Account Officer at Vovida Communications Limited

Account Officer at Vovida Communications Limited


Vovida Communications Limited is a Pan-African Telecommunications Company founded with a mission of enhancing the quality of life by providing competitively state-of-the-art ICT/Telecommunications services.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Account Officer

Location: Wuse II, Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Develop/update and implement financial and accounting policies, procedures and strategies for the Company
  • Develop the Company’s annual plans, budgets, forecasts and financial performance metrics to guide business operations and strategy execution
  • Establishes company-wide standards for systems, data and processes. Develops, updates and guides the implementation of finance SOPs for the company
  • Designs and guides the implementation of a sound accounting framework and compliance with tax and other statutory provisions
  • Maintains ongoing liaison with relevant external bodies/contacts e.g. regulatory organizations, auditors, solicitors, banks etc.
  • Prepares Letters of Credit for approval and forwards them to the bank to facilitate the importation of products
  • Oversees the computation and remittance of taxes, payment of insurance premiums and other statutory fees
  • Processes expense retirement ledgers to ensure proper accountability of all cash advances to staff
  • Prepares reconciliation of petty cash daily and before replenishments
  • Prepares daily and weekly collections and payments summary reports
  • Files all payment and collection documents in a chronology order
  • Responds to queries regarding approvals, payment limits and deadlines for retirements etc.
  • Provides technical training, guidance and advice on financial accounting issues, developments and trends
  • Reviews weekly reports submitted by various departments/functional units and presents timely reports to the MD
  • Assists in the development and maintenance of sound financial controls across the company operations
  • Coordinates the proper capturing of financial transactions and consolidation of the company’s accounts from all business units and functions
  • Prepares accurate, comprehensive and timely financial and management information including tax, cash flow, management accounts and other statutory accounts
  • Coordinates the preparation of the company’s financial reports
  • Manages the statutory reporting process, including setting timetables and providing guidelines
  • Assists the MD in financial risk management and control
  • Maintains established work schedule
  • Acts as custodian of the company’s petty cash
  • Reviews staff requisitions and other payments to check compliance to the petty cash policy
  • Distributes vendor and staff disbursements to approved petty cash requisitions
  • Maintains accurate records of petty cash requests and disbursements


  • Interested candidates should possess a Bachelor’s Degree / HND qualification with 3 – 5 years of work experience.

Required Skills and Competencies:

  • ICAN/ACCA certified
  • Time management
  • Excellent report writing skills;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills – written and spoken
  • Proficiency in the use of Ms Office Suite (Word, Excel and Powerpoint).
  • Good leadership and team-building skills
  • High level of integrity and confidentiality;
  • Attention to details

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using “Account Officer- Abuja” as the subject of the mail

Application Deadline  27th January, 2023.

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