Account officer jobs in Nigeria 2019

Account Officer Job Role in a Reputable Supermarket in Ikoyi

A reputable supermarket in Ikoyi Lagos Nigeria is currently seeking an Accounts Officer/Accountant in its April 2019 Recruitment 2019

Job Title: Accounts Officer/Accountant

Job ID: AOA6736

Job Type: Full Time

Location: Ikoyi Lagos


Job Description

The Account officer would be responsible for the following;

  • Cash Management
  • Sales cash up and reporting at regular intervals
  • Align expected sales (cash, credit and POS) with physical cash and REACTS back office
  • Daily and timely lodgment of cash sales and credit customers’ cheque.
  • Disbursement and retirement of weekly petty cash
  • Change management i.e. low denominations
  • Financial Reporting
  • Daily sales report for management dashboard
  • Tellers and other documentations
  • Daily sales analysis and reconciliation
  • Posting of opex invoices
  • Inventory Management
  • Check Goods Receive Vouchers (GRV) with items received for accuracy of cost, quantity and quality
  • Accounts for stock movement i.e. Sales, receipts, issues and write offs
  • Coordinate the reconciliation of periodic stock count variances and valuation of closing inventory
  • Stock consumption report
  • Weekly product performance and optimal product mix reports
  • Optimize the gross margin of the butchery section by enforcing proper documentation and also maintain active control to minimize theft and pilferage.
  • Internal Control & OPEX Auditing
  • Check the validity, accuracy and completeness of local purchases
  • Conduct value for money audit on purchases, repairs and maintenance contracts executed within the store
  • Budgetary control on OPEX; Vetting of OPEX requests
  • Management of REACTS
  • Actively support and contribute to all efforts aimed at achieving the optimal use of REACTS
  • Work with Store Management to manage control areas like product code, price changes, cost changes, access rights on REACTS within the outlet

Functional Requirements/Skills:

  • Good knowledge of Stock Accounting
  • Proficient in data entry and management
  • Good organizational skill
  • Ability to pay attention to details and accuracy
  • Ability to use discretion and maintain confidentiality.

General Requirements/Skills:

  • Strong numeracy and analytical skills
  • High degree of communication skills, particularly attuned to working well with non-finance professionals
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • General computer literacy
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others, within and external
  • Desired Personal Attributes:
  • Ability to remain impartial
  • Team Player
  • Proactive self-starter
  • Flexibility to adapt to a variety of work situations
  • Highly organized and significant ability to multi-task
  • Ability to cope with and work under pressure
  • The ability to manage and motivate a team.
  • Used to working in fast moving environments providing accurate and timely information to a high standard


Educational Qualifications/Experience:

  • Minimum of University degree or HND in Accounting or Finance
  • Ability to use accounting software e.g. REACTS, Sage Pastel Evolution etc.
  • Average proficiency in the use of Microsoft Excel.
  • Knowledge of Retail Accounting system would be an added advantage

Method of Application

Interested and Qualified candidates should send their application to stating the job role as the subject of the mail


Application Closing Date: Not Specified


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