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Management Accountant at Paga Nigeria

  • Accounting / Finance
  • Anywhere
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Financial analysis

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We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Management Accountant

Location: Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria

Sector: Consumer Finance

Grade Level: Management Accountant 2 – Grade 8

Job Field: Accounting / Finance

Report to: Finance Manager

Details

  • 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

  • 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
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Financial analysis
  • Proficiency across data, financial and strategy analysis
  • 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

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online