Wednesday, 2 March 2016

Accounting Assistants at AS Operations West Africa Limited

AS Operations West Africa Ltd. (ASO) is a Nigeria-registered subsidiary of Adam Smith International (ASI). ASO provides operational support to three DFID-funded projects in Nigeria, i.e. NIAF, GEMS and ENABLE. Operational services include IT and Communications; Residential and Hotel Accommodations; Administrative Support; Domestic Ground and Air Transportation; International Travel and Protocol; and, Security Services.

We are recruiting to fill the position below: 

Job Title: Accounting Assistant
Position: 0602
Location: Abuja

Job Summary

  • Based in Abuja, this position works the Accounting Services Section of a mid-sized operational services company. Among our clients is a leading international advisory firm that works throughout the world to help reform and improve economies and institutions
  • This is a mid-level administrative position which provides accounting support to the client by performing a number of financial tasks.
  • Management of a payment voucher system;
  • Posting transactions to an accounting system;
  • Filing completed documentation;
  • Following up with clients on all finance related matters;
  • Ensuring that work is carried out quickly and accurately;
  • Ensuring that timelines are met and delays are communicated;
  • Working within a team environment to share workload; and
  • Other related duties.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to accurately transfer data from one source to another;
  • Ability to perform advanced accounting functions;
  • Knowledge of internal controls and accounting functions;
  • Ability to use a personal computer, email, Excel and Word
  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing (English is required for this position)
  • Ability to effectively prioritize tasks; and
  • Knowledge of the double entry principle of accounting.
Education and Experience
  • B.Sc Degree in Accounting or a related field of study;
  • Experience with the use of a variety of computer applications including Excel and Word
Salary is based on an established, posted pay scale. The position is classified as an Administrative Services Level 5.

Application Closing Date
11th March, 2016 at 1600hrs (WAT) 

How To Apply

Interested and qualified application package should include:
  • A cover letter detailing how you meet the Education and Experience requirements;
  • Your CV; and
  • Contact details for three recent work-related referees
Email your application package to: “Accounting Assistant” in the email subject line


  • Only applicants who meet the Education and Experience requirements will be contacted. If you do not meet these, you need not apply.
  • Applications received after the closing date above will not be considered.