Payment Accountant at Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG)

Nigeria LNG Limited is a globally competitive LNG company helping to build a better Nigeria, incorporated as a private limited liability company on May 17, 1989 to harness Nigeria’s vast natural gas resources and produce Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) and Natural Gas Liquids (NGLs) for the domestic and export markets. We provide exciting career opportunities and an innovative work environment.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Payment Accountant

Reference Code: FNT/2022/2/E
Location: Nigeria


  • To provide support to the Head, Treasury Operations in planning, implementing, managing, coordinating and maintaining systems, strategies, operations and policies relating to staff payment operations for NLNG, thereby ensuring timely and efficient settlement of NLNG payroll payments, staff expense claims and estacode as well as receipts under the Voluntary Bill Settlement Assistance  program, in compliance with the Company’s procedures, treasury objectives and staff conditions of service.

Main Accountabilities

  • Execute NLNG monthly payroll payments in accordance with published timelines.
  • Execute NLNG staff expense claims/estacode payments in line with the Manage Payments procedure.
  • Manage engagements with counterparties including House Banks, Employee/Industrial Relations team, Logistics team, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Staff in handling and resolving issues / enquiries / queries related to processed payments and deposits, thus ensuring stakeholder expectations are met to prevent reputational damage and industrial disharmony.
  • Ensure timely resolution and clearing of outstanding bank reconciliation items, ensuring that open items are properly resolved and adequately disposed of, including the maintenance and update of issues logs covering returned payments, re-application of returned payments and all other payment related issues for tracking and reporting.
  • Monitor and facilitate the closure of audit action items in own area, including internal/external audit items and management letter points.
  • Maintain proper records of transactions and filing of (electronic and/or hard copy) documents to ensure availability and accessibility, when required.
  • Ensure full compliance with all relevant policies and procedures in the payment process.
  • Manage all the VOBSA related transactions, interfaces, and reconciliations to ensure accuracy, timeliness, and smooth operation of the running program.
  • Manage engagement with Asset Disposal Committee and Finance Controllers team to ensure proper accounting for staff deposits in respect of balloted company assets.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in related discipline at Second Class Lower Division (2.2) and above.
  • Professional Accounting qualification (ACA/ACMA/ACCA) is an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 5 years post-graduation work experience out of which 3 years should have been spent in the finance function of a reputable organization.

Application Closing Date
5th January, 2023.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click Here to Apply Online

Job / Application Requirements

  • Applicants should attach only the underlisted mandatory documents to their applications. Please do not attach any other documents except those listed below. All attachments must be in PDF format:
    • NYSC Completion Certificate or Exemption Dertificate
    • University Degree Certificate / Tertiary Institution certificate specified for the role you are applying for
    • Professional certificate(s) stated in the Job Description of the role you are applying for
    • Government-issued Birth Certificate
    • Copy of Secondary education certificate
    • Copy of Primary education certificate or testimonial
    • Curriculum Vitae (not more than 2 pages)
  • Applications must be completed online and should not be duplicated. Anyone who submits more than one application will be disqualified. Please review and ensure accuracy and completeness of all information provided on your application form before you submit. Any false information provided during or after the application process will lead to outright disqualification.
  • For the best user experience, please make use of laptops and desktops, not Mobile Phones.
    • The supported Internet browsers are:
      • Microsoft Internet Explorer – 11.0 & later
      • Mozilla Firefox – 63.0 & later    
      • Apple Safari – 6.2 & later
      • Google Chrome – 68.0 & later.

Application Instructions

  • Click the link above to apply directly for this specific role or Click Here to follow the general application process  
  • Click on “Register with Us” to register
  • If you have already registered, click on “Job Search”.
  • Click on “Start” and the position advertised will be displayed.
  • Scroll down and select the position by clicking on the grey box in front of position
  • Click on “Apply”
  • Attach /upload copies of only the specified documents – on the Job Portal. Send your application once you have completed all the segments of the application portal

Important Notice

  • NLNG does NOT demand Payment from applicants: Application is FREE OF CHARGE.
  • NLNG does NOT assign agents to assist applicants in processing applications.
  • Only successful candidates at each stage of the exercise will be contacted.
  • Only applications completed via the NLNG JOB PORTAL are valid. To avoid exposure to dubious/fraudulent websites/links, kindly apply ONLY via
  • We are an equal opportunity employer and, all employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications after competitive assessment.  
  • Eligible Females and People with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.
  • Candidates who require reasonable adjustment during this recruitment by reason of disability, should kindly let us know for our evaluation. After applying on the NLNG portal, please send an email titled “Reasonable Adjustment” to . A ‘reasonable adjustment’ is a change that must be made to remove or reduce a disadvantage related to:
    • A job applicant’s disability when applying for a job
    • An employee’s disability when doing their job.
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