Account Officer needed at Salpha Energy Limited

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Job title : Account Officer

Job Location : Lagos

Deadline : August 10, 2024

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  • Credit & Sales Policies
  • Sales Collection & Banking
  • Float & Expenses Policy
  • Inventory Management
  • Stock Policy
  • Budgeting Guidelines / Budget Implementation
  • Statutory Dues Rendition.

Key Job Functions

  • Summarize current financial status by collecting information, preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement and other financial reports.
  • Ensure that all financial records containing stock and inventory, customer’s purchases, debts and other details across all locations are updated.
  • Escalate to management possible threats related to high customer debt profile and other discrepancies.
  • Analyse trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations incurred to predict future revenues and expenses.
  • Report the organization’s finances to management and offer suggestions about resource utilization, tax strategies and assumptions underlying budget forecasts.
  • Perform month-end and year-end close processes
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements
  • Substantiate financial transactions by auditing documents.
  • Maintain accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures.
  • Guide accounting clerical staff by coordinating activities and answering questions and ensuring that accurate sales records, debts and customer details are well captured.
  • Reconcile financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.
  • Secure financial information by completing database backups.
  • Maintain financial security by following internal controls.
  • Prepare payments by verifying documentation and requesting disbursements.
  • Answer accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policies and regulations.
  • Comply with federal, state, and local financial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions.
  • Prepare special financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends.
  • Responsible for tax management, including filing.
  • Responsible for customer account reconciliation and accounts receivables.
  • Maintain customer confidence and protect operations by keeping financial information confidential.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; and participating in professional societies.
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.


  • B.Sc., MSc in Accounting.
  • Possession of an MBA will be an added advantage.
  • Membership of a Professional body- ACCA, ICAN etc.
  • Minimum of 5 years working experience
  • Excellent Computer Knowledge especially Excel, and Google Drive.
  • Excellent knowledge of Accounting Software ERP, and SAGE EVOLUTION is a guaranteed plus.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • High ethical standards and integrity.
  • Excellent planning and organizing skills.
  • Strong leadership personality and communications skills.
  • Good accounting knowledge.

Key Qualities Expected:

  • Appearance And Dress: The Financial Accountant will be clean and neatly attired while on duty in a manner befitting of your position.
  • Integrity – A core value at the center of our business is highly required for this position
  • Teamwork – Ability to work within a diverse team to actualize organizational goals above personal gains.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Result and service orientation.
  • Ability to multi-task effectively.

How to Apply for this Offer

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title and Location as the subject of the mail.

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