Accounts Officer at Northwest Petroleum and Gas Company Ltd

Northwest Petroleum and Gas Company Limited was created from humble beginnings in 1998 with a vision to earn a reputable name in Nigeria’s Oil and Gas industry by being measurably efficient, responsible and competitive while working to meet Company growth and objectives within the broader Social and Economic goals of our operating environment.

The vision behind Northwest Petroleum and Gas Company Limited is about a team with passion and commitment, whose relentless efforts and dedicated service has led the Company to where it is today.

Applications are currently accepted from interested candidates to apply for the role of an accounts officer at NorthWest Petroleum and Gas Company Ltd.

Job Specifications:

    • Full Time
    • Required Qualifications: BA/BSC/HND
    • Location: Lagos | Nigeria.

Job Description:

We seek hire an experienced, competent and collaborative individual to join our finance team as Management Account Officer who will provide management with timely periodic financial reports and models to assist in decision-making.

Main Key Responsibilities: –

    • Carry out Daily reconciliation of sales report to bank account statements.
    • Performance of bank reconciliations on a regular and timely basis.
    • Performance of intercompany accounts and reconciliation periodically.
    • Accurate recording of financial entries and transactions in the general ledger.
    • Working with Accounts Payable sub-unit to ensure expenses are properly accrued and captured.
  • Collation of data inputs and assumptions from various Heads of Departments in the formulation of annual budgets.
  • Provide management with timely, relevant financial information to better understand the business and cost/revenue profile.
  • Manage the budget and forecast processes by collecting all financial information necessary for the annual and strategic planning process.
  • Assisting in preparation of consolidated group financial statements
  • Assisting in the preparation of department budget variance analysis.
  • Preparation of weekly sales reports.
  • Provision of support to external auditors during statutory audits.

Qualifications and Requirements:

    • Minimum of BSc Degree in any Finance related field.
    • Professional qualification in accounting: ACA, ACCA etc
    • 2-5 Years Post qualification experience (experience in the Downstream oil sector will be an advantage)
    • Self- motivated, a team player, dedicated, diligent and dutiful.
    • Candidate must possess thorough knowledge of bank reconciliation, good understanding of accounting treatment of inter-company transactions and other activities of related entities etc.
  • Experience and knowledge in budgeting, cost accounting, consolidation, performance reporting and financial analysis.
  • Display of high accuracy of output and attention to details
  • Knowledge of computer skills, good communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to be a self starter with minimum supervision and team player.