[Vacancy]: Finance Officer Needed at Bell Oil & Gas

April 2, 2024
Application deadline closed.

Job Description


  • Provide timely and accurate daily bank balance reports before 10 am every morning of a working day
  • Maintaining and tracking IOUs given out to ensure that they are retired accordingly by the Assistant finance officer.
  • Tracking of all payments made and updating the payables spreadsheet (locals)
  • Ensure all requisitions received are captured on the payable spreadsheet and sent to Lagos as agreed
  • A weekly listing of all payments made from each bank account showing date, description, vendor or payee, amount, bank account the payment went out from and any accompanying remarks.
  • Posting of all petty cash transactions on SAP within 48 hours of the occurrence of a transaction.
  • Preparation of summary weekly cash and bank position to investors.
  • Receive all incoming finance documents, log them, and distribute any or all files accurately.
  • Ensure records are kept of all transactions generated and or payments made and no ‘’missing record’’ on demand.
  • Supporting the Finance Assistant to ensure that all paid payment vouchers are complete and filed accordingly.
  • Ensuring that all requisitions are checked for accuracy and authorizations before processing for payment.
  • Responsible for ensuring that all relevant supporting documents are attached to each payment requisition/voucher before collecting it from the requisitioner(s).
  • Bank reconciliation reports for all bank accounts (both revenue, investment, and operational) must be prepared weekly and submitted to FC for sign-off
  • Performing cash and bank account reconciliations to the GL.
  • Support the Senior finance officer to file annual returns
  • Pick up relevant proof of PAYE, NSITF, and Pension payments and provide a copy to other units
  • Prepare a schedule of tax remittance and filing before the 21st of every month.
  • Maintain a schedule of monthly tax compliance in line with investors’ requirements.
  • Be conversant with the finance manual and ensure complete adherence to the finance manual except where impracticable.
  • Ensure records are kept of all transactions generated and no ‘’missing record’’ on demand.

Person Specification

  • At least a B.Sc / HND in Accounting / Finance or any Business-related course
  • Knowledge of accounting principles
  • Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality of business and official matters
  • 2 – 5 years of cognate experience
  • Knowledge of SAP is an added advantage.

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