Senior General Accountant At GB Foods

GB foods is a leading FMCG group in West and Central Africa. We are into Trading and Manufacturing of branded food products for the African market.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job POsition: Senior General Accountant
JOb Location:

Role & Responsibilities
We are looking for a Senior General Accounting Specialist, that will join our Finance Administration department as a supervisor of the different teams, being responsible for:

Supervising the General accounting team tasks

  • Post the general ledger and cash accounting entries, thereby compensating according to the type of payment/collection to ensure that the accounting reflects the economic operations. The related transactions but not exhaustive are:
  • Prepare and pay for the various taxes and social security charges, ensuring correct credit of the same in all managed companies.
  • Ensure that all the taxes are declared and paid on time,
  • Prepare and control the intercompany invoices and accounts to adjust the internal billing situation of services between companies of the GBFOODS.
  • Reconcile on a monthly basis the inter company accounts
  • Review all the differences noted and liaise with Corporate team
  • Post all the relating adjustments

Supervising the Accounts Payable team tasks:

  • Vendor Invoices reception (different flows)
  • Posting for payment: validating the invoice with the Purchase Orders
  • Initiate workflows for invoice differences / inconsistences / formalities
  • Invoice archive
  • Follow up of open purchase orders, and vendors accounts

Travel expenses:

  • Accounting for payment: supporting document validation, and posting
  • Technical support to procurement department (PO treatment).
  • Authorization workflows maintenance
  • Control the account balances of customers/suppliers to ensure the correct status thereof.
  • Handle inquiries from internal and external customers regarding the billing generated and guarantee the validity of the information.
  • Cash flow management

Supervising the Treasury team tasks
Main Tasks include:

  • Banking map and banking pool
  • Financial facilities management (M&A, CapEx and Working capital)
  • Cashmanagement; daily position and forecast
  • Payment management
  • Online banking management
  • Financial cost management and reporting
  • Management of bank accounts
  • Reconcile all the bank accounts on a monthly basis
  • Ensure that all the transactions on the bank statements are correctly booked (accuracy and completeness)
  • Ensure that all the outstanding items are investigated and duly adjusted
  • Make all the cheques deposit on the bank accounts
  • Make all the cash withdrawal for the petty cash replenishment
  • In collaboration with Corporate team, ensure the relationship with the local bank
  • Make the follow up of all the payments done

Supervising the Audit, Reporting team tasks:

  • Audits and tax inspections
  • Finance reporting
  • Establishment of the annual financial statements


  • Academic requirements: Superior level vocational training in accounting
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in a similar position
  • Previous experience in Accounts Payable, Tax, Treasury very desirable
  • Tool/ Software: Good knowledge of SAP FI (General accounting, Account payables, Customers, Banks, …)
  • Ability to work under pressure with good communication skills
  • Rigorous, autonomous, innovative and proactive
  • Language: English

Deadline: November 29 2018

 Accounting / Audit / Finance


  1.  Abuja, Lagos


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