Management Accountant - Paga Nigeria
Paga Nigeria
Lagos
6d ago
source : BetaJob

Job Details

Location : Yaba, Nigeria

Department : Finance

Sector : Consumer Finance

Grade Level : Management Accountant 2 - Grade 8

Report to : Finance Manager

About The Role

  • Paga is looking for a passionate, self-driven and experienced Management Accountant to join our team! As the Management Accountant, you will be responsible for managing, developing, and overseeing the financial management system in our company.
  • The management accountant will be responsible for analyzing and advising our current and future expenditures for maximum ROI and project performance.
  • The ideal candidate will be well-versed in GAAP methodologies, and capable of creating cost-effective budgets for future projects.
  • They will also be responsible for developing, proposing, and implementing company-wide plans to reduce financial risks and lower costs as well as participate in project audits.

    Primary Responsibilities

  • Analyse financial information, variance analysis and commentaries to assist business profitability and growth
  • Provide accurate and sound management reporting to assist with key decision making
  • Supervise month end financial activities. Assign and enforce deadlines for all stages of the closing process
  • Manage team members and oversee all aspects of account payable, account receivables and revenue assurance. Plan, assign and review team member’s work.
  • Provide financial advice by studying operational issues; applying financial principles and practices; developing recommendations
  • Follow and comply with international accounting standards for financial statements
  • Ensure compliance with all financial regulations
  • Contribute to annual budgeting and planning process
  • Prepare budget estimates and financial plans for management and board members.
  • Ensure tax compliance and returns
  • Knowledge And Skill Requirements

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Financial analysis
  • Proficiency across data, financial and strategy analysis
  • Bachelor's degree with a minimum of a 2 : 1 in finance, accounting or any related field and must be a chartered accountant or has a professional qualification (ACCA, ICAN, CIMA) in view
  • Broad experience and knowledge of accounting and reporting standards
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in communicating and influencing senior stakeholders
  • Advanced computer software skills, including Excel macros and other accounting packages
  • Must have completed the mandatory NYSC
  • Key Competencies :

  • An analytical approach to work
  • Commercial and business awareness
  • Strong attention to detail and an investigative nature
  • Good time management skills and the ability to prioritise
  • The capacity to make quick but rational decisions
  • Good time management skills and the ability to prioritise
  • Problem-solving skills and initiative
  • The potential to lead and motivate others
  • The ability to work as part of a team and to build strong working relationships
  • Self-Driven and hardworking
  • Discreet and respects confidentiality
  • Integrity and high professional / personal ethical standard
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