Manuchar Trading: Accounts Payable Officer

Manuchar Trading House International Limited, a Chemical, Steel and Polymer supply company, is recruiting for Accounts Payable/Bookkeeping Officers

They would report to the Head, Finance and Accounts and carryout the following duties:


1. Perform the day to day processing of accounts payable transactions to ensure that municipal finances are maintained in an effective, up to date and accurate manner.

Main Activities:

    * Receive and verify invoices and requisitions for goods and services
    * Verify that transactions comply with financial policies and procedures
    * Prepare batches of invoices for data entry
    * Enter data on invoices for payment    * Process backup reports after data entry
    * Manage the weekly cheque run
    * Record all cheques
    * Prepare vendor cheques for mailing
    * List all vendor cheques in the log book
    * Prepare manual cheques as and when required
    * Maintain list of accounts payable
    * Maintain the general ledger
    * Maintain updated vendor files and file numbers
    * Print and distribute monthly financial reports

2.Complete payroll functions in order to ensure staff are paid in an accurate and timely manner.

Main Activities:

    * Calculate salaries and benefits
    * Verify pay amounts, deductions, etc.
    * Verify coding and obtain signatures
    * Batch payslips for data entry
    * Data enter of payroll information
    * Log in and distribute payslips
    * Prepare and remit source deductions and payroll tax

3.Provide administrative support in order to ensure effective and efficient office operations

Main Activities:

    * Maintain inventory files
    * Maintain a filing system for all financial documents
    * Ensure the confidentiality and security of all financial and employee files.
    * Perform other related duties as required

Age Range : 23-27 years


    * BSC or HND Accounting, or any Accounting related Course
    * Professional Qualification is an added advantage


    * knowledge of accounts payable, accounts receivable and maintaining general ledgers
    * knowledge of payroll functions and procedures
    * ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing and entering financial and payroll information
    * ability to maintain confidentiality concerning financial and employee files

Practical and Intellectual Skills and Strengths.

    * Excellent interpersonal skills
    * Team building skills
    * Bookkeeping skills
    * Analytical and problem solving skills
    * Decision making skills
    * Effective verbal and listening
    * Communications skills
    * Very effective organizational skills
    * Effective written communications skills
    * Computer skills including the ability to operate computerized accounting, spreadsheet and wordprocessing programs, and e- mail at a highly proficient level
    * Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
    * Stress management skills
    * Time management skills

Disposition & Attitude.

    * Be honest and trustworthy
    * Be respectful
    * Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
    * Be flexible
    * Demonstrate sound work ethics

Performance Indicators

    * Accurate data entry
    * Prompt and fast action to resolve queries
    * Accuracy of payments
    * Estimated time for processing of invoices, payroll, etc.

Qualified candidates should send thier resumes to


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