Hermes Oil Services Limited, a major provider of downstream oil and gas, is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Accounts Officer

Job Location: Lekki Phase 1, Lagos

Job Description

  • The Accounts Officer is responsible for coordinating activities of the finance department; tracking payments to internal and external stakeholders, preparing budget forecasts, processing tax payments and returns.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Manage all accounting transactions.
  2. Prepare budget forecasts.
  3. Liaise with the human resource department to maintain an effective payroll administration system.
  4. Publish financial statements and bookkeeping ledgers in time.
  5. Handle monthly, quarterly, and annual closings.
  6. Reconcile accounts payable and receivable.
  7. Ensure timely bank payments.
  8. Compute taxes and prepare tax returns.
  9. Manage balance sheets and profit/loss statements.
  10. Report on the company’s financial health and liquidity.
  11. Audit financial transactions and documents.
  12. Reinforce financial data confidentiality and conduct database backups when necessary.
  13. Comply with financial policies and regulations.
  14. Reconciling the company’s bank statements and bookkeeping ledgers.
  15. Completing analysis of the employee expenditures.
  16. Managing income and expenditure accounts.
  17. Generating the company’s financial reports using income and expenditure data.
  18. Keeping a check on the company’s finances based on financial status.
  19. Ensure that taxes, pension and other statutory contributions/payments are properly filed and remitted on or before government mandated deadlines.
  20. Initiating and managing financial and accounting software used by the company.
  21. Review financial records of sales to ensure balanced accounts are maintained.
  22. Taking responsibility for personal safety and the safety of others.
  23. Intervening to stop unsafe acts and conditions in the workplace that could injure personnel or adversely impact the environment.
  24. Participating in daily, weekly, and monthly safety meetings.
  25. Identifying hazards in your work area and mitigating or eliminating them.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or any other related field.
  • 3 – 5 years experience as an accountant, accounts officer or relevant role.
  • Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods.
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office and financial management software
  • Ability to strategize and solve problems.
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication and people skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting regulations and procedures, including the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • Hands-on experience with accounting software like FreshBooks and QuickBooks.
  • Experience with general ledger functions.
  • Strong attention to detail and good analytical skills.
  • An analytical mind, comfortable with numbers.

N150,000 – N200,000 Monthly.

Application Deadline
25th May, 2023.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV / Resume to: careers@hermesoilservices.com using “Accounts Officer” as the subject of the email.

Tagged as: Accounting, Finance, Graduate