• Lekki, Lagos State

  • Permanent

  • Full-time

HRbreakoutRoom is a human resource recruiting and consulting firm is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Account Officer

Job Location: Lekki Phase 1, Lagos

Employment Type: Full-time


  • Management Accounting
  • Ensure accurate, functional, and complete accounting, reporting and internal control systems that all relevant records are maintained.
  • Codes invoices with accounting account numbers according to distribution in the general ledger
  • Transactions posting. Determines dates for invoices to be paid and keys invoices into computerized accounts payable system

. Tracks the approvals of transactions posted * Process all petty cash, cash advances, purchase orders, claimable expenses and payroll income

  • Monitors and ensure that approved transactions are posted into the various accounts within the specified period.
  • On daily and weekly basis, reviews invoices scheduled for payment and special cheque request with line Manager, prints approved checks, prepare and routes for signature according to check signing authority.
  • Attaches duplicate copy of checks to original invoices, stamps invoices “Paid” and files in permanent records.
  • Receives and processes vendor invoices and internal check requests.
  • Maintains open files for purchase orders, packing/receiving slips and matches to invoices.
  • Obtains approval from appropriate personnel for payment for miscellaneous invoices.
  • Maintains alphabetical open invoice file for unpaid invoices.
  • Review, proofread and verify forms, invoices, requisitions, reimbursements and financial documents as necessary for accuracy in calculation and adherence to policies and procedures.
  • Verifies invoices for quantity, unit pricing, extensions and applicable discounts.
  • Assist with preparation of financial statements, maintaining cash controls and maintaining accounts payable.
  • Assist in the preparation of annual accounts and project financial deliverables
  • Processes account payable, receivable invoices and payments in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Process all payments through cash-flow and monthly bank reconciliation.
  • Prints, verifies and maintains accounts payable voucher reports, open/aging reports, disbursement reports, and journals.
  • Bank Reconciliation
  • Creates a journal entry in cash management and reconciles the bank deposit to the accounts receivable sub-ledger
  • Investigate differences with the bank statement and company’s journals and ledgers; and reconcile any discrepancies or inaccuracies.
  • Sub-divisional Reports- Review the required weekly, monthly, quarterly, exception, biannually and annually reports/presentations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.


  • A Bachelor’s degree, OND, HND in Accounting, Economics, or related field
  • ICAN certification is a plus
  • Minimum of 2 – 3 years working as in an Accounting personnel capacity.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work well with people are essential.
  • Good organizational and multitasking skills.
  • Strong analytical and data analysis skills.
  • Exhibits initiative, responsibility, and flexibility.
  • Must possess working knowledge of regulatory bodies’ taxes and general business financial conditions.
  • Good interpersonal skills and team spirit


  • N70,000 – N80,000
  • PS: Immediate Availability is required

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the “Job title” as the subject of the email.