Specialist, Account Payables at 9mobile Nigeria

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9mobile is a Nigerian private limited liability company. EMTS acquired a Unified Access Service License from the Nigerian Communications Commission in 2007. The License enables EMTS provide Fixed Telephony (wired or wireless), Digital Mobile Services, International Gateway Services and National/Regional Long Distance Services in addition to spectrum assignments in the 900 and 1800 MHz bands.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Specialist, Account Payables
Job: IRC4703
Location: Lagos
Employment Status: Permanent
Department: Finance

Job Summary

  • Supervise and ensure companywide expenditure/payment cycle as well as ensure full compliance with finance policies and processes.

Principal Functions

  • Ensure correct and accurate postings on ERP to ensure the company’s financial information is of agreed quality and integrity
  • Monitor and ensure periodic and prompt reconciliation of supplier sub ledgers
  • Liaise with other departments within EMTS to ensure all financial obligations are processed as at when due
  • Ensure timely analysis of various OPEX accounts to ascertain the correctness of transactions in line with budget and trends
  • Review and approve journal vouchers and other financial transactions before imputing on ERP system
  • Review relevant general ledger accounts (income statement and balance sheet) for completeness.
  • Review the age analysis of balance sheet accounts.
  • Ensure the amortisation of prepayment accounts are correctly carried out and that supporting documents are appropriately vouched.
  • Review general ledger/sub ledger accounts.
  • Review monthly transaction and book approved relevant positions into the accounts.
  • Review and approve all accruals booked into ERP based on input from the various department and vendors statements.
  • Ensure complete reversal of monthly accruals based on agreed process.
  • Ensure all expenditure are correctly recorded and paid as at when due.
  • Ensure correct application of tax rates (VAT & WHT) applied on and deducted from processed invoices.
  • Ensure proper implementation of account payable processes and policy
  • Ensure accuracy and completeness of supplier ledger account
  • Provide necessary support to the external stakeholders on financial and tax audit
  • Collate the business divisions input into the company accrual/commitment schedule.
  • Understand and ensure compliance with Foreign Exchange regulations.
  • Ensure adequate tracking of expenditure /payment requests and respond properly to supplier request.
  • Provide support to business managers and other staff members on expenditure issues
  • Ensure compliance with month end, quarter end and year end close procedure  and provide year end schedules s requested.
  • Ensure compliance with SAS, IAS, IFRS and GAAP requirements.
  • Carry out other duties as instructed by Manager, Account Payables

Educational Requirements

  • First Degree in a relevant discipline from a recognized university.
  • Membership of Professional association (CIMA, CFA, ACCA, ICAN, etc.)
  • Three (3) to Five(5) years work experience


  • Financial Accounting/ Reporting
  • Receivables Management


  • Communication
  • Personal Effectiveness
  • Problem Solving


  • Passion for Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Empowering people
  • Growing people
  • Teamwork
  • Customer Focus

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


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