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Socialander’s Career and Recruitment Offer
Job title : Finance Accounting Intern
Job Location : Lagos
Deadline : May 30, 2021
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About the Opportunity
Socialander is seeking an energetic, passionate, and smart finance Intern to join our team.
You are self-starting, resourceful, entrepreneurial, endlessly curious, and highly ambitious
You have effective time management and organization skills, strong communication and interpersonal skills, a positive attitude and a growth mindset.
You show up on time, pay attention to details, think on your feet, ask for help when you need it, and consistently demonstrate respect for others.
Responsibilities / Qualifications / Essential Job Functions
Document, monitor and update accounting policies
Ensure all payments are completed on time (including accounts payable and bank deposits)
Create & review quarterly and annual budgets for all departments
Analyze costs and profits
Set and track financial KPIs
Report on financial status on a regular basis and create ad-hoc reports when needed
Maintain accurate and up-to-date filing systems
Perform internal audits and assist with external audits
Ensure compliance with accounting and tax regulations
Manage billing, tax forms, reporting, and more
Assist in the formulation of internal controls and policies to comply with legislation and established best practices
Assist in the preparation of financial statements in compliance with official guidelines and requirements
Work experience as a finance or accounting Intern or similar role.
Thorough knowledge of accounting principles, procedures and legislation
Hands-on experience with general ledger accounts payable and accounts receivable functions
Experience with cash management and risk assessment
ICAN or ACCA preferred
Good knowledge of accounting software
Attention to detail
Ability to work with tight deadlines
Well-organized with ability to prioritize
Working knowledge of MS Office (especially excel) and accounting software (e.g. Quickbooks, Waveapp or Zoho books)