Gland Oil & Gas (GOG) is an independent oil and gas company focused on production, development and gas exploration.

We are oil finders, driven to unlock significant new petroleum systems, and to grow and mature discovered hydrocarbon basins through additional exploration success, as well as development and production .

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Administration Officer

Location: Lagos

Job Description

    The Administration Officer is responsible for maintaining day to day financial, accounting, administrative and personnel services in order to meet legislative requirements and support municipal operations.
    The Administration Officer reports to the Director of Finance and is responsible for assisting with preparation of financial statements, maintaining cash controls supervising the payroll and personnel administration, purchasing, maintaining accounts payable and managing office operations.
    The Administration Officer must work within municipal policies and procedures and in compliance with all Territorial Acts and Legislation.
    Failure to provide adequate services may result in lost or misused revenues, inaccurate financial statements and financial mismanagement for employees, contractors and suppliers if the payroll and/or accounts payables are not processed in an accurate and timely manner.


Administer and monitor the financial system in order to ensure that the municipal finances are maintained in an accurate and timely manner:

    Assist with preparation of the budget.
    Implement financial policies and procedures.
    Reconcile the general ledger.
    Prepare and reconcile general bank statements.
    Establish and maintain supplier accounts.
    Ensure data is entered into the system.
    Ensure transactions are properly recorded and entered into the computerized accounting system.
    Prepare income statements.
    Prepare balance sheets.
    Assist with the annual audit.
    Maintain financial files and records.

Oversee the accounts payable and accounts receivable systems in order to ensure complete and accurate records of all money inflows:

    Ensure the safeguarding of all municipal funds
    Issue, code and authorize purchase orders
    Reconcile the accounts payable
    Reconcile the accounts receivable
    Reconcile weekly deposits
    Manage distribution of utilities bills and collections of accounts

Administer employee files and records in order to ensure accurate payment of benefits and allowances:

    Administer employment agreements
    Verify and report on benefits payments
    Maintain the leave management system
    Review remittances
    Supervise completion of the payroll
    Review payroll reports

Supervise administrative services within the municipal office:

    Manage the filing, storage and security of documents
    Respond to inquiries
    Manage the repair and maintenance of computer and office equipment
    Maintain insurance coverage
    Issue permits and licenses
    Supervise the lands program
    Supervise customer services and respond to customer inquiries
    Assist with preparation of Bylaws
    Assist with preparation and advertising of contract documents
    Administer contracts.

Knowledge and Skills

    Administrative Officer must have proficient knowledge in the following areas:
    Computerized accounting programs
    Accounts payable and accounts receivables
    Generally accepted accounting principles
    Preparation of financial statements
    Municipal services
    Administration of employee benefits
    Payroll systems and reporting
    Office administration
    An understanding of relevant municipal legislation, policies and procedures
    An understanding of the northern cultural and political environment

Skills and Qualifications
Administration Officer must demonstrate the following skills:

    Supervisory skills.
    Team building.
    Accounting and bookkeeping skills.
    Analytical and problem-solving skills.
    Decision-making skills.
    Effective verbal and listening communications skills.
    Effective written communications skills.
    Computer skills including the ability to operate computerized accounting, spreadsheet, and word processing programs at a highly proficient level.
    Stress management skills.
    Time management skill.
    Minimum of B.Sc degree or its equivalent.

Application Closing Date
28th April, 2017.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV's to:

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