27 Apr 2016

Full-Time Accounts Officer at Inland Containers Nigeria Limited

Toni AdewunmiKano, Kano, Nigeria

Job Description

Inland Containers Nigeria Limited is a fully indigenous organization incorporated in February, 1980 to provide Port Services to the hinterland shipping communities in the country. The Company was born out of necessity and packaged as a veritable intervention facilitator to assist the rapid industrialization and development of the hinterland.

Accounts Officer

Job Description

  • Raise receipts for funds collected from customers/vendors/staff etc, and ensure daily dissemination of receipt details electronically and hard copies weekly
  • Ensure prompt lodgment of funds collected within 24hrs
  • Ensure to keep proper and safe record of receipt
  • Receive and sign off debit notes after verification of its accuracy
  • Follow up with customers to ensure prompt venue collection
  • Prepare monthly report of collections vis a vis debit notes received
  • Compute terminal rent payable and ensure full collection
  • Assist the financial accountant with analysis and reconciliations to support statutory accounts audit process
  • Liaise with Depot Manager to make requisition e.g consumables
  • Act to ensure prompt and accurate recording of transaction
  • Release refund cheques to customers (Agents and Consignees) or their representatives
  • Interface with tax authorities in Kano/Kaduna and other related agencies
  • Maintain asset register
  • Liaise with the bank to track receipts and lodgments from consignees or other clients
  • Maintain and update accounts receivable customer files and records with copies of invoices and evidence of lodgment


  • First degree/HND in Finance/Accounting or any related discipline
  • Candidates with AAT Certificate would equally be considered
  • Relevant professional certification e.g. Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Association of Certified and Chartered Accountants (ACCA) is an added advantage
  • Minimum of 3 years work experience in the Finance/Treasury/Accounts function in a similar organization
  • Fluent in Hausa Language.

Method of Application

Interested candidates should send their applications and CV’s to recruitment@inlandcontainers.net with the position applied for as subject of the mail.

Job Categories: Accounting Jobs in Nigeria. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in Endless.

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