accurate and effective records management relative to the AP function in accordance with records retention policies and procedures.

Job Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Economics or relevant field
  • Must have commenced ICAN examination with Skills level passed at a minimum
  • 1 – 2 years post NYSC work experience in a similar role.
  • Must possess very sound knowledge of basic accounting
  • Basic knowledge of taxes and statutory deductions in Nigeria
  • Must be able to do simple analysis and interpretation of financial transactions.
  • Demonstrate ability to meet deadlines, determine priorities and organize work to meet objectives and identify and deal with problems
  • Outstanding attention to detail with an ability to reconcile complex accounts
  • Ability to maintain strong relationships with external parties and internal colleagues
  • Knowledgeable in IFRS.

Application Deadline
17th March, 2024

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