Senior Accountant at Nairagram

Nairagram
Job Title: Senior Accountant

Location: Lagos

Responsibilities
Technical / Analysis and Problem Solving:

  • Responsible for timely monthly, separate and consolidated financial statements, payments, cash-flow management reporting for submission to management
  • Establish and maintain systems for cost-sensitivity analysis and early-warning of cost-overruns.
  • Responsible for strategic financial planning and management reporting activities in the organization.
  • Preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual Management Reports, Budgets and Financial Plan and ensures compliance with statutory regulations.
  • Ensures the prompt reporting of financial performance at period end (e.g., income, balance sheet position, bank reconciliation) including relevant insightful analysis.
  • Monitor financial controls for effectiveness and efficiency and ensures identified lapses are escalated on a timely basis.
  • Manages and controls receivable General Ledger accounts.
  • Prompt collection of receivables from clients.
  • Performs monthly review of the general ledger and ensure they are backed up with relevant schedules.
  • Assist in project financing activities, including financial analysis, budgeting, invoicing, timely and accurate bank reconciliations, monitoring of expenditure levels against budget and funding obligations.
  • Assist in the preparation of company and project budgets and monitor their implementation.
  • Variance analysis of forecast to actual and explanation of those variances.
  • Assist in the preparation of financial statements and perform financial analysis to aid effective decision making.
  • Draft accounting policy and procedure manuals, regularly update and ensure compliance.
  • Maintain records and receipts of all financial transactions.
  • Act as a key point of contact with external partners including merchants, clients and vendors on payments, logistics, billing and invoicing.
  • Assist in company’s financial procedures which includes but not limited to audit, tax and budgeting processes.
  • Monitor the company’s working capital and ensure data integrity in all financial reporting.
  • Ensure accurate and timely filing of federal and state tax returns including CIT, VAT, WHT, CGT, Transfer pricing and other business-related filings.
  • Work with Tax Consultants and other required teams to ensure timely filing of business annual returns.
  • Coordinate with various stakeholders on regular or special tax related projects including but not limited to FIRS and LIRS audit.

Interpersonal, Relationship Management & Collaboration:

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  • Liaising with internal stakeholders and follow up with external customers on all account related requests

Customer Focus:

  • Ensure Internal and External Customer Satisfaction

Competency Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or other related field.
  • Professional qualification: ICAN ,ACCA or CFA .
  • 7+ years work experience in similar role with sound knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and IFRS;
  • Must have Experience in Fintech / Payments / Banking / Financial Services domain
  • Proficiency in using Accounting software;
  • Ability to ensure accounting policies and procedures are followed.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong ethical principles and ability to manage confidential and sensitive financial information.
  • Attention to details.
  • Good Management abilities.
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles.
  • Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements, and projections.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and other relevant accounting tools.
  • Ability to work well within teams and thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of e-mail.