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Accounts Payable Officer at Lekki Freeport Terminal

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  • Full Time
  • Lagos

Website Lekki Freeport Terminal

Lekki Freeport Terminal, part of the CMA-CGM Group, is the only Container Terminal Operator in Nigeria’s only deep seaport, namely Lekki Port.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Accounts Payable Officer (Local – within Nigeria)

Location: Lagos Island, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Purpose

  • To ensure that all authorized Vendor invoices are processed timely.
  • Keep track of disputed invoices, highlighting reason and possible measure in getting it closed.
  • Give relevant advice and guide with respect to streamlining ERP & other IT systems (as it affects invoice processing) to ensure that minimum manual intervention is required, checks and controls are automated, and invoice processed timely.

Major Job Responsibilities

  • Ensure timely processing of all invoices
  • Ensure proper accounting leading to improvement in bookkeeping in line with Local & Group Policies and Procedures.
  • Liaising with the procurement team, ensuring that the company has maintained proper contracts with all vendors.
  • Ensure that invoices from all contracts are with proper documentation and are in accordance with agreed terms and conditions.
  • Ensure appropriate approvals are received on invoices, which must fully align with the relevant authority matrix
  • Review long outstanding Purchase Orders and follow up with procurement on their status.
  • Review and report cases of duplicate invoices.
  • Prepare monthly cost accruals (where necessary)
  • Prepares vendor statements & reconciliations
  • Review Suppliers’ aging analysis & due for payment reports to ensure prompt payment to suppliers in line with stated terms and conditions.
  • Prepare monthly variance analysis on cost items.
  • Ensure accounting system is up to date with all transactions.
  • Ensure monthly review and documentation of changes to supplier master data.
  • Reconciliation of Goods received not invoices account.
  • Any other tasks given by the Accounting Manager/CFO

Critical Success Factors

  • Achieve and maintain all finance and terminal KPIs.
  • Project milestones related to Finance are achieved and having no delays

Qualifications & Experiences
Education:

  • Degree in Accounting or a similar field
  • Minimum of 3 years Accounts Payable experience.
  • Requires sufficient understanding of various accounting concepts to review and interpret accounting data.
  • Must have relevant experience with using MS Office and ERP system.
  • Basic knowledge of the shipping industry and port business.

Skills:

  • Good communication skills with the ability to communicate across the organization.
  • Capable of handling multiple tasks.
  • Ability to work under pressure with constant change of priorities.
  • Must be able to handle matters of the company’s business with confidentiality and integrity.
  • Ability to work with a team and also make good decisions with minimal supervision.

Major Competencies:

  • Adaptability: Flexibility in dealing with change and overcoming obstacles in meeting job requirements.
  • Analysis: Locating or extracting relevant information that is critical to problem solving.
  • Assertiveness: Confidence in expressing an opinion or requirement even when challenged.
  • Decisiveness: Evaluating information or situations, assuming the risks, and making judgements.
  • Quality-focused: Supporting the needs of product and service excellence.
  • Verbally skilled: Presenting ideas or information to an individual or to a diverse group.
  • Team-focused: Working with a group in utilizing all its resources to achieve maximum performance.
  • Versatility: Adapting one’s social or work style to meet the needs of the current environment.

To apply for this job please visit forms.office.com.

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