AS Operations West Africa Ltd. (ASO) Job for an Accounting Assistant

AS Operations West Africa Ltd. (ASO), is a Nigeria-registered subsidiary of Adam Smith International (ASI). ASO provides operational support to three DFID-funded projects in Nigeria, i.e. NIAF, GEMS and ENABLE. Operational services include IT and Communications; Residential and Hotel Accommodations; Administrative Support; Domestic Ground and Air Transportation; International Travel and Protocol; and, Security Services.

AS Operations West Africa Ltd. (ASO) is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Accounting Assistant
Job Ref: 0701
Location: Kaduna
Job Summary

  • Based in Kaduna, this position works within the Accounting Services Section of a mid-sized operational services company. Among our clients is a leading international advisory firm that works throughout the world to help reform and improve economies and institutions
  • This is an mid-level position which provides accounting support to the client by performing a number of financial tasks
  • Salary is based on an established, posted pay scale. This position is classified as an Administrative Services Level 5


  • Management of a payment voucher system;
  • Remitting monthly PAYE to FIRS;
  • Assisting in the preparation of monthly bank reconciliation statements;
  • Following up with clients on missing documentation;
  • Maintaining a filing system; and
  • Other related duties.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to accurately transfer data from one source to another;
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing;
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and effectively prioritize tasks; and
  • Knowledge of the double entry principle of accounting.
  • Ability to perform basic accounting functions;
  • Knowledge of GAAP, internal controls and accounting procedures;
  • Ability to use a personal computer and software applications especially Microsoft Word and Excel;

Education and Experience:

  • B.Sc Degree in Accounting or any related field of study; and
  • Experience with the use of a variety of computer applications including Excel and Word.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their application letters and CV’s to: [email protected] Please note “Accounting Assistant – Kaduna” in the subject line.

Your application package should include:

  • A cover letter detailing how you meet the Education, Experience, Licensing and Certification qualifications;
  • Your CV; and
  • Contact details for three recent work-related referees


  • Only applicants who meet the Education and Experience qualifications will be contacted. If you do not meet these, you need not apply.
  • Applications received after this time will not be considered

Application Deadline  16:00hrs; 15th January, 2017

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