Account Officer Job at SIAO Partners

SIAO Partners is an independent Nigerian professional services firm which boasts a crop of seasoned professionals with local and international experience positioned to providing excellent financial advisory services and business assurance. Specifically, the Firm is managed by Alumni of KPMG, PWC, EY, PKF Professional Services and Grant Thornton. With a professional staff strength of over 100 highly qualified and dedicated personnel, we pride ourselves as being Nigeria’s largest indigenous professional services firm.

Our professional competence has seen us audited and consulted for various sectors of the economy such as Engineering, Oil and Gas, Finance, Public Sector, Telecommunications and Manufacturing amongst others. We pride ourselves in always being at a high level of responsiveness and commitment to our client’s needs. This distinguishes us from our competitors and also guarantees excellent results for repeat business.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Account Officer

Job Location: Ikoyi, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Direct Reporting Line: Country Manager

Job purpose

  • We are seeking a young, vibrant, highly skilled and dedicated Account Officer to join our organization.
  • As an Account Officer, you will be responsible for managing financial transactions, and payments for our currency brokerage services in the financial industry in Nigeria.
  • An integral part of your job will be to maintain excellent relationships with bank account officers and ensure smooth trading operations and payment follow-ups.
  • The ideal candidate should have a strong background in finance, exceptional attention to detail, and excellent communication and relationship-building skills.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Execute and manage financial transactions, including currency conversions, FX trades, and fixed income deals.
  • Ensure accuracy and promptness in executing transactions to meet clients' requirements and organizational goals.
  • Collaborate with the trading team to ensure seamless execution of currency swaps and provide necessary support for profitable outcomes.
  • Monitor payment processes, including tracking and reconciliation of trade-related payments.
  • Prepare regular reports on financial transactions, trade activities, and paymentstatuses.
  • Provide updates and insights to management, highlighting critical issues and proposing appropriate solutions.
  • Provide exceptional customer service by promptly addressing inquiries and resolving issues related to financial transactions.
  • Maintain accurate records of all transactions and payments.
  • Liaise with banks, and other relevant partiesto resolve any payment-related issues efficiently.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with bank account officers to facilitate smooth banking operations.
  • Proactively engage with bank representatives for account-related matters, including documentation, transaction approvals, and resolving issues.
  • Adhere to regulatory requirements and internal policies while executing financial transactions.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant laws and industry regulations, including KYC, AML, and other compliance standards.
  • Prepare and organize necessary documentation for audits, compliance checks, and internal reviews.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or a related field.
  • At least 2 years of experience working in the finance industry.
  • Professional certifications such as ACCA, ICAN, or CFA required.
  • Proven experience in financial services, preferably in currency brokerage.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships with clients, bank officers, and internal stakeholders.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications.
  • Strong understanding of financial markets, currency conversions, and fixed-income dealing.
  • Knowledge of payment processing systems and deal settlement practices.
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to work with numerical data accurately.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Familiarity with relevant regulations and compliance standards.

Highly competitive.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Position as the subject of the email.
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  • Please use "SIAOOA006" as the reference code on the google form
  • Only qualified candidates will be contacted.