Junior Accountant
SeedStars Academy
lagos, NG
23h ago
source : Mrjobsnaija

SeedStars Academy's job vacancy, Career and Recruitment

Job title : Junior Accountant jobs in Lagos Job Location : Lagos Deadline : August 26, 2022

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  • About the Job

  • If Fintech sounds interesting to you and if autonomy, a steep learning curve, and responsibility from day one are what you desire, then you might be the right fit for us!
  • Lendigo is seeking to hire a Data-Driven Accountant to join its team in Lagos, reporting directly to the country's senior accountant.
  • You will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations involving all accounting transactions, bookkeeping, bank reconciliations, expenses, bank payments, local taxes, capital importation, allocation of idle funds, and financial reporting.
  • The ideal candidate must be familiar with accounting procedures and should have experience with accounting software programs (like Xero).
  • Who We Are Looking For

  • We're focused on culture first. We want someone with a soul. Someone who does the right thing. Someone without ego. We're looking for someone we want to hang out with, laugh with, and work with.
  • Social skills are a must.

  • We bet on raw talent over tenure. The baseline : candidates need to have a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience. That said, what we want most is someone that's hungry.
  • That's more important to us than years of experience.

  • Experience in growing and managing employees at an early-stage company would be helpful, but not required.
  • Ideal candidates will be extremely flexible with scheduling, working weekends and occasionally on holidays.
  • Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare end-of-month reports
  • Prepare audits, forecasts, and other fiscal planning.
  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the company including daily account reconciliation, cash / treasury management, and internal / external financial & compliance reporting
  • Prepare financial reports in accordance with local and regulatory accounting principles and ensure compliance with the accounting Policies (IFRS)
  • Support periodic reporting to stakeholders
  • Fact-checking invoices for payment and processing
  • Processing billing adjustments and refunds
  • Handling bookkeeping, including daily bank reconciliation
  • Maintaining loan ledgers and other general ledgers on Xero
  • Interfacing with the company's banking and business partners
  • Responsibilities for this role include :

  • Manage all accounting transactions that come through the business
  • Process the bank statements and perform bank reconciliations
  • Monthly filing of statutory (PAYE, VAT, WHT, etc.)
  • Processing of invoices and liaising with other departments regarding payables.
  • Interfacing with the company's banking and business partners
  • Verify that transactions are recorded in the correct account allocations
  • Maintaining Loan ledgers and other general ledgers on Xero
  • Prepare a monthly Profit and Loss Statement, balance sheet, and cash flow statement in accordance with local and regulatory accounting principles and ensure compliance with the accounting Policies (IFRS)
  • Audit financial transactions and documents
  • Handling any other financial function delegated by Superior or management staff.
  • Your Profile

  • First Degree in Accounting or Finance-related discipline.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience post-NYSC
  • Professional student of Accounting (ICAN, ACCA, etc.) would be added advantage
  • Knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting best practices, laws, standards, and state / national regulations and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • Exposure to finance or bank-related functions would be an added advantage.
  • Versatile in using ERP such as Xero, NAV Dynamic, Sage, etc
  • You exhibit strong analytical and IT skills, as well as Excel and spreadsheet expertise. Basic SQL knowledge is required for this position.
  • A high degree of accuracy and attention to detail. ├▒kiskil├« is the password for the vision document above
  • Excellent time management skills; able to prioritize
  • Proactive, with an innate drive to explore different options for reaching results, autonomously
  • Benefits and Perks

  • Be part of an international team
  • Modern and cool office, Silicon Valley style 8-)
  • A high degree of autonomy, flat hierarchy, open communication and get shit done attitude
  • Pension, life, and health insurance schemes
  • Flexible working hours
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