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Account Payable Officer at Paga Nigeria

Paga is a licensed financial services company and a leading payments company in Nigeria with a massive transformative purpose - to make it simple for one billion people to access and use money. It was founded on the simple belief that the ubiquity of mobile phones can be leveraged in building an ecosystem that enables people to digitally send and receive money and creating simple financial access for everyone.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:


Job Title: Account Payable Officer

Location: Yaba, Lagos
Sector: Financial Services
Department: Sales & Distribution
Reports To: Assistant Accountant
Career Level:  Grade 3 & 4

About the Role

  • Account payable officer is responsible for the processing of payment documents in a timely, accurate and cost-effective manner.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Regular communication with internal and external clients via phone and email correspondence
  • Processing payment document in accordance with internal procedures and policy as well as in compliance with legal requirements i.e. Tax laws
  • Reconcile various accounts including bank accounts by identifying errors in posting and omissions by applying appropriate accounting standards
  • Assist with monthly status reports and monthly closings
  • Files and maintains payment and accounting documents
  • Responsible for posting of payment vouchers on SAP
  • Prepares payment batches, cheques, wire transfer instructions and other payment instruction types
  • Raises and prepares inventory purchase requisition and follow through that inventory account with merchants get credited. Ensures that inventory reorder level is maintained, and inventory does not run out
  • Performs other duties as required to support the department

Knowledge And Skill Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of a 2:1 (Preferably in Finance / Accounting)
  • Minimum of 1 year work experience in account payable or general accounting
  • Ability to meet deadline, multi-task and follow-up on pending issues
  • Must be open to change and willing to learn new skills
  • An accounting professional certification in either ACCA, ICAN or equivalents
  • Must have completed the mandatory NYSC.
  • Ability to use MS Excel, Word, Power Point
  • Knowledge of SAP or a similar system is an advantage

Key Competencies:

  • Initiative
  • Self- driven and hard-working
  • Organisational skills
  • Written and verbal communications skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Good team player
  • Flexibility



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Note: We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion. We do not discriminate on grounds of colour, race, nationality, religion, age, ethnic origin, disability, gender, marital status, or sexual orientation in our employment practices

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