Vacancy for an Accounting Administrator at Clickatell

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  • Posted:
    6 months ago
  • Category:
    Accounting Assistant
  • Deadline:
    August 13, 2019

Clickatell is a cutting edge technology company and global leader in mobile messaging that enables effortless, personalized, and contextual digital interactions between businesses and their customers. We specialize in helping brands delight their customers with innovative, customer-centric solutions, giving them more time for what really matters.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Accounting Administrator

Location: Lagos
The Capabilities of our Champion

  • Excellent communication: Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent Administrative skills: Be able to work with a high level of accuracy.
  • Be able to work under pressure: Deadlines are very tight, accurate reporting is a must.
  • Supplier Focus: Respond and deal effectively with suppliers.
  • Team Work: Must be able to work as part of a team. Must be able to work reliably and responsibly with internal and external colleagues.
  • Analysis and logic, systematic and orderly planning, attention to detail.
  • Demonstrable experience of excel skills and good working knowledge of Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel.
  • Ability to handle high pressure environment and adapt to change.
  • Self-starter who can work with minimum of supervision.
  • Ethical and principal based working methods.
  • Excellent negotiating skills both internally to team and externally with other departments.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Willingness to work outside of normal office hours when circumstances dictate.

Our Champions journey so far:

  • Financial qualification and 3 years working experience in a similar financial position
  • Microsoft Dynamics NAV experience would be an advantage.
  • Working with international creditors
  • Computer Literate, (MS Office), with advanced Excel proficiency

Job Description

  • We are looking for a dynamic and hands-on Accounting Administrator who will be responsible for providing the Nigerian in-country finance and tax related support to the Group.

The role of our Champion

  • The purpose of the role is to provide support in country for the finance and tax departments and assisting in the office administration and facilities duties.


  • Downloading of local bank statements, capture and updating bank receipts in batches in the accounting system
  • Liaising with the banks to ensure the signatories mandates are kept up to date and the adding/removal of users.
  • Responsible for opening additional bank accounts as required
  • Schedule payments to fit in with the company’s cash flow objectives
  • Submit purchase orders for approval on the accounting system
  • Maintain the Purchase order process in the accounting system. Once approve, convert to invoices, archive and delete
  • Capture invoices on the accounting system and preparation of payments when needed
  • Allocate payments to supplier accounts in the accounting system and supplier account reconciliations and vendor ageing
  • Assist local staff with supplier queries by providing information regarding suppliers and expenses on request
  • Resolve customer refunds by collaborating with the support team
  • Monitor Virtual Top-up (‘’VTU’’) stock on vendors’ portals. Placing orders and following up that they have been processed by the vendors
  • Perform the VTU recon with vendors to ensure all transactions statuses have been updated correctly
  • Perform the office facilities function to ensure the office adequately equipped by collaborating with group Facilities
  • Assist the Accounts Receivable Administrator with customer collections and reconciliations


  • Preparing weekly purchases of Airtime stock
  • Resolve customer refunds by collaborating with the support team


  • Ensure the fixed asset register is kept up to date
  • Assist with Tax filings; including VAT and WHT compliance assistance and submissions
  • Any other ad hoc requests, including support as required with local audits

Why you will love being here:

  • Competitive salary paid monthly
  • Medical aid contributions
  • Quarterly performance incentives
  • Pension fund contribution
  • Group life cover
  • Communication allowances
  • Undercover parking
  • Half day off on your birthday
  • 5 “personal” days leave a year, over and above your normal annual leave.
  • Staff events, snacks, cool offices. All the things that make Clickatell a fantastic place to work.
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