BuyPower is simplifying consumer payments in Nigeria starting with utilities and enabling energy access across Africa. BuyPower and #x27;
s mobile app and digital payment platform enable you to pay for your electricity bills online, from the comfort of your homes and offices.
The platform has simplified the process that comes with paying for utilities and has integrated tools and features to help you manage as well as conserve these utilities.
They are a team of smart and energetic people, building the next generation of energy services in Nigeria. They are cash flow positive with hundreds of thousands of paying customers.
Working with BuyPower is an opportunity to make an impact in a young team and do work that really matters. They are backed by YCombinator and other Investors.
About The Role
They are looking to hire a Finance Operation’s Lead who will be responsible for the following
Risk Management : Document, communicate and mitigate risk.
Team Management : Supervise and coordinate the finance team.
Tax Compliance : Ensure Tax Compliance in every aspect of the business.
Statutory Audit : Managing, Supervising and coordinating Statutory Audit.
Financial Reporting : Support the Management in Investors’ reporting.
Working Capital Management : Supervise, coordinate movement and secure working capital.
What do you need to do to be considered successful?
As the Finance Operation’s Lead, you will be responsible for the following Accounting Function of the organization :
Supervise Receivable reconciliations and amp; ensure amounts receivable from different customers on daily basis are well posted in the accounting system
Supervise weekly Reporting on the Receivable variances and ensuring that all variances are addressed to a conclusion in a timely manner.
Supervising posting of the variances in the accounting system accordingly
Supervise weekly and monthly reporting on Receivables from different Customers and interpreting the reports for management
Supervise Current Assets reconciliation
Supervise posting of Current Assets utilization in the Accounting system on a daily basis
Supervise weekly reporting on the Current Assets variances and ensuring that all variances are addressed to a conclusion in a timely manner.
Supervising posting the variances in the accounting system accordingly
Supervise weekly and monthly reporting on Current Assets for the different Service Providers and interpreting the reports for management
Supervise bank transaction postings and reconciliations in the accounting system
Posting of other transactions in the accounting system
Any other responsibility as may be delegated by the management from time to time
How Important are you to the bottom line?
You will have the overall responsibility of overseeing and managing the essential systems for financial monitoring and reporting.
You will ensure smooth operations of projects, satisfactory provision of effective financial management services, and strong oversight for internal control systems
The biggest problem-solving duties on the Job
You must possess a sound problem-solving ability and the capacity to exercise good judgment in making financial decisions and maintaining confidentiality.
What do you need to have done In your career?
Degree in accounting from a recognized institution
At least 8 years work experience in accounting position three of which should be in a management position
Experience working with Fintech or Insurance or Investment company is highly desired
Knowledge in risk assessment and internal controls
Abreast with IFRS, Accounting Principles and GAAP
Knowledge of QuickBooks online and any other accounting software
Ability to work with minimum supervision
Advanced excel skills
Team Management skills
Experience in External Reporting including Statutory Reporting
International experience is good to have
Experience working in a team
Professional Accountancy qualification
Attention to details
What Do you stand to Gain?
Highly competitive salary
Work with the smartest and coolest people while building innovative products and solving problems
Flexi-work and paid annual leave days
Premium health insurance
Free lunch, data allowance, performance bonus and many other benefits