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Full time

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Lagos, Nigeria


Degree Bachelor

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Finance and Admin Officer

We have been engaged to identify a Finance and Admin Officer to support the functionality and operations of our multinational trading organisation with a global presence in Europe, Middle East. Asia, The Americas and Sub-Sahara Africa.

Reporting to the Senior Finance Manager, the Finance and Admin Officer will act in a support capacity to the Finance Manager and Country CEO as well as overseeing the management of the liaison office.

The ideal candidate is someone who has a few years post graduate experience working in a multi-functional role in Finance and Business Administration within a fast-paced environment and demonstrates the ability to work autonomously as well as be integral team player. It is not essential to have an accreditation, but it is preferable.

Our client has a strong inclusive culture that imbibes traditional values, so this role is suitable for a professional who is trying to build a career of longevity in a global organisation that promotes, hard work, honesty and transparency.


Accounting Responsibilities

  • Provide administrative support to accounting department, undertaking clerical tasks such as typing, filing, making phone calls, handling mail and basic bookkeeping.
  • Working with Sage to input accounting data.
  • Working with spreadsheets, sales and purchase ledgers and journals.
  • Preparing statutory accounts.
  • Calculating and checking to make sure payments, amounts and records are correct.
  • Sorting out incoming and outgoing daily post and answering any queries.
  • Managing petty cash transactions.
  • Controlling credit and chasing debt.
  • Reconciling finance accounts and direct debits.
  • Receive and process invoices from vendors.
  • VAT/WHT calculation & submission
  • Overtime Calculation
  • Account Filing
  • Update of staff loans and prepayment schedules.
  • Other accounting related works to help managers under their instruction.

Admin Roles

  • Coordinate office activities and operations to secure efficiency and compliance to company policies.
  • Manage agendas/travel arrangements/appointments etc. for the upper management.
  • Manage phone calls and correspondence (e-mail, letters, packages etc.)
  • Support budgeting and bookkeeping procedures using globally accepted practices.
  • Create and update records and databases with personnel, financial and other data.
  • Track stocks of office supplies and place orders when necessary.
  • Submit timely reports and prepare presentations/proposals as assigned.
  • Assist colleagues whenever necessary.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Business Management/Administration, Finance or other related fields (professional qualification not necessary)
  • A minimum of 2 years’ work experience post NYSC
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as a great team player.
  • Excellent analytical and written/verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in use of MS office tools and Sage Accounting software
  • Strong, Interpersonal, Organizational and Analytical skills
  • Flexible, good team player, willing to learn & co-operative.

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