Finance Officer needed at Workforce Group

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Job title : Finance Officer

Job Location : Lagos

Deadline : July 07, 2024

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Job Objectives

  • The Accounts Payable Analyst is responsible for receiving, processing, and verifying invoices related to accounts payables

Job Responsibilities
Raising of Vendors purchase Order on Sage and Reconciling of Vendors Account:

  • Compilation of the approved schedule for risk and compliance approval
  • Raising of vendors purchase order on sage
  • Monitor of approved vouchers for payment to ensure that no payment is delayed
  • Reconciliation of Vendors account on sage

Handling all staff remittances (Pension, PAYE, NHF, NSITF, VAT and WHT):

  • Prepare schedule and check for discrepancies
  • Follow up on the banks for evidences of transactions especially the PAYE remittance.

Staff Loan Processing:

  • Process staff loan request
  • Prepare monthly loan deduction schedule for the payroll team
  • Attends to staff complains on loan and ensuring that disbursement is done within the agreed time frame (Less than 24 Hours)


  • Engaging the tax consultant for update on our tax liabilities
  • Computation of tax liability to compare with amount claimed by the Internal revenue service
  • Follow up on Tax Clearance certificate (TCC) for individuals and the Organization
  • Respond to state IRS request.

Petty cash Management:

  • Process petty cash
  • Follow up with staff for receipt to be attached on the vouchers
  • Reconcile the vouchers

Competency Requirement:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Detail-oriented with a high level of accuracy.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel.
  • Strong business acumen
  • High level of organization
  • Knowledge of cash management principles
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Understanding and experience of treasury accounting including FX, liquidity, cashflow and various financial instruments
  • Sound understanding of accounting principles

Educational Qualification and Desired Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field.
  • At least 1 year in similar roles.

Personal Attribute & Character:

  • A high level of integrity and ethical behavior in managing financial transactions and sensitive information.
  • The capacity to identify financial challenges, propose solutions, and make strategic decisions to optimize financial outcomes.
  • Effective communication skills to convey complex financial information clearly to both financial and non-financial stakeholders.
  • The ability to prioritize tasks and manage time efficiently to meet deadlines in a fast-paced financial environment.
  • Strong organizational skills to manage multiple tasks, projects, and responsibilities concurrently.
  • The ability to handle pressure and stress associated with financial responsibilities and tight deadlines.
  • Skill in negotiating terms with banks, financial institutions, and other stakeholders to secure favorable conditions for the organization.
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Confident to work with people at all levels and from different fields
  • Outgoing and sociable
  • Learning Agility
  • Knowledge of banking systems and processes
  • Driven and hard-working
  • Ownership and accountability
  • Confidential and Professional

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