Account Payable Officer

Finance · Yaba, Lagos
Department Finance
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

Sector: Financial Services

Career Level:  Grade 3 & 4

Reports To: Assistant Accountant

Experience: Minimum of 1-2 years of relevant experience



Paga is a licensed financial services company and a leading payments company in Nigeria with a massive transformative purpose - to make it simple for one billion people to access and use money. It was founded on the simple belief that the ubiquity of mobile phones can be leveraged in building an ecosystem that enables people to digitally send and receive money and creating simple financial access for everyone.




Account payable officer is responsible for the processing of payment documents in a timely, accurate and cost-effective manner.


  • Regular communication with internal and external clients via phone and email correspondence
  • Processing payment document in accordance with internal procedures and policy as well as in compliance with legal requirements i.e. Tax laws
  • Responsible for posting of payment vouchers on SAP
  • Prepares payment batches, cheques, wire transfer instructions and other payment instruction types
  • Raises and prepares inventory purchase requisition and follow through that inventory account with merchants get credited. Ensures that inventory reorder level is maintained, and inventory does not run out
  • Reconcile various accounts including bank accounts by identifying errors in posting and omissions by applying appropriate accounting standards
  • Assist with monthly status reports and monthly closings
  • Files and maintains payment and accounting documents
  • Performs other duties as required to support the department



  • Initiative
  • Self- driven and hardworking
  • Organisational skills
  • Written and verbal communications skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Good team player
  • Flexibility


  • Ability to use MS Excel, Word, Power Point
  • Knowledge of SAP or a similar system is an advantage
  • Ability to meet deadline, multi-task and follow-up on pending issues
  • Must be open to change and willing to learn new skills
  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of a 2:1 (Preferably in Finance / Accounting)
  • Minimum of 1 year work experience in account payable or general accounting
  • An accounting professional certification in either ACCA, ICAN or equivalents
  • Must have completed the mandatory NYSC



We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity inclusion. We do not discriminate on grounds of colour, race, nationality, religion, age, ethnic origin, disability, gender, marital status, or sexual orientation in our employment practices.


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    Yaba, Lagos
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