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Financial Accountant job at Iroko – August jobs

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Job Title: Financial Accountant

Company: IROKO


IROKO is Africa’s leading entertainment technology company. Launched in 2010, by Jason Njoku and Bastian Gotter, it is one of the most talked about African internet start-ups, thanks to its flagship Nollywood movie platform iROKOtv. Head quartered in Lagos, Nigeria, the company has pioneered Video-On-Demand for Nollywood content (Nigerian movies) and has aggregated the world’s largest online catalogue of African content, totaling 10,000+ hours.

Job Description

  • Monitoring and maintaining entries in the accounting systems for up to 6 entities across Africa. Ad-hoc assistance will be required across the remaining group companies
  • Monitoring daily bank balances and preparation of the weekly cash balance summary
  • Review of the bank reconciliations across the African entities
  • Preparation of monthly cash movement analysis
  • Review of the PL to ensure appropriate costs and revenues have been recognised in the period
  • Reconciliation of intercompany transactions and balances
  • Assistance with payment uploads and monitoring, as required
  • Raising sales invoices as required
  • Monthly review of the trade receivables and payables to ensure all invoices recorded on the system are still valid
  • Forming excellent working relationships with colleagues across the international organisation
  • Preparing audit schedules, assisting with audit queries and other year-end work
  • Liaising with the Tax Consultant for withholding tax and VAT review & remittance
  • Liaising with the other external stakeholders such as bank officers, Auditors, consultants etc in applicable entities as the need arises
  • Ensuring deadlines for tax returns and filings are met
  • Ad-hoc petty cash review to ensure assistant financial accountants reconciliations are accurate
  • Balance sheet reconciliation and review
  • Payroll review, ensuring accuracy of payroll related schedules. Also ensuring proper recognition and payment of statutory deductions to proper authorities.
  • Monitoring of loans and advances to ensure funds are recovered where appropriate
  • Supervision of the assistant financial accountant and remotely supporting the accounts staff in the other African entities
  • Any other administrative duties delegated by the Financial Controller

Person Specification
Educational Qualification:

  • The ideal candidate will be ACCA qualified (or equivalent professional qualification) with at least 3 years post qualified experience
  • It is desirable but not essential that the candidate has a bachelor’s degree in finance or business

Professional Experience:

  • At least 10 years’ experience in Finance or other related/relevant roles
  • At least 3 years post qualified experience is required for this role

Key Competencies:

  • Intermediate excel skills (v-lookups, pivot tables, sumifs)
  • Numerial accuracy
  • Business Savvy
  • Strong planning and organisational skills
  • Relationship Management
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Technical and Functional Expertise
  • Understanding the Business
  • Achieving Results
  • Serving the internal stakeholders
  • Teamwork
  • Interpersonal and Communication Skills


ALL Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title as subject of the email and successfull candidates will be contacted.

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