Account Officer

Value Seeds Limited, a top-notch agricultural seed company is looking for an Accounting Officer to perform a variety of accounting, bookkeeping and financial tasks.

The preferred candidate will be saddled with the responsibilities of keeping financial records updated, preparing reports and reconciling bank statements. He/ She will also run accounting software programs (e.g. SAGE50) to process business transactions, like accounts payable and receivable, disbursements, expense vouchers and receipts. A successful accounting officer should be familiar with all accounting procedures and have a flair for numbers.

Ultimately, a successful Accounting Clerk will ensure that the company’s daily accounting functions run accurately and effectively.

Responsibilities

  • Provide accounting and clerical support to the accounting department
  • Prepare and maintain accounting documents and records
  • Prepare bank deposits, general ledger postings and statements
  • Reconcile accounts in a timely manner
  • Daily enter key data of financial transactions in database
  • Research, track and restore accounting or documentation problems and discrepancies
  • Inform management and compile reports/summaries on activity areas
  • Function in accordance with established standards, procedures and applicable laws
  • Constantly update job knowledge

Requirements

  • Proven accounting experience, preferably as an Accounts receivable officer or Accounts payable officer
  • Familiarity with bookkeepingand basic accounting procedures
  • Competency in MS Office, databases and accounting software
  • Hands-on experience with spreadsheets and financial reports
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Aptitude for numbers
  • Ability to perform filing and record keeping tasks
  • Data entry and word processing skills
  • Well organized

Qualification

The candidate:

  • Must have a B.Sc. or HND in Accounting, Finance or related fields.
  • Working experience must be between 1-3 years in an Accounting or cognate field
  • Must be experienced in the use of SAGE50 or related accounting software

Application Deadline

11:59 pm January 3, 2021

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